Ka’Lyn T.

Banks
Current Address: (August 2011-August 2013)
1026 43rd Street Apt 5210  Norfolk, Virginia 23508

Permanent Address:
2414 Wood Street Richmond, Virginia 23223 Phone: 8045640659  E-Mail: kbank013@odu.edu | kbank013@gmail.com

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Objective
My goal is to obtain my Bachelor of Arts in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing & Linguistics and a minor in Women’s Studies. I will then further my education and obtain a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Poetry or Creative Writing and a Ph.D in English further down the line of my education. With these degrees I plan on teaching at the College level or editing for a Literary Magazine.

Education
Old Dominion University August 2009- May 2013 Major: English[Creative Writing | Linguistics] Minor: Women’s Studies Year: Junior Cumulative GPA: 2.56 Major GPA: 3.47 Laguna Creek High School High School Diploma August 2005- June 2009

Experience | Involvement | Community Service
Professional Experience Twenty Feet Tall Online Thrift Store July 2011 – Present

Owner|Founder of an online thrift store that caters to college students and young adults by providing inexpensive clothing items and accessories. JC Penney’s May 2011-Present Customer Service Associate dealing with operating registers and handling all monetary duties. Edible Arrangements June 2010-Present

Customer Service Representative dealing with preparing arrangements and the intake of daily orders. • Quail Bell Magazine June 25th 2011

Writer and Stylist for summer “Goth” photo shoot at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. • Old Dominion University Office of Communications and Theatre Arts August 2010-

May2011 Student worker working hands on with copying materials needed for professors, sorting mail for professors, answering the phone and keeping track of all paper work. Campus Experience • Old Dominion University Mace and Crown Newspaper January 2010-Present

Entertainment writer for the Mace and Crown writing articles that focused on the latest music, movies, on campus concerts, and social media • Matunes Online Music Blog April 2010-Present

Online blogger that writes articles on up and coming musical talents, artists, poets and fashion trends. Campus Involvement • • • • • • • • • President | Floetic Movement October 2009-Present Royalties Chair | Homecoming Board April 2011-Present Member | SHHO (Student Hip Hop Association) October 2010-Present Member | S.A.C. (Student Activities Council) October 2009-Present Member | N.A.A.C.P. (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Member | F.I.R.S.T. (Females Inspired by Reaching Success Together) March 2011-September2011 Marketing Chair | Homecoming Board April 2010- November 2010 Public Relations Chair | Black Student Events Board August 2010-April 2011 Vice President | Gresham Hall Residence Council October 2009-May 2010

Community Service • • • • • • • • Volunteer | Haul for Hunger Fall 2011 Project Leader | Clothing drive for Women’s Shelter (F.I.R.S.T.) Spring 2011 Project Leader | Poetry Workshop and Slam for Freshmen Whitehurst Residents (Floetic Movement) Spring 2011 Volunteer| Thanksgiving Dinner (N.A.A.C.P.) Fall 2010 Volunteer| Breastival Breast Cancer Walk (ODU) Fall 2010 Volunteer | Monarch Movers (ODU) Fall 2010 Volunteer| Larchmont Elementary School-Library (ODU) Spring 2010 Volunteer |Save the Boobies Breast Cancer Walk (ODU) Fall 2009

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