Programmatic Perspectives Call for Special Issue Proposals: Deadline March 15, 2024

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Programmatic Perspectives invites proposals for a special issue to be published in late fall 2024. This themed issue will be developed by a guest editor or editors to support the journal’s mission of engagement with current topics about administration and pedagogy in the field of technical and professional communication (TPC). Proposals should provide a descriptive…

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Save the date! CPTSC 2024

The Louis Smith Tainter House, once home to the lumber baron and his family in Menomonie, Wisconsin | Library of Congress

Energized by the wonderful conference in Charleston last month, we are planning and preparing for your visit to Menomonie, Wisconsin in 2024. Here’s a little video preview on behalf of the CPTSC Executive Committee and Conference Planning Committee.   2024 CPTSC Annual Conference October 18 – 19, 2024 Menomonie, Wisconsin @ The University of Wisconsin–Stout Some highlights: One-hour from the Minneapolis-St.…

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Thank You for Attending the CPTSC 2023 Conference!

We are so happy to have met everyone who attended the 2023 annual conference in Charleston, SC. The workshops were informative. The panels and presentations were insightful. The conversations and camaraderie were memories made to last for time to come. Big thank-you to the local host, R. J. Lambert and the Medical University of South…

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Programmatic Perspective Co-Editor Announcement

Programmatic Perspectives is pleased to announce Dr. Rhonda Stanton as the incoming journal co-editor! She will be co-editing the journal with Dr. Russell Kirkscey.  Dr. Stanton is an Associate Professor of English at Missouri State University, where she serves as the English Department Graduate Director and Program Coordinator for Professional/Technical Writing.   Additionally, she teaches the graduate-level professional editing…

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Call for Proposals: 2023 CPTSC Research Grants to Promote Anti-racist Programs and Pedagogies

The mission of this grants program is to solicit research related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in technical and scientific communication programs, specifically targeting programmatic research related to multiple-marginalized students and faculty. This grants program is a collaboration between the CPTSC Executive Committee and the CPTSC Diversity Committee in an effort to reaffirm CPTSC’s commitment…

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Call for Proposals: 2023 CPTSC Research Grants Open Call

Deadline: October 30, 2023 The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) invites interested members to apply for research grants of up to $2,000. The CPTSC Research Grant supports research pertaining to programmatic issues within the field. The goal of supporting this research is to promote programs in technical, professional, and scientific communication…

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New Programmatic Perspectives Editor

Programmatic Perspectives is pleased to announce Dr. Russell Kirkscey as the incoming journal editor! Dr. Kirkscey is a faculty member at Penn State Harrisburg, the current Book Review Editor for Programmatic Perspectives, and a long-time member of CPTSC. Learn more about Dr. Kirkscey on his faculty homepage. We are excited he has accepted this position and look forward to…

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Conference Registration Open

We are excited to announce that registration for this year’s CPTSC annual conference is now live! We look forward to seeing you in beautiful Charleston, SC, for a two-day conference exploring the theme of “Asserting Presence, Forging Connections, Building Recognition, and Creating Opportunities.” Conference Dates: Friday, September 22 through Saturday, September 23. Please also save…

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2023 CPTSC Diversity Scholarship Winners

The CPTSC Diversity Committee is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2023 CPTSC Diversity Scholarship! Chenxing Xie, Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media Program, NCSU Chenxing Xie is a Ph.D. candidate in the Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media Program at North Carolina State University. She received a B.A. in English from Tsinghua University and an…

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New Issue Published: Programmatic Perspectives 14.1

We’re pleased to announce the publication of Issue 14.1 of Programmatic Perspectives! Check it out here. In this issue, we are pleased to share publications that reinforce our unique focus on academic technical and scientific programs. The issue includes three research publications and one program showcase that highlight current topics such as integration of open…

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