Adams named to English Department at Potomac State

Potomac State College of West Virginia University would like to announce the appointment of Matthew Adams to the position of visiting instructor of English at the College. 

Adams earned his masters of fine arts degree with a concentration in fiction writing from Bennington College in Bennington, Vt.  His bachelor’s degree is in mass communications with a minor in English Literature and was earned from Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pa. He is currently working on a master’s degree in professional counseling from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Matthew Adams
Matthew Adams

Adams teaches English 90, 101 and 102 classes as well as instructing Early Start English classes at Frankfort High School for the College. 

He previously served as a faculty member at the Community College of Allegheny County, Point Park University and Duquesne University, all in Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Adams also serves as the director of “From the Inside Out Writing Workshops,” which includes transformative writing and the continuum writing group, both focused on memoir and journal writing; and Rhythm for the Spoken Word, a workshop that combines drumming and poetry writing.  He is a regular contributor to “Midnight Radio" with Bricolage Theater in Pittsburgh, Pa., and works with Jim Donovan’s Summer and Winter Rhythm Renewal Festivals as well.