Knights across campus celebrate Hispanic heritage
October 14, 2019 In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, four Knights whose backgrounds are rooted in some of the most popular Hispanic countries represented at UCF share how their cultures shape who they are. One of them is Writing and Rhetoric professor Sonia Arellano.
New faculty members strengthen the arts & humanities
August 26, 2019 Please join us in welcoming our new colleagues in the College of Arts and Humanities.
Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards
May 22, 2019 Apply 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.
Students, faculty involved in NPR News’ NextGenRadio
May 03, 2019 UCF’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.
17 CAH faculty members receive promotion or tenure
April 16, 2019 Fostering 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.
Arts and Humanities faculty members honored for excellence
April 03, 2019 Faculty 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.
9th Knights Write Showcase celebrates exceptional student writing across disciplines
March 21, 2019 The 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...
I AM UCF encourages creativity, rewards with scholarship
December 07, 2018 The I Am UCF Digital Storytelling Initiative allows students to get creative by fusing together writing, performance, visual displays and digital media.
UCF Writing Center director Mark Hall wins international award
December 04, 2018 Dr. Mark Hall’s award-winning book demonstrates how educating tutors enhances their professional development.
Writing and Rhetoric MA Info Session
November 15, 2018 The 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.
New Issues of Stylus Put Spotlight on First-Year Writers
June 06, 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...
Komysha Hassan: Winner of the 2018 Honors in the Major Thesis Scholarship
April 02, 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...
Student Highlight: Samantha Warren
March 01, 2018 Samantha Warren is a student in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric who has learned how to make a living writing as a professional blogger. Her blog, Style of Change, started as a hobby. Fourteen months later, it has shifted into a business venture. She makes her money, in part,...
ICYMI: 8th Annual Knights Write Showcase
February 14, 2018 The Department of Writing and Rhetoric hosted the 8th annual Knights Wright Showcase on February 7th, 2018. This showcase is an opportunity for students from the first-year writing program to exhibit their hard work and dedication in refining their composition and research skills. The event was open to the community,...
Coming up: 8th Annual Knights Write Showcase!
January 24, 2018 We are very excited to announce that our 8th Annual Knights Write Showcase will take place on Wednesday, February 7th in the Pegasus Ballroom. This year’s showcase will include 23 posters from ENC 1101 and 1102 featuring original research; 2 student conference panels featuring students’ original research and moderated by...
Angela Rounsaville and Pavel Zemliansky Awarded CCCC Research Grant
January 23, 2018 Congratulations to Drs. Rounsaville and Zemliansky, who are co-PIs on a grant that was awarded through the Conference on College Composition and Communication Research initiative program. Their study is titled “Academic and Professional Multilingual Literacies in Sociomaterial Contexts: A Multi-Institutional Study in Norway, Ukraine, and the U.S.”. They will receive...
Crisis in the Campus
December 18, 2017 Crisis in the Campus functioned as a day of advocacy and entertainment. Organized form the ground-up, students in Dr. Stephanie Wheeler’s ENC 3331 – Rhetoric and Civic Engagement shared information on social injustices that they have researched this semester. Local Central Florida bands including Justin Alcaraz, Dylan Lancaster, Common Creatures,...
New Issues of DWR Student Publications, Stylus and Imprint
December 15, 2017 New issues of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric’s two student publications, Stylus: A Journal of First-Year Writing and Imprint, have been released. The new issue of Stylus can be found here and the new issue of Imprint is available here. Stylus publishes outstanding writing and research produced in UCF’s...
DWR's Brandy Dieterle's Article Published in the Communication Center Journal
November 29, 2017 Brandy Dieterle, an instructor in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric, has had an article published in the Communication Center Journal. The article discusses her experiences moving from being a teacher, to a graduate tutor in the university writing center at UCF, back to being a teacher, and how that particular...
DWR Alum Mikael Romo's Article Accepted into Composition Forum
November 28, 2017 Mikael Romo, one of DWR’s alumni, recently had an article accepted into Composition Forum with Drs. Wardle and Hall. Below is an overview of his experience with writing this article, how it began, and when we can expect the article to come out. “Our article reminds me of those end-of-the-semester reflection...