FYLC: Image and Word

In Design and Print Culture in Portland

Warner Pacific FYLCFaculty members: Windy-Ayers Wray & Dr. Pam Plimpton

Linked Courses:
Fall—EN 101, College Composition
Spring—EN 200, Advanced Composition

How can you fit into the world of “print culture” — magazines, blogs, graphic novels, and cartoons– in Portland?

In this First-Year Learning Community, students will…

  • Explore how images and words play out in Portland’s media culture by actively engaging in service opportunities
  • Get training in Adobe Creative Suite InDesign program and design your own image and word pieces to promote a project you are involved in
  • Make contact with Portland professionals working in marketing, promotions, editing, writing, and publishing
  • Apply the principles of good design, well-edited writing, and well-considered images to the ideas you put forth in the texts you
Meet your 2014-15 Peer Mentors

Warner-Pacific-FYLC-Image-Peer-MentorWhitney Christiansen, an Education major: “I am excited to be a peer mentor because I am someone who desires authentic relationship and community both inside and outside a classroom. I hope this year can be one full of creating a safe places, unique memories and blissful friendships; I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to be a part of that!”

Bronson Enos, a Human Development major: “I am excited to be a peer mentor because want to help youth in the future. I love getting to know people and help them in significant ways. I want them to know someone cares about them. Lastly, I am excited to just hangout with them and crack jokes.”

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