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Spring 2022 Course Overview: PWR 3210

PWR 3210 Writing Grants PWR 3210 offers students the opportunity to gain real-world experience writing grants to support local nonprofits and community-university partnerships. The course will be taught by Dr. Lindenman this coming Spring semester. The grants you write for this course will be used to support community storytelling initiatives, including the preservation and retelling of Black history in Alamance … Continue Reading

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Spring 2022 Course Overview: PWR 2120

PWR 2120 Multimedia and Visual Rhetorics I   If you are interested in the rhetorics of multimedia and visual design, PWR 2120 may be the course for you. PWR 2120 will be taught by Dr. Li in the upcoming Spring semester, and it will give students the chance to learn a process-oriented approach to design, which includes planning, research, revision, … Continue Reading

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Spring 2022 Course Overview: PWR 4970

PWR 4970 Senior Seminar:    PWR 4970 is a Senior capstone experience that will be taught by Dr. Moore in the upcoming Spring semester. PWR 4970 is specifically designed to prepare seniors majoring in PWR for life after graduation. The course will give you a chance to look back at what you’ve accomplished during college, while also helping you prepare … Continue Reading

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PWR Internship Perspective: Sophie Gerth 

For the summer of 2021, I was a joint policy and communications intern for the National Immigration Forum, an immigrant advocacy group based in Washington D.C. that focuses on immigration reform, integration, border enforcement, and local immigration development through policy and field advocacy. As a member of the policy team, I attended Hill meetings alongside members of the Forum with … Continue Reading

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Spring 2022 Course Overview: PWR 2110

PWR 2110 Professional Writing and Rhetoric PWR 2110 is an introductory PWR course that will be taught by Dr. Maynard in the upcoming Spring semester. This is a perfect course for undecided majors who are interested in a writing career. PWR 2110 is also a good course for students majoring in Journalism, StratComm, or another English degree who are interested … Continue Reading

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Lessons and Lingo from my Nonprofit Internship: Morgan Bassett

Morgan Bassett ’23 (PWR) I felt very fortunate to accept an internship offer from the Human Services Council, a nationally recognized nonprofit. They tackle a myriad of issues pertaining to individuals’ safety, physical, and emotional health. My internship dealt directly with the Norwalk Mentor Program, based out of Norwalk, CT. Although it was a solely remote experience, I still worked … Continue Reading

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Getting Into the Headspace of a Social Media Marketing Specialist: Alejandra Gonzalez

Alejandra Gonzalez ’23 (PWR) Becoming the Marketing and Communication intern for the Center for Access and Success’s First-Generation Student Services has been an eye-opening experience about the digital media world. I heard about the internship from Oscar Miranda, the center’s Assistant Director, when I would enter the office for small check-up chats or for resources that I needed as a … Continue Reading

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A Student’s Guide to PWR’s Experiential Learning Components

The PWR major has several experiential learning elements, including one PWR internship and one PWR research experience. A PWR major must have two credit hours of both internship and research experiences to graduate. Additionally, PWR majors must complete a senior portfolio as well as a senior Capstone Project, which are meant to represent the cumulative knowledge gained throughout their experience … Continue Reading

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PWR Internship Perspective: Liz Crouse

Elizabeth Crouse ’22 (PWR) This semester, I served as one of two Publishing Interns at Elon University’s Center for Engaged Learning (CEL), an on-campus office that centers around the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, a field that aims to improve student learning experience by investigating teaching practices. Throughout the semester, I applied the skills I learned in my Professional Writing … Continue Reading

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Introducing Mollie Lund, PWR’s Social Media Intern for the Fall of 2021

Mollie Lund ’24 (PWR & IGS) Hello everyone! My name is Mollie Lund and I am happy to announce that I will be the social media intern for Professional Writing and Rhetoric this Fall semester. I am a sophomore at Elon and I am double majoring in PWR and International/Global Studies. I became interested in pursuing PWR early on in … Continue Reading

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