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Marguerite C.

Copeland
copeland_marguerite@wheatoncollege.edu 703-498-7615 4317 Wensley Court, Woodbridge, VA EDUCATION: Wheaton College, Norton, MA May 2014 Candidate for Bachelor of Arts in African, African American Diaspora Studies Relevant Coursework: Multicultural Psychology, Black Political Thought, Power and Protest in the U.S. Wheaton College Faculty- Led Program to Trinidad and Tobago January 2013 Immersed into local culture, studied role of Steel Pan music in cultural revolution and community Wheaton College Faculty-Led Program to South Africa/ Botswana January 2012 Developed cultural awareness and learned about Apartheid and compared/ contrasted contemporary societies and cultures Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel Language Skills: Conversational Spanish RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE: Camp Counselor, Robert College, Istanbul, Turkey Summer 2012, 2013 Awarded competitive summer fellowship to work as ESL camp counselor overseas Taught English to 500 Turkish children (ages 9-15) through sports and visual/performing arts Designed programs to engage children in daily activities to increase creativity and motivation Hired independently to return to Robert College as counselor for summer 2013 Group Leader, A Better Chance (ABC), Philadelphia, PA Summer 2010 Served as team leader preparing students of color matriculating into private boarding/day schools Designed classes, workshops, and social activities according to set curriculum Led small group discussions focused on academic adjustment, social and cultural awareness, and ways that Scholars can thrive academically and socially in their new school ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE: Wheaton College, Norton, MA 2011- Present Senior Office Assistant, Filene Center for Academic Advising & Career Services Scheduled student appointments with advisors regarding academic status/resumes/cover letters Answered questions from in-calling parents and students, filed confidential documents in student records Office Assistant, Counseling Center 2011- 2012 Routed telephone calls to counselors based on the information provided by students Advance Learning Disabilities Assistant 2011-2012 Scanned course textbooks to create lager-text versions for student usability Intern, Department of Homeland Security (FEMA), Crystal City, VA Scanned documents, worked with excel recording statistical data Wrote audits for payroll and attended team meetings to discuss classified programs Summer 2011

CO-CURRICULAR EXPERIENCE

Senior Advisor/ Co- President, Renaissance House; Member, Senior Career Advisory Group; Member, Wheaton Varsity Volleyball; Member, Distinctive Women of Color Collective (DWOCC); Member, Lymin Lyons Steel Band