Monthly Archives: May 2012

Interested in Graduate School?

Are you interested in exploring graduate school opportunities in Professional Writing and Rhetoric? Advanced programs in PWR go by many different names – including Professional Communication, Technical Communication, Practical Writing, Writing and Rhetoric, and Rhetoric and Composition – a testament to diversity of interests one can pursue in the field. Here‘s a great interactive infographic highlighting graduate programs around the … Continue Reading

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A Semester in Review: Mia

I am so thankful for the experience to have served as a CUPID Associate this past semester. Serving in this role has taught me so much about myself as a writer, rhetorician and professional. I have gained such a great perspective on what it means to develop rhetorical strategies to reach others, as well as communication and collaboration. I have … Continue Reading

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A Semester in Review: Chelsea

Between my role as a CUPID associate and my coursework in Understanding Rhetoric this semester, I became increasingly aware of the prevalence of rhetorical strategies or at least the need for them in all aspects of life. (That sounds like an exaggeration, but it’s true.) I’ve always been perceptive of it to an extent, but my work this semester really … Continue Reading

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PWR Alum Signs with Literary Agent

PWR alum Caitlin Rantala, former CUPID Associate and early leader of the BA|BS publication, was recently signed to a literary agent for her YA fiction efforts. Currently Caitlin works for Music Row magazine and lives in Nashville. Congrats, Caitlin! Read about her signing here.

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To Teach for America, Law School and Beyond: PWR Seniors’ Post Graduation Plans

We always talk about the universality of skills developed through studying professional writing and rhetoric. The future plans of these ten seniors highlight how widespread the field of study’s application really can be.   Anna Becker is moving West and hopes to find work at a public relations firm in their nonprofit sector. Jack Dodson is heading up north to … Continue Reading

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Christine Meyer on her Elon Writing Center marketing proposal for ENG 282: CUPID Studio

  For the CUPID Studio client project, I had the opportunity to work with Elon University’s Writing Center along with Carolyn Koleszar and Lindsey Olsson.  Elon University’s Writing Center is a well respected center by other collegiate associates, yet upperclass students often fail to utilize its resources.  According to director Dr. Paula Rosinski, the Writing Center incessantly tries to dispel … Continue Reading

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