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Ruthie Counter

Ruthie Counter
Title: Staff Writer
Department:
Marketing and Public Relations

Education
BA, Magna Cum Laude, Journalism, Butler University
BA, French, Butler University


Gary, Indiana native Ruthie Counter never met the late pop icon Michael Jackson, but she has enjoyed his music since she was three! She's also a big fan of Parkland College, where she has worked as a marketing writer since 2003. "Bragging about this college to the world is a no-brainer; there are just too many good things to say about its students, staff, faculty, services, and academic programs!"

If she weren't writing for a living, Ruthie would probably be a professional singer...or perhaps she's just dreaming? Oh well, at least it's a fun pastime, along with reading for inspiration (the Bible is a favorite), songwriting, walking, swimming, and sewing. And she LOVES to laugh, especially with her husband and two teenage children. You might find her hanging out with friends at some downtown Champaign restaurant or shop. Her advice: "Someone may throw negativity your way, but it doesn't mean you have to catch it!" :-)
 

Contact Information

Parkland College
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217.351.2200
Toll Free: 800.346.8089

 

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