Monthly Archives: February 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Paterson

by Carey Spence Elon’s Professional Writing and Rhetoric program provides students with the skill set to succeed in the workplace. Whether communicating verbally, visually, or through writing, rhetorical decisions are essential. But if you don’t want to take our word for it, here is what Sarah Paterson, a 2015 graduate, has to say about her experience with PWR: “PWR changed … Continue Reading

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The New Professional Writing and Rhetoric Major

by Carey Spence In Spring 2018, Professional Writing and Rhetoric left its role as a concentration of the English major and is now its own major. But what actually is Professional Writing and Rhetoric? From a student’s perspective, it is the one major that applies to every job on the market. Everyone needs to communicate in the workplace, but many … Continue Reading

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