Issue 11.1 of Programmatic Perspectives is here!

We have a lot in store for this issue, released on Nov 12. Here’s a short preview! Research articles Chalice Randazzo’s research study “Neo Racism in Résumés: Implications for a Dialog about U.S. Race/Ethnicity and Internationality in Technical and Professional Communication,” asks a difficult question: Should (and can) technical and professional communication (TPC) build in…

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Deadline Oct 31 — CPTSC Grants for Antiracist Programs and Pedagogies

The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) invites research to promote anti-racist programs and pedagogies in technical, professional and scientific communication. Late summer is always a busy time, but this year is particularly difficult with last-minute changes to teaching modes, changing institutional protocols for research, xenophobic policies for online education, and continued violence against BIPOC. In…

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CPTSC Election Results

Our election for CPTSC officers has concluded.  The 2020-2022 Executive Committee includes: President: Teena Carnegie Vice-President: Sean Williams Secretary: Corinne Renguette Treasurer: Joanna Schreiber Members-at-Large: Erin Freiss, Russell Kirkscey, Shelley Thomas, Laura Vernon Congratulations to these new officers!  Bios are included below. We will welcome them at our CPTSC Special Event on October 1-2. —————————– Teena A. M.…

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CPTSC 2020 Special Event, October 1-2, 2020

CPTSC 2020 Special Event: Managing Technical, Scientific, and Professional Communication Programs in a Time of Crisis October 1-2, 2020 In lieu of our annual face-to-face conference, join CPTSC for a special online event focused on managing technical, scientific, and professional communication programs in a time of crisis.  All sessions will be held virtually via Zoom. Thursday, October…

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CPTSC ballot for Member-at-Large position

Results from the CPTSC 2020 election are nearly complete; however, results for one Member-at-Large position resulted in a tie. To address this result, we ask that you please vote again for one Member-at-Large position among two candidates listed. Today on August 5, you will receive a link to this Member-at-Large ballot.  The link will be sent…

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CPTSC 2020: a special online conference event

In lieu of our annual face-to-face conference, join CPTSC for an online, event focused on managing technical and scientific communication programs in a time of crisis. Date: Friday, Oct 2 from 12pm to 5pm (EDT). The event will begin with the annual business meeting where we will welcome the newly elected members to the executive committee and…

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Dr. Jason Tham named new Co-Chair of CPTSC Administrators’ Committee

CPTSC is pleased to announce that Dr. Jason Tham will begin serving as the new Co-Chair of its Administrators’ Committee, to work in that role alongside Dr. Julia Romberger, current Chair of the committee. Tham, an Assistant Professor of Technical Communication and Rhetoric at Texas Tech University, co-directs the User Experience (UX) Lab in the…

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Announcing the 2020 CPTSC Diversity Scholarship Winners!

We are happy to announce two winners of the 2020 CPTSC Diversity Scholarship! The selection committee received many strong applications this year from applicants who are already changing the field of technical and scientific communication in important ways. Our two winners stood out for their invaluable transnational projects that will continue to shape our field. Our…

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Resources to Support International Students

International students are important members of our community, discipline, and programs. As the COVID-19 pandemic forces many classes and institutions online, educating ourselves on policies that affect international students is critical.The July 6, 2020 statement from the Student Exchange and Visitors Program modifies temporary safety precautions put into place earlier in the pandemic. International students…

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CPTSC’s Distinguished Service Award and Honorary Distinguished Service Award

The 2020 CPTSC Distinguished Service Selection Committee (DSSC) invites members to forward names of persons whom they deem worthy of CPTSC’s Distinguished Service Award (for service to the organization) and Honorary Distinguished Service Award (for service to the field). For eligibility criteria and a list of former honorees, see https://cptsc.org/resources/service-awards/. The Distinguished Service Award is the…

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