Category: RPC

Krista Klocke interviewed by the American Society for the History of Rhetoric

Krista Klocke was interviewed by the American Society for the History of Rhetoric on her Outstanding Student Paper, “Sacred Kairos and Secular Chronos: Angelina Grimke’s Negotiation of the Temporal and Eternal in the ‘Pennsylvania Hall Address.’” She argues that understanding lessons from the history of rhetoric and applying them to current events, such as to … Continue reading Krista Klocke interviewed by the American Society for the History of Rhetoric

CATEGORIES: Department News, RPC

Jo Mackiewicz Wins the IWCA Outstanding Book Award

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

CATEGORIES: Department Events, RPC

Faculty/ Student RPC Gathering

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
CATEGORIES: Department Events, RPC

Deb Young wins the Research-Based Project Award at the University of Northern Iowa Community Engagement Celebration Day

On April 19, 2019, Deb Dimond Young (RPC) and her colleague Rachel Morgan received the Research-Based Project Award at the University of Northern Iowa Community Engagement Celebration Day for her project “Let Us Tell Your Story: Critical Service-Learning and Student Understanding of Audience.” Community Engagement Celebration Day is an annual event honoring all community engagement … Continue reading Deb Young wins the Research-Based Project Award at the University of Northern Iowa Community Engagement Celebration Day

PhD RPC Students, Tina Coffelt Present at ABC Conference

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