aaduna + whalen = exciting summer times ahead!

aaduna Inc. CEO/aaduna publisher bill berry jr & Madelaine Whalen
aaduna welcomes Ms. Madelaine Whalen, an English Literature, and Political Science major with a minor in Woman and Gender Studies at Elmira College in New York State to our staff as our summer intern.  Ms. Whalen is originally from the peninsula area of Woolwich, Maine and is spending this summer in the Rochester and Auburn, NY areas.

Ms. Whalen will be a senior in the fall 2014 semester; expects to graduate in June 2015, and is currently serving her second year as president and managing editor of Elmira College's literary magazine, Sibyl.  Ms. Whalen has worked with the college magazine for the past three years.  Her work has been published in the school paper, The Octagon, and in Sibyl.  She also holds leadership positions in other campus clubs and groups.  

Maddy Whalen is a peer mentor; has high ropes course experience; is a Dean’s List and Honors Scholar at Elmira and a recipient of the Elmira College Presidential Scholarship.  Currently, Ms. Whalen has a cumulative gpa of 3.969/4.0.

With the proven ability to multi-task, Maddy will work to enhance aaduna’s presence with social media platforms; research organizational development and capacity building grant opportunities; help spearhead digital fundraising; serve as an assistant reader and reviewer, and delve into layout and archiving past issues within the journal’s new web design and functionality supplemented by other activities as the need arises.  We expect her to be involved in the prep for and launch of the summer and fall issues.

After college, Madelaine may pursue a career in publishing.

We are pleased and grateful to have her join our team, and graciously introduce her to you.