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Cindy Jacobs

Cindy Jacobs
  • Title Assistant Director of Student Media
  • Work Phone 574.807.7256
  • Office Academic Center, Room 006 1001 Bethel Circle Mishawaka IN 46545 USA EST

Cindy received her degree in Professional Writing from Bethel College and her B.A. in General Studies with concentrations in communication and journalism. Since June 2000 Cindy has served as an advisor in the area of student publications for Bethel College, first as director of student publications, then as assistant director of student media. In these positions she teaches, advises and oversees the production of the student yearbook and newspaper. Students who worked on the yearbook or newspaper staff have accepted careers in book publishing, journalism, teaching and marketing.

The newspaper and yearbook have received numerous awards from the Indiana Collegiate Press Association and the American Christian Collegiate Media during Cindy’s involvement. These awards are based on content, design, theme development and ability to meet deadlines. She personally received awards of excellence from Walsworth Yearbook Company in 2004 and 2005. The 2007 yearbook was accepted into the “Ideas that Fly,” a hardback resource book distributed by Herff-Jones Yearbook Company.

Cindy freelance writes for local, national publications and online sources. Her work has appeared in Clubhouse, Single-Parent Family, IN Michiana, Inside Granger and She has designed marketing media for herself and others, and serves as publicity director for the Write2Ignite! Nonferrous for Christian Writers of Children’s Literature. She enjoys networking with other authors and mentoring new writers. For three years she worked as a writing coach for and leads the Bethel College Writers Club. She is also a member of the college’s Writers Accountability Network.