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Loquitur selects Cabrini College student and alumni blogs to display the wide variety of interests and talents of the Cabrini community. The editors will remove inactive blogs and Loquitur staff as well as the college do not endorse the content of any blogs, but present them to stimulate discussion and interaction. If you have a blog or know of one that you think would have wide interest, please nominate it for consideration: [email protected]

Melissa Middleman Firman (English/Communications, ’91)

As a writer and fundraising professional, Melissa has worked with nonprofits of all sizes to raise awareness (and a little bit of money), to build capacity, and to encourage change in individuals and communities. She blogs about philanthropy, communications, nonprofits, and social media at The Firman Group. In addition, she writes The Betty and Boo Chronicles, where she talks about the books she is reading, the novel she is currently writing and the journey of parenting a child with autism. A Philadelphia girl now living in Pittsburgh Steelers Country with her husband Bill (Cabrini ’92) and their twins (Cabrini ’23?) Melissa can be contacted through her blogs or Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.