Shannon Blatt

Associate Director, University of Dallas Office of Personal Career Development

Location icon United States


Dear alumni, I was wondering how the skills from a history major could be applied to other careers. Based on my experience with history classes, I think history develops critical reading/analyzing, critical thinking, and writing. I've heard these skills help especially in law, but I'm also wondering how they could be applied in business (especially management).

JASNA Essay Contest

2012 JASNA Essay Contest Second Place Winner Graduate Division Shannon A. Blatt University of Dallas Dallas, TX Feminine Manipulation in Sense and Sensibility Some feminist critics have argued that Jane Austen's novels portray women as subservient to men, lacking in individual authority and subject to a patriarchal power structure that marginalizes the female role in society.

Coppell Gifted Association
Making Social Media Work for Community Organizations

This is the first in a series of posts based on Erik Johnson's presentation, "Getting Your Message Across," about how community organizations can effectively use social media. Most of us use social media to connect to friends and family, follow blogs that address our interests or keep up with the daily news.

Coppell Gifted Association
CGA Speaker Series: Author Laila Sanguras on "Parenting for Grit: How to Raise Passionate...

Coppell Gifted Association is pleased to announce that author and former CISD educator Laila Sanguras will give a talk entitled "Parenting for Grit: How to Raise Passionate Children Who Persevere" on Thursday, October 12, at 6:30pm at Town Center Elementary in Coppell. The event is free for CGA members and $5 per family at the...