Stacey Pigg was awarded with a Summer Stipend Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her project, Writing Unbound: Invention, Sociability, and Digitized Public Space. The NEH Summer Stipends program provides awards for individuals to pursue scholarly work in the humanities during the summer. Recipients typically produce scholarly articles, books, archaological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly tools in either traditional print or electronic formats.
On Tuesday, March 19, the University Writing Center hosted a reading for the winners of its "Why Writing Matters" contest. Entrants addressed the topic—in 500 words or less—in the genre of their choice. The winners represent a variety of academic backgrounds.
The thought-provoking research and writing of first-year students were presented at the Third Annual Knights Write Showcase, hosted in the Student Union this week by the Department of Writing and Rhetoric.
Laura Martinez, an Instructor in Writing and Rhetoric and graduate of UCF's M.A. program in Rhetoric and Composition, has been awarded a 2013 Scholars for the Dream Travel Award by the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC).
UCF’s First-Year Composition Program has been honored for its commitment to excellence by the Conference on College Composition and Communication.
Elizabeth Wardle was honored by Iowa State with an Outstanding Alumni Award for the the English Department and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The ceremony was held in Ames, Iowa last week.
A dedicated center for writing-related assistance, training and research opportunities is now open to University of Central Florida students and faculty members from all disciplines.