Brandi Hughes

Present Address
2104 Jefferson Park Ave. I
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(804) 295-9236 bsh8f@virginia.edu
Permanent Address
100 Kathleen Place
Yorktown, VA 23693
(757) 766-3131

Education

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Pursuing B.A. in English with concentration in American Studies
Courses include: American Politics and History, Calculus, Intermediate Spanish MicroEconomics, Literary Study
Honors: Dean's List 5/5 semesters (GPA 3.9)

Special Skills

Familiar with Claris Works, Word, Word Perfect, Microsoft Access, HTML, Internet Services. Experience with both Macintosh and PC.
Intermediate Spanish Language Proficiency.

Experience

Charlottesville City Schools. Charlottesville, Virginia
Volunteer with Adult Education Program (2 hrs/wk); February 2000-present

  • Assist teacher and students in Adult English as a Second Language class.

Virginia Center for Digital History, University of Virginia
http://www.vcdh.virginia.edu
Research and Production Staff (10 hrs/wk) September 1999-present

  • Research early 20th century Charlottesville land records for Race and Place Database
  • Enter 1870 census date for Race and Place digital census records

Carter G. Woodson Institute for Afro-American Studies, University of Virginia
http://www.virginia.edu/~woodson
Emerging Scholar Intern Summer 1999

  • Researched and wrote paper on African American landownership in post-Reconstruction Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Developed database of Charlottesville land tax records from 1895-1920 as future component of Race and Place Website

Madison House, University of Virginia
Volunteer with Booster Program (1-2 hrs/wk)October 1998-present

  • Assist teacher of special needs pre-school class in teaching computer programs, reading and crafts

Thomas J. Gallo, Atty, Hampton, Virginia
Secretary/Receptionist (35-40 hrs/wk) June-August 1998

  • Maintained switchboard, taking messages and scheduling appointments
  • Formatted legal documents on database and drafted correspondence
  • Updated account books and client files

Recognition

Phi Beta Kappa
Golden Key National Honor Society
Michael Waganheim Scholarship
University of Virginia Intermediate Honors
National Achievement Scholar

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