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Jodi U

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Last Login 9/13/2016
Location Pittsburgh, PA
Education Bachelors Degree
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Summary of Experience
Jodi Uhron graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a minor in Spanish. She completed a public relations internship with the former Johnstown Johnnies baseball club of the Frontier League and wrote for the IUP newspaper, The Penn, as a staff writer while attending IUP. In addition to collegiate writing experience, Jodi wrote a children's book titled "Sydney & Me," which was published by RoseDog Books in 2014. She also writes a blog related to the book giving children and parents tips about child-dog safety as well as interactions between children and dogs. In addition to writing, she attended classes on web site design and designed the web site for "Sydney & Me" at www.jodi-uhrontheweb.com. "Sydney & Me" was inspired by the relationship between Jodi's young daughter and dog telling the story from her daughter's perspective of the relationship between the child and family dog as well as encouraging safe interactions for children and dogs and completing simple dog-care chores. The book describes how sibling-like the relationship between a child and dog can be.
Specialties
Journalism, Public Relations, Children's Literature
Interests
Dogs, Sports, Different Cultures, Mental Health/Individuality
Education
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Web Site Design, Associate of Applied Science

Jodi Uhron completed coursework in the Web Site Design program at Penn Highlands to supplement her Journalism degree. The program included a Project class, which was similar to an internship, and worked with a group of other students to complete a web site for a non-profit organization. Jodi's role in the project was content writer and project manager. She graduated with high honors upon receiving her associate degree.


Indiana University of Pennsylvania Journalism, minor in Spanish, Bachelor of Arts

Jodi Uhron attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a minor in Spanish with honors, Cum Laude. During her time at IUP, Jodi wrote for the university newspaper as a sports staff writer, completed a public relations internship with an independent minor league baseball team, and worked in the campus dining hall.


Honors and Awards
Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society Jodi Uhron was invited to be a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society while attending Penn Highlands due to academic success.

Dean's List Jodi Uhron completed 4 semesters at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College with a grade point average of 3.20 or more for all 4 semesters attended. 3 out of 4 semesters were completed with a 4.0 grade point average.

Cum Laude Jodi Uhron graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a cumulative grade point average of 3.28, earning her Cum Laude honors.

Dean's List Jodi Uhron completed course work for the fall semester with a grade point average of at least 3.25. This feat was accomplished in 7 of 9 semesters (including the internship) from 1998 to 2002.

Projects by Industry
Kids/Family

Jodi Uhron wrote a children's book about the relationship between a child and a dog. Jodi has promoted the book at events involving selling, reading, and signing the book. She has also promoted the book via the web site with links to the publisher's book store and social media. Jodi and her husband attended a baby-ready pets class prior to their daughter's birth to prepare their dog for life with a baby. After seeing a news report of a dog attacking a newborn baby, Jodi decided to learn more about child-dog safety and educate both children and parents with this book to encourage safe interactions with dogs as well as fun interactions.

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Web Page

Jodi created, designed, and continues to update the "Sydney & Me" web site to promote her children's book. Jodi uses a combination of the GoDaddy HTML editor to update the web site as well as using HTML and CSS coding. The web site includes book signing events, a media kit, contact information, where to buy (the book), and a link to the blog.

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