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April 18, 2012

Congratulations Sara Newman!

Congrats to RSTC alumna (1998) Sara Newman, our first PhD grad to become full professor! Sara is in the English department at Kent State University.

Amy Koerber to Publish Book Based on Dissertation

RSTC alumna Amy Koerber has had her book, Breast or Bottle?,accepted by University of South Carolina Press. The book is based on her dissertation, and will be part of the Rhetoric and Communication series.

Diane Feldman Technical Editing SIG Scholarship

The Technical Editing Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) is offering two scholarships of $1400 each.

The first scholarship assists students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in technical communication (or a related area, such as professional writing or digital media) and the second assists students who are pursuing a graduate degree in technical communication (or a related area, such as professional writing or digital media). Students applying for one of these scholarships are expected to be able to demonstrate their focus on topics related to technical editing through their academic studies, current jobs, special projects, or undergraduate/graduate program. The winners will be announced in the Technical Editing SIG newsletter.

For more information on the scholarship program, please see the STC Technical Editing website: http://www.stc-techedit.org/Scholarship.

April 5, 2012

Timothy Oleksiak published in Composition Studies

Congratulations to Timothy Oleksiak whose article "Incendiary Discourse: Reconsidering Flaming, Authority, and Democratic Subjectivity in Computer-mediated Communication" has been accepted for publication in the journal Composition Studies.