Monthly Archives: June 2012

Paige Ransbury on her Public Health Studies advertising materials for ENG 282: CUPID Studio

Group projects are supposedly the bane of every student’s existence. It seems that everyone has a horror story – the most common one being “Nobody did anything, I had to do everything, and we all got the same grade.” Dislike of group projects seems to increase by a magnitude of 10 if you can’t choose your own group; the fate … Continue Reading

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Interning with the German Village Society

Guest Blogger Ellen Fraser My name is Ellen Fraser, and I am a rising junior from Columbus, Ohio.  I am double majoring in English/Professional Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) and Art History with a Spanish minor.  This summer, I will be completing my PWR internship with the German Village Society. German Village is a nationally recognized historic neighborhood in south Columbus, … Continue Reading

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Using PWR Skills at an Internship with the Alamance County Arts Council

Guest Blogger Hillary Dooley I am a rising junior and an English major with concentrations in Literature and PWR. For the summer, I wanted to apply the skills I have gained in my classes and take the opportunity to continue to learn so I took an internship at the Alamance County Arts Council. The Arts Council is a beautiful yellow … Continue Reading

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Anticipated Application of CUPID Associate Experience

This upcoming summer, I am serving as an editorial intern for the Life Sciences department at John Wiley & Son, Inc., a book publishing company in Hoboken, NJ. I am honored and excited to take part in Wiley’s internship program. I know that it will be a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the industry that I am eager to … Continue Reading

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Carolyn Koleszar on her Elon Writing Center marketing proposal for ENG 282: CUPID Studio

In a team of three, I worked on a marketing proposal for Elon’s Writing Center.  Paula Rosinski told us she wanted the Writing Center to appear up-to-date in order to attract clients with more advanced course loads.  She wanted witty posters, but “nothing cutesy,” I remember her saying.  “No puppies.”  She also warned us about an image of a hand … Continue Reading

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Anticipated Application (Well, Observance) of Rhetorical Strategies

As I’ve seen from the client projects I’ve completed in PWR courses and working on various projects as a CUPID associate, the knowledge I’ve accumulated about professional writing and rhetoric through these experiences directly applies to a variety of situations. Therefore, I am expecting to not only see it applied and apply it myself when given the opportunity while shadowing … Continue Reading

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