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Stephanie M. Morris, MIS

Multimedia/Technology/Communicator/Educator/Leader

Work History

Mar 2015Present

Adjunct Faculty

Indiana Wesleyan University

Teach courses in the CAPS Program related to Information Systems and Organizational Leadership such as Java Programming and Applied Technology for Managers

Jan 2013Present

Adjunct Faculty

Spalding University

Professor in the Adult Accelerated Program (AAP) teaching basic and advanced computer applications in the School of Business.

Jan 2003Present

Multimedia Asssociate/Designer

Presbyterian Women in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Inc.

(2003 - Present) • Presbyterian Women (PW) Communications

Develop and teach computer and multimedia classes for new members of the Churchwide Coordinating Team (CCT) of Presbyterian Women and am the contact person for software- and hardware-related issues. Serves as liaison with Creative Services for website content and development for PW as well as provide technical support for hardware and software issues and recommendations of software and hardware upgrade needs. Staff to the Antiracism committee.

Leads Presbyterian Women (PW) electronic communication efforts: develops online and electronic versions of PW and Horizons resources; prepares and sends e-blasts, e-newsletters and other electronic communications as needed and requested; develops online applications for PW resources and communication; participates in the PW social media team, providing guidance on social media and social networking tools and advising on the best tools for the PW constituency.

Responsible for the development and preparation of electronic communication resources for digital and printing use, including design and maintenance of the website for Horizons Magazine and the blogs for the authors of PW’s annual Bible Study. Responsibilities include the conceptualization, graphic design, preparation, production and distribution of promotional materials and resources using multiple forms of media (print, graphics, electronic, etc.).

19932003

Graphic Designer/Formatter

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

(1998 - 2003) • Office of Stewardship, Congregational Ministries Division (CMD)

Responsible for the preparation of electronic resources for printing and website use. Maintenance, content and design of website.

(1996 - 1998) • Human Resources, General Assembly Council (GAC)

Responsible for developing, designing, implementing/producing computer generated resources.

(1995 - 1996) • Publishing, Office of the General Assembly (OGA)

Responsible for producing high quality, camera-ready copy of documents.

(1993 - 1995) • Research Services, Congregational Ministries Division (CMD)

Responsible for producing high quality, camera-ready copy of documents.

19861987

Legal Secretary

Mapother & Mapother Attorneys

Responsibilities included creating various legal documentation for eight prestigious collection attorneys.

Education

Oct 2013Present

Doctor of Management

University of Phoenix

concentration: Organizational Leadership
Doctoral Learner (2017 projected graduation)

Bachelors of Science

University of Phoenix

concentration: Information Systems/Multimedia Visual Communication (BSIT/MVC)

Associate of Arts

Axia College

concentration: Information Technology/Visual Communication (IT/VC)

Certifications

Sep 2014Aug 2016

Human Subjects Research

University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Basic AMA PRA Category
Sep 2014Aug 2016

Social/Behavioral Research Investigator and Key Personnel

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
Certification ID# 4266845

Skills

8
Technical (Hardware and Software)
Troubleshoot, solve and correct hardware and software technical issues on the Mac and PC
10
iDVD
Software used on a frequent basis to  convert movies/presentations into DVDs.
10
iMovie
Software used on a frequent basis to   create movies and presentations.
8
Microsoft Office
Software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) used on a daily basis
10
QuarkXpress
Software used on a daily basis
4
Macromedia Flash
Software used on a quarterly basis
10
Macromedia Dreamweaver
Software used on a daily basis
8
Adobe Acrobat Profession
Software used on a daily basis
10
Adobe InDesign CS
Software used on a daily basis
6
Adobe GoLive CS
Software used on a semi-weekly basis
4
Adobe Illustrator CS
Software used on a monthly basis
8
Adobe PhotoShop CS
Software used on a daily basis

Honors

2014 DeRose/Hinkhouse Memorial Communications Awards (RCC)

  • Award of Excellence for the 2013 Birthday Offering Packet (Public Relations Materials – Special Print Material)  

2012 PIAS Graphic Awards

  • Award of Excellence for 2011 PW Birthday Offering Packet (Public Relations Materials – Special Print Material)

2010 DeRose/Hinkhouse Memorial Communications Awards (RCC)

  • Best in Class for the 2009 March/April Horizons Magazine (Periodical-Single Issue)
  • Award of Excellence for the 2009 March/April Horizons Magazine (Periodical-Single Issue)
  • Award of Excellence for the Joshua: A Journey of Faith Audio Bible Study
  • Award of Merit for the 2010 PW Birthday Offering Packet (Public Relations Materials–Special Print Material)  

2008 The Associated Church Press (ACP)

  • Honorable Mention for 2008 November/December Horizons Magazine (Cover Design; “Understanding Hunger and Global Poverty”)

2006 DeRose/Hinkhouse Memorial Communications Awards (RCC)

  • Award of Excellence for the For Everything A Season Bible Study (Periodical - Single Issue)
  • Award of Merit for the For Everything A Season Bible Study             (Periodical-Single Issue)
  • Award of Merit for the 2005 March/April Horizons Magazine             (Periodical-Single Issue)  

2005 PIAS Graphic Awards

  • Award of Excellence for PW Presentation Folder  

1990 Outstanding Staff Appreciation Award

  • University of Louisville, Urban Research Institute

Memberships

2012 • Black Church Studies Certification

2011 • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. (Pi Sigma Alumnae Chapter President)

2010 • Cambridge Who's Who

2003 • World Association of Christian Communicators (WACC)

2003 • Religion Communicators Council (RCC)

2000 • International Who's Who of Professional Management

1998 • Associated Church Press (ACP)

1997 • National Association for Female Executives (NAFE)

Community Service

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

  • President of the Pi Sigma Alumnae Chapter (2012-present)
  • Treasurer of the Pi Sigma Alumnae Chapter (2011-present)
  • Louisville AIDS Walk
  • Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Annual Youth Symposium
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters Committee Member

Oakland Missionary Baptist Church

  • Women's Ministry Coordinator *, Women in God's Service (WINGS)
  • Women's Ministry Committee Member, WINGS
  • Instructor, Children's and Youth Ministry, Oakland's Youth Committed to Christ (OYCC)
  • Christian Educator• Food Distribution (in cooperation with Dare to Care Food Bank)

Boy Scouts of America

  • Cub Scout Leader, Pack 97

Cabbage Patch Settlement House

  • Teen Dance Team Instructor *

Presbyterian Women in the PC(USA), Inc.

  • Fellowship of the Least Coin
  • Birthday and Thank Offerings
  • Roma Basket program

NOTE: Projects reflective of both past and present community service endeavors

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