Posts by Lisa M

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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2019 CPTSC Conference

West Chester University in West Chester, PA, is thrilled to host the 2019 CPTSC conference Oct. 10-12, 2019. In this brief post, we’ll share a little information on our university and the surrounding area, which offer a wonderful mélange of the past and the present. Who we are West Chester University (WCU) is the second-largest…

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Research Grants Winners

In 2018, CPTSC re-launched its grants program and selected two grants for awards. Following are short descriptions of their projects and what they hope to accomplish. Developing User-Centered Technical and Professional Writing Programs at Hispanic-Serving Institutions What is the major aim of your research project and/or the question/problem that you are investigating? We are hoping…

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CPTSC 2018 Election Results

CPTSC 2018 elections are complete, and we are excited to share the election results. President: Marjorie Rush Hovde, IUPUI Vice-President: Teena Carnegie, Eastern Washington University Secretary: Felicia Chong, Oakland University Treasurer: Joanna Schreiber, Georgia Southern University Members-at-large: Erin Friess, University of North Texas Lora Arduser, University of Cincinnati Tammy Rice-Bailey, Milwaukee School of Engineering Corinne…

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2018 Conference Highlights from CPTSC President

Dear CPTSC colleagues, Greetings from Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes!  As I gaze out my window on a beautiful June day in Minnesota, I find myself hoping the weather will be just as nice in October when we will welcome you to the 2018 Conference of the Council of Programs in Technical and Scientific…

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2018 CPTSC Bedford St. Martin’s Diversity Scholarship Call

On behalf of the CPTSC Diversity Committee, we are pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2018 CPTSC Bedford St. Martin’s Diversity Scholarship award.   The deadline for the award submissions is June 30th by 11:59pm ET. You will find the call for the award and the application attached to this message as a…

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Recruiting contributing writers for the CPTSC White Paper Subcommittee

We are recruiting contributing writers for the ​​CPTSC White Paper Subcommittee. If you would like to be more involved with national professional service by writing white papers for CPTSC, please keep reading! ​​Background In spring 2016, the White Paper Subcommittee was formed as part of the CPTSC Administrator’s Committee, which is tasked with providing administrative and teaching…

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