Sample Market Research Slide Deck: Starbucks/Coffee Industry and Consumer Trends

This slide deck was created to highlight current market trends in the retail coffee industry, specifically through the lens of Starbucks. My task was to research a specific business, determine its industry classification in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and learn about the company and the industry. 

Recent Memo Writing: Conference Hotel Recommendation

This memo was written for JOUR 104: Words at Work: Writing Essentials at the University of Kansas in fall 2020. The task was to choose a hotel for a fictional conference and present a recommendation to a fictional boss as a human resources employee for Advanced Solutions. Memo Sample To: Mr. Frederick Worth From: EmmaContinue reading “Recent Memo Writing: Conference Hotel Recommendation”

Recent Explanatory Writing: Two Tasty Recipes

This process analysis explanation was written for JOUR 104: Words at Work: Writing Essentials at the University of Kansas in fall 2020. The written instructions complement the YouTube video “7 Recipes You Can Make in 5 Minutes” by Tasty. Two Tasty Recipes: 1. Five-Minute Mac and Cheese First, take a regular-sized mug and add ½Continue reading “Recent Explanatory Writing: Two Tasty Recipes”

Recent Descriptive Writing: The Pink Slipper

This description was written for JOUR 104: Words at Work: Writing Essentials at the University of Kansas in fall 2020. The Pink Slipper Pink leather, worn and scuffed, takes the shape of a collapsed foot. The shoe is smashed on top of clothes in a full duffel bag, carelessly placed and perhaps no nicer inContinue reading “Recent Descriptive Writing: The Pink Slipper”

Writing Archives: CMS Students Make Music at Tabor

This was one of the articles I sent in for publication to the Dickinson County News-Times in spring 2019. The article’s format has been adapted for the web below, and I have recently edited it to more accurately follow the style of The Associated Press. CMS students make music at Tabor After three weeks ofContinue reading “Writing Archives: CMS Students Make Music at Tabor”