Monthly Archives: December 2011

About CUPID The Center for Undergraduate Publishing and Information Design (CUPID) is a dedicated workspace that caters primarily to English majors in the Professional Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) concentration and students currently taking PWR and other English courses. Housed in Alamance 318, CUPID is a computer lab that is available as a classroom and a space for student project work. … Continue Reading

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About CUPID Lab The lab space is designed with elliptical tables and large, shared LCD screens that promote collaborative work among students. It is also an important software and equipment resource: the computers are all outfitted with Adobe Creative Suite 5 and Microsoft Office 2010 suite, there are printers for both color and black-and-white documents, and CUPID offers equipment checkouts … Continue Reading

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How to Check Out Equipment CUPID Associates are available during Open Hours to help English students check out equipment. When students request items, they must come to the lab in order to receive them and to sign their names for them. Online checkout is not available. Equipment may be kept for a period of up to a month. If the student … Continue Reading

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Projects PWR students engage in many different projects through CUPID to help enhance the education received in the PWR program. CUPID has created several partnerships with groups including the Conservator’s Center in Mebane, N.C. and Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences. Working on partnership projects allows students to develop professional communication skills and experience. PWR students have also … Continue Reading

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Projects: Partnerships To learn more about our partnership projects, please click the links below! Each page contains a general description of the project, as well as specific information about the rhetorical methods applied and how each project fits into the CUPID mission. CELEBRATE! Week Every year at the end of April, Elon University holds CELEBRATE! Week to highlight projects and … Continue Reading

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Research To learn more about our research projects, please click the links below! Each page contains a general description of the project, as well as specific information about the rhetorical methods applied and how each project fits into the CUPID mission.   Client Project in ENG 397: Writing as Inquiry ENG 397 is a course that teaches PWR students about … Continue Reading

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About PWR The Professional Writing and Rhetoric concentration was created in its current form in the 2000-2001 academic year. The program strives to prepare students for both everyday and workplace communications that require critical reflection and collaboration. Goals of the program focus on students understanding rhetorical theory and techniques as well as approaching rhetorical situations, working with outside clients on collaborative projects, … Continue Reading

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Frequently Asked Questions What is Professional Writing and Rhetoric? Professional Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) is one of the four English major concentrations. The program strives to prepare students for both everyday and workplace communications that require critical reflection and collaboration. Goals of the program focus on students understanding rhetorical theory and techniques as well as approaching real world rhetorical situations. … Continue Reading

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