Monthly Archives: March 2014

Personal Branding and Resume Design

Guest Post by Taylor Logeman ’15 In our CUPID Studio course, we’ve dove into the topic of developing our portfolios as rising young professionals and soon-to-be college graduates. In today’s increasingly competitive employment environment, having a well-developed and strategically targeted portfolio and résumé are more valuable than ever before. That extra edge allows us, as future members of the labor … Continue Reading

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Collaboration in CUPID Lab

To continue with CUPID week, today I’ll be discussing collaborative projects in CUPID classes. During my time at Elon, I’ve taken eight classes that took place in the CUPID lab. The one thing all of these classes have in common is the highly collaborative atmosphere of the course work. One project  that I was involved in was the North Carolina … Continue Reading

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Client Challenges: My Experience in CUPID Studio

This week is CUPID Week! Today, I’m going to kick off our themed week with a reflection on my experiences in CUPID Studio. I took CUPID Studio as a freshman, eager to jump into the PWR major. I knew the class entailed creating documents, but I didn’t realize how client-centered our projects would be. I worked in a group of … Continue Reading

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Poetry and Rhetoric: Interview with Sarah Paterson Part 2/2

As I stated on Monday, this week I will be focusing on the research of Sarah Paterson, a junior PWR major with minors in communication and political science and an Elon University Honor’s Fellow. In Monday’s post, we learned about Sarah’s thesis and how the idea came about. In this post, we will learn about how Sarah’s thesis has shifted … Continue Reading

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Internship Opportunity! Technical Writing Internship with Allscripts

Summer internships are available with Allscripts, a company that deals with healthcare in Raleigh, NC. This 8-12 week internship is project-based, and the intern will work with the Documentation Center of Excellence team on the strategic initiative of cleaning up the content management system to meet standards and styles. The intern will be responsible for writing, editing and structuring content. … Continue Reading

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Poetry and Rhetoric: Interview with Sarah Paterson Part 1/2

This week is the first of several that will focus on highlighting research done by Professional Writing and Rhetoric students at Elon. For this week, I interviewed Sarah Paterson, a junior PWR major with minors in communication and political science and an Elon University Honor’s Fellow. Being introduced to multicultural rhetoric Upon being asked for an overview of her research, Paterson … Continue Reading

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Elon Job & Internship EXPO

Still looking for the perfect job or internship? Tomorrow, March 11, from 2:00-5:30pm, join Elon University for the Elon Job & Internship EXPO in Alumni Gym. This event will include 70+ organizations looking to recruit students from all majors for jobs and internships. Remember: this event is not just for seniors! This is a chance for all students to network … Continue Reading

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Personal Branding in CUPID Studio

To finalize our week of visual rhetorics, here is a guest blog post by Kelley Dodge ‘16, who discusses her experience with personal branding in CUPID Studio.  My name is Kelley Dodge, and I am a sophomore English major with a concentration in Professional Writing and Rhetoric. I am also pursuing minors in Business Administration, Professional Sales, and Psychology. In my CUPID … Continue Reading

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Logos without Text: Modern or Missing?

Hello everyone! To continue our week dedicated to the exploration of Visual Rhetorics, consider this: there are a number of logos used by uber successful corporations that are branded without text. What? How can this be? It appears that social recognition has been conditioned to the extent in which we recognize many brands by merely their visual based logos. Some … Continue Reading

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Brand Renovation: Is It All About Timing?

Hello readers! Welcome to a new month and a new week of CUPID posts, all dedicated to visual rhetoric. Between traditional rhetoricians like philosophers and modern rhetors like politicians, rhetoric is often associated with speeches, written text, and other forms of oratory practice. However, the use of powerful images, well-used fonts and countless other visual stimuli are a necessity, particularly nowadays. … Continue Reading

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