Amy Minchin is a Florida-based communications professional, content writer and editor. She has experience writing about financial services, healthcare, education, business and Florida travel.
UWF studies lionfish impacts through citizen science project at Escambia and Santa Rosa County schools
[UWF Newsroom article/press release] As part of an ongoing partnership designed to promote STEM education through hands-on learning, more than 900 students at seven area secondary schools have taken part in research to better understand the diet of lionfish, a highly invasive species that first appeared in the northern Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
Science teachers at participating schools first completed a four-day workshop led by the UWF Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation. With the center’s ongoing support, the ...
Louis Maygarden Leaves Legacy of Financial Literacy for Northwest Florida
Article in UWF Foundation Annual Report - Written for a donor audience about the creation of a financial literacy center made possible by a late local banking leader. Published Fall 2018
Studers Inspire Innovation Through Center for Entrepreneurship
University of West Florida - UWF Foundation Annual Report 2016 - Article written for a donor audience summarizing successful business leaders' investments in entrepreneurship educational center
Newsweek sponsored content
Sponsored content article in Newsweek - Profile of the University of West Florida Cybersecurity program (February 2017)
Taking the Field: Pen Air Federal Credit Union Makes Record-Setting Gift to UWF Football
University of West Florida - UWF Annual Report 2017 - Article written for donor audience about contributions supporting new athletic facilities
Teach Children to Save Day with Junior Achievement
Regions Financial Corporation intranet article (2012) highlighting a community outreach/day of service with Junior Achievement
Student-Athletes Find New Home at University Park Center
UWF Foundation Annual Report 2017-2018 - Article written for a donor audience about fundraising and development of University Park Center, an athletic and academic building at the University of West Florida
The Heartbeat of Champions: Argo Athletic Band
Feature article in alumni publication about the formation of University of West Florida Argo Athletic Band
UWF Argo Shield project promotes sun safety in Escambia County schools
University of West Florida nursing students are using fun and games to teach Escambia County School children the value of skin protection.
The rate of melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer caused primarily by UV exposure, increased from nearly 16 percent to nearly 25 percent from 2004 to 2014, according to the Florida Cancer Data System. Local children are at high risk due to the extreme UV rays from Florida's hot sun.
In response, the University of West Florida Usha Kundu, MD Colleg...
Cover story/feature on the discovery of the 1559 Spanish settlement site in Pensacola, Florida.
Diving Into Pensacola's Past
Cover feature article in the University of West Florida alumni magazine, Connection - UWF archaeologists and students explore 16th Century Spanish shipwreck off the coast of Pensacola, Florida
Corporate Social Responsibility Report
I served as editor and publication manager for corporate social responsibility reports for 2007-2010, overseeing interviews, content planning, copyediting, creative agency and photographer selection, printing, etc.
Regions Announces UNCF Scholarship Program, Financial Literacy Centers| Reuters
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(Business Wire)--Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) today announced acommitment of $75,000 over five years to fund two Regions- UNCFScholarships, as well as plans to establish
Regions Goes Back to School with Scholars & Dollars | Finance — paidContent