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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Update on Fall 2020 CPTSC Conference

As we announced recently, the fall 2020 annual Council for Programs in Technical & Scientific Communication conference will not be held in person.  The CPTSC Executive Committee recently approved plans for an online fall event. We have scheduled an online Zoom “gathering” from 12-5 p.m. (Eastern) on Friday, October 2 featuring the theme of “Administering…

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Council on Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication’s Anti-Racism Statement

As part of an international and culturally diverse organization dedicated to excellence in technical and scientific communication and its academic programs, the Council for Programs in Technical & Scientific Communication (CPTSC) Executive Committee and the CPTSC Diversity Committee recognize that effective communication and its pedagogy are possible when a multiplicity of voices can be included…

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CPTSC Election Nominations

Several CPTSC positions on the Executive Committee will be open for election in 2020, and new terms will begin at the conclusion of the Fall 2020 annual conference in October.  On behalf of the CPTSC Nominating Committee, we invite nominations for the following CPTSC positions: President Vice-President Secretary Members-at-Large Descriptions of the positions can be…

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Request for Proposals: Editors of Programmatic Perspectives

The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) is soliciting proposals for editorship of its scholarly journal Programmatic Perspectives for a three-year or five-year commitment. We are seeking individual applications for (Development) Editor and (Production) Editor. Two individuals may apply together as co-editors. The first issue for the new editors will be Spring…

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Dr. Laura Gonzales Appointed to Chair the CPTSC Diversity Committee

The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Laura Gonzales as Chair of its Diversity Committee, beginning in February 2020. Dr. Gonzales is an Assistant Professor of Digital Writing and Cultural Rhetorics in the Department of English at the University of Florida, teaching courses in…

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2019 CPTSC Diversity Scholarship Winners

The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) is pleased to announce two 2019 Diversity Scholarship winners. Cana Uluak Itchuaqiyaq (KAY-nuh OO-loke itch-OH-key-yuck) is a third-year PhD student in technical communication and rhetoric at Utah State University. An Iñupiaq (IN-you-pack) from an isolated village in northwest Alaska, Cana Uluak was concerned that she…

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Distinguished Service Award Nominations Due June 15

The 2019 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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CPTSC appoints Julia Romberger as Chair of Administrators’ Committee

The Council on Programs in Technical & Scientific Communication (CPTSC) Executive Committee recently approved Dr. Julia Romberger as Chair of its Administrators’ Committee. Dr. Romberger succeeds Dr. Tammy Rice-Baily, the committee’s Chair for the past three years. Dr. Romberger has served as Professional Writing program coordinator for Old Dominion University since 2007. In that time,…

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CPTSC 2019 Conference CFP

The 2019 annual CPTSC conference will be held from October 10-12 at West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The year’s conference will explore multidisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and interdisciplinary collaborations. We invite proposals for presentations that examine such collaborations and their implications for our efforts in program development, research, and teaching. About West Chester University The 2019…

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