Writing and Rhetoric Department:College of Arts and Humanities

Highlights

Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

May 2019

photoApply for the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards now through October 10. Two winners will be selected and receive $25,000 each. The purpose of the awards is to build sustainable models for arts and wellness innovation both across the community and UCF campus.

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Students, faculty involved in NPR News’ NextGenRadio

May 2019

photoUCF’s Nicholson School of Communication and Media and WUCF-TV partnered with Central Florida’s WMFE 90.7FM to bring the program to Orlando April 29-May 3. Four of the six students selected to participate in Orlando’s “boot camp” are from UCF.

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17 CAH faculty members receive promotion or tenure

April 2019

photoFostering the success of our faculty and staff is critical to meeting the mission of the College of Arts and Humanities. This year, 17 faculty members received promotions or tenure.

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Arts and Humanities faculty members honored for excellence

April 2019

photoFaculty members from across the college were honored at the 2019 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.

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9th Knights Write Showcase celebrates exceptional student writing across disciplines

March 2019

photoThe 9th annual Knights Write Showcase, a celebration of first and second-year student writing, was held at the Pegasus Ballroom on February 11, 2019. Hosted by the Department of Writing & Rhetoric, the annual Knights Write Showcase demonstrates how writing and communication is important in every field, with the winners and panelists hailing from a variety of majors.

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I AM UCF encourages creativity, rewards with scholarship

December 2018

photoThe I Am UCF Digital Storytelling Initiative allows students to get creative by fusing together writing, performance, visual displays and digital media.

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UCF Writing Center director Mark Hall wins international award

December 2018

photoDr. Mark Hall’s award-winning book demonstrates how educating tutors enhances their professional development.

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Writing and Rhetoric MA Info Session

November 2018

photoThe Department of Writing & Rhetoric hosted an informational webinar about two graduate programs: the M.A. in Rhetoric & Composition and the Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing. Watch the session at https://www.facebook.com/UCFDWR/videos/561797680928628.  

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New Issues of Stylus Put Spotlight on First-Year Writers

June 2018

Two new issues of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric’s student publication, Stylus: A Journal of First-Year Writing, have been released. The new issues of Stylus can be found here. Stylus publishes outstanding writing and research produced in the University of Central Florida’s first-year composition courses, ENC 1101: Composition I and ENC 1102: Composition II. […]

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Komysha Hassan: Winner of the 2018 Honors in the Major Thesis Scholarship

April 2018

Congratulations to DWR undergraduate major Komysha Hassan for receiving a well-deserved 2018 Honors in the Major thesis scholarship. Also congratulations to Steffen Guenzel for his pivotal role in guiding Komysha’s research as her Honors in the Major thesis chair. You both make us proud. If you would like to learn more about Honors in the Major, you […]

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Department of Writing and Rhetoric • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
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