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My First Experience at the Point

Writing Sample · January 10, 2019

A jagged rock isn’t the most comfortable of seats. Despite this, my mind is clear and at peace while I sit on the flat part of a large and pointy rock at The Point in Mossel Bay, South Africa. The sound of waves crashing into the shore and the cool breeze that makes the heat from the sun feel pleasant on my bare skin makes me feel like I’m at home. As does the way the water dances around the rocks after a wave crashes against the boulders in front of me. It’s a sight that reminds me of a day in an old blue barn in Centerview, Missouri where a mud covered hose spews water into a rusty bucket.

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The Truth About Keeping A Monkey As A Pet

Writing Sample · May 5, 2018

Ross had an inseparable bond with his capuchin, Marcel, in F.R.I.E.N.D.S. The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, was best friends with his chimpanzee, Bubbles. Even the Man with the Yellow Hat adored having Curious George as his inquisitive sidekick. We can’t help but fall in love with these monkeys and wish that we had a primate friend of our own to cause mischief and mayhem with. I, too, was guilty of this up until this summer.

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The Historical Significance of Warrensburg

Writing Sample · April 19, 2018

Students live in Warrensburg during the school year while they’re trying to finish their degrees. Some stay for a couple of more years to go to grad school, and some even find jobs here and end up living in the ‘Burg for several years. But how well do they actually know the town of Warrensburg, Missouri?

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UCM Student Outcome Brochure

Marketing Sample · May 22, 2017

This marketing piece gives current students a look at what past students have accomplished in their career after graduating from UCM. (PDF 1.3 MB)

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Brandy Potter

Marketing Sample · May 11, 2017

This piece uses a student’s experiences as a way to market the university to future students. (PDF 1 MB)

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