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Article ItemFrom facilities staff to student: A passion for fiction inspires change , article
Most students at Virginia Tech pass by the bulletin boards on campus without a second glance. But for Millie Yopp, one of the flyers in Shanks Hall advertising Virginia Tech’s creative writing program caught her eye and inspired her to change course.
Article ItemA passion for fiction: How Millie Yopp went from facilities staff to a creative writing and English major , article
Shanks Hall is a quiet place in the early morning, a space equipped for thoughtfulness and creativity, and a space where housekeeping staffer, Millie Yopp, saw the signs. As she went about her work, she could not help but notice the Department of English’s program advertisements. Those words on banners and flyers changed her life’s focus.