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Oversees communications and marketing for the Department of Computer Science. Responsible for digital and print communications including writing, websites, social media and more. 
 

BIOGRAPHY:

Over the course of her career, Heather Ferreyra has worked on marketing and writing for Blue Cross Blue Shield, Guideposts Magazine, the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Continental Airlines Magazine. 
 
After completing her master's degree in writing at Emerson College, she taught English in Turkey and worked in publishing in New York City. She's lived in Boston, Istanbul, Los Angeles, New York and Austin, but she grew up in Houston and considers it home. 
 
Prior to coming to Rice, she oversaw communications for the IT Department at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). She's also worked in marketing communications at Loyola Marymount University, Cambridge University Press and Houghton Mifflin's College Division. 

 
 

Education

MA, Publishing and Writing, Emerson College

BA, English Writing and Rhetoric. St. Edward's University

Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), Cambridge Assessment English

Certificate in Publishing, Rice University Publishing Program

Honors & Awards

Webby Awards Honoree, 2016, Loyola Marymount University Website

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