Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Get to Know John Yancey, New Program Director for Professional Development Studies

John Yancey,  Program Director
Professional Development
The UNF Division of Continuing Education is delighted to welcome John Yancey to our team! John has a long and distinguished career in higher education leadership having most recently served as the Vice President for Enrollment Services here at the University of North Florida and previously as the UNF Director of Admissions for more than 10 years. John's role here at UNFCE is to direct our professional development programs, including the Legal Studies Institute.

John brings that same passion for excellence and student success to his new Program Manager role: "I am excited to join such a dynamic team and I look forward to doing everything in my power to help move this division forward into what I believe is a very bright future!" said John when asked about his new position.

John and his wife, Michelle, have been part of the UNF family since 1997. They have two children, Sarah (19) and Roman (17). We are so fortunate to now include them in the UNF Continuing Education family! We know that John will bring a unique perspective and years of knowledge and skills to growing our continuing education professional development programs. He is also great fun to just have around the office! We love his infectious sense of humor, his warm welcome every morning, and his desire to just jump right in and be a part of the team.

If you would like to welcome John, or ask a question about any of our professional development programs, he can be reached by email at jyancey@unf.edu and by phone at (904) 620-5176.

Monday, May 11, 2015

Five Steps and Tips to Publishing a Book

 by Frances Keiser
Used with Permission

Do you have an idea for a book? Turn your idea into a published book by following the 5 steps below and using the 5 tips under each step:

Step 1. REASON: 

Why do you want to write a book? Who is it for? What is it for? Knowing your reasons will help you with your writing, publishing, and marketing choices. Here are some possible reasons:

Monday, May 4, 2015

NEW Creative Writing Workshops for Teens

"It is about the power of shaping your destiny no matter your age."
-Sharon Y Cobb
by Lynn Conradt-Eberlin

Teenage writers know there is no age requirement for good writing. Scripts and novels require imagination and the ability to communicate a good story. All they need is a chance to immerse themselves in the world of written creation, to understand the expected in preparation of unleashing your unexpected storytelling on the world. Prepare for the adventure of writing submersion, June 15-19, 2015 through the University of North Florida’s Division of Continuing Education!