Category: Graduate Student News

Recipients of the Graduate College Research Excellence Award (REA) and Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA), Fall 2018

Congratulations to the following graduate students for their awards in research and teaching: Research Excellence Award: Raeann Ritland, Rhetoric & Professional Communication, Major Professor Tina Coffelt Teaching Excellence Awards: Kartika Budhwar, Creative Writing & Environment Joe Geluso, Applied Linguistics & Technology Mike Robbins, Creative Writing & Environment Hagan Whiteleather, Creative Writing & Environment The students … Continue reading Recipients of the Graduate College Research Excellence Award (REA) and Teaching Excellence Awards (TEA), Fall 2018

Zara Chowdhary wins prized Parent-Writer Fellowship

Zara Chowdhary won the prized Parent-Writer Fellowship at the 2018 Writing Conference at Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing.  The Parent-Writer Fellowships are intended to give parents the time and financial support to devote a week to themselves and their writing. Zara shared, “I just got back from the 2018 Writing Conference at Martha’s Vineyard … Continue reading Zara Chowdhary wins prized Parent-Writer Fellowship

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

Matthew Baker, PhD graduate in RPC, wins Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Matthew Baker, a PhD graduate in the Rhetoric and Professional Communication program, won the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award earlier this year at the Association for Business Communication’s 83rd Annual International Conference.  This award is presented annually to the outstanding dissertation or thesis in the area of business communication written as part of a doctoral program.  … Continue reading Matthew Baker, PhD graduate in RPC, wins Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Elizabeth Lee Receives ISU Brown Fellowship Award for 2018-19

Elizabeth Lee, a 4th year PhD student in Applied Linguistics and Technology, was awarded the ISU Brown Fellowship for the 2018-19 academic year. This award is granted to deserving recipients aiming to enhance their research in their disciplinary area. Elizabeth is developing and evaluating classroom-based and program-level L2 reading assessments. With the support of the … Continue reading Elizabeth Lee Receives ISU Brown Fellowship Award for 2018-19

Caroliena Cabada Awarded Pearl Hogrefe Fellowship in Creative Writing in 2018-19

Caroliena Cabada, MFA Graduate Student in Creative Writing and the Environment, has been awarded the 2018-19 Pearl Hogrefe Fellowship in Creative Writing. Caroliena’s fiction writings primarily focus on intergenerational conflict, climate change, being Filipino-American, and food (a lot of food). She has been published in New York University’s oldest literary magazine, The Minetta Review, as … Continue reading Caroliena Cabada Awarded Pearl Hogrefe Fellowship in Creative Writing in 2018-19

Ananda Muhammad Awarded Freda Huncke Graduate Teaching Fellowship

Ananda Muhammad, a native of Indonesia, is currently pursuing a PhD in Applied Linguistics and Technology. Her research for her master’s thesis titled “Creation and Evaluation of Multimedia Materials to Promote Development of Current and Prospective International Students’ Pragmatic Competence in Academic Settings” has led her to her graduate interests, specifically Computer Assisted Language Learning … Continue reading Ananda Muhammad Awarded Freda Huncke Graduate Teaching Fellowship

Kartika Budhwar – CWE Graduate Fellowship

Kartika Budhwar writes about the porous borderlands where myth meets memory, where fiction meets history, where the colonizer and the colonized come together, where languages spar and fuse, where gender and sexuality collpase upon themselves, wher ethe supernational and the organic have equal claim. The fellowship has allowed her an incredibly generous gift of time … Continue reading Kartika Budhwar – CWE Graduate Fellowship