Jo Mackiewicz, Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Communication, was given the International Writing Centers Association’s Outstanding Book Award for Writing Center Talk over Time: A Mixed-Method Study at their 2019 conference. Congratulations, Jo! In the last 15 to 20 years, writing centers have placed greater importance on tutor training, focusing on teaching tutors best practices in fostering … Continue reading Jo Mackiewicz Wins the IWCA Outstanding Book Award
Beginning of the year social gathering for graduate students and faculty at Torrent Brewery. Finger foods will be provided. Please come to relax, chat and celebrate fall and a new school year. Looking forward to seeing you soon,
October 11, 2019, 4:30-6:30pm | Torrent Brewing Company, 504 Burnett Ave, Ames, IA 50010
Congratulations to Professor Charlie Kostelnick for winning the Kitty O. Locker Outstanding Researcher Award at the Association for Business Communication (ABC) conference in October. At the conference, he also presented Pervasive and Perplexing Pies: Our Uneasy Relationship with a Data Display Genre.
PhD students in the Rhetoric and Professional Communication program (L-R) Bremen Vance, Mariah Kemp, Amanda Arp, Samantha Cosgrove, George Standifer, and Associate Professor Tina Coffelt presented Measuring Business Communication: Including Diverse Skills at the Association for Business Communication (ABC) conference in Miami, FL October 24-26, 2018. Bremen Vance and Samantha Cosgrove also received Graduate Student … Continue reading PhD RPC Students, Tina Coffelt Present at ABC Conference
Amanda Arp, Mariah Kemp, Phillip Gallagher and Dr. Stacy Tye-Williams presented their project titles, “Um… diversity definition that’s hard: Student perceptions of diversity” at the CSCA conference in Milwaukee, WI. The project earned a “Top Paper Award” at the conference.
Samantha Cosgrove, Derek Hanson, Patti Poblete, Jillian Garuman, Bremen Vance, Loren Malone, Barb Blakely and Kathy Rose presented at the National Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference in Knoxville, TN. Their presentation topics included ISUComm ePortfolios, learning management systems, and diversity and inclusion in writing programs.