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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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CPTSC Graduate Student Diversity Scholarship

CPTSC is sponsoring a scholarship for the purpose of supporting the goal of CPTSC to increase and sustain diversity in its membership and in the field of technical communication. Eligible candidates for this scholarship include graduate students whose race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, and/or nationality are underrepresented in the technical communication field. A total of…

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Winners for 2022 CPTSC Research Grant for Antiracist Programs and Pedagogies

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 CPTSC Research Grants to Promote Anti-racist Programs and Pedagogies. This grants program, a partnership between the CPTSC Diversity Committee and the CPTSC Grants Committee, was piloted in 2020 and approved as a permanent cycle in 2021. Members of the grants committee anonymously reviewed many excellent…

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Special Issue of Programmatic Perspectives (Fall 2023 Issue)

Design and Design Thinking in Technical and Professional Communication: Examining Our Pedagogies, Practices, and Perspectives Co-editors Jason Tham, Texas Tech University, jason.tham@ttu.edu Timothy Ponce, University of Texas at Arlington, timothy.ponce@uta.edu The design “turn” in technical and professional communication (TPC) has surfaced as a disciplinary interest in the last two decades or so as scholars and…

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Call for Proposals: 2022 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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Programmatic Perspectives Announces 2021 Research Article Awards

The CPTSC journal, Programmatic Perspectives, is pleased to announce the 2021 award winners for the Programmatic Perspectives Research Article Award. This award recognizes important critical and/or analytical insight that contributes something new to program administration in Technical and Professional Communication. For 2021, we have one research article award recipient and one honorable mention recipient. 2021 Research Article…

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Register for the Annual CPTSC Conference *and* the Awesome Excursions

We hope that you are looking forward to the CPTSC Annual Conference in Colorado Springs, October 27-29. Please register for the conference if you have not yet done so, *AND* reserve your spot in one of our two awesome excursions (space is limited)  Please make your hotel reservations, too, if you haven’t yet. Remember you…

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CPTSC Diversity Scholarship Award Winners for 2022

The CPTSC Diversity Committee and Executive Committee are excited to announce three winners for this year’s CPTSC Diversity Scholarship! The number of applications doubled this year, and the committee had a very difficult task in selecting our winners from an excellent application pool. We hope you’ll congratulate our winners and lookout for them at this…

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Call for Proposals: 2022 CPTSC Research Grants to Promote Anti-racist Programs and Pedagogies

Deadline Extended: June 15, 2022 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…

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CPTSC Grants Deadline Extended

We’ve extended the deadline for the CPTSC Grants Open Call to April 22, 2022. Please consider applying for a research grant from one of the two grants programs offered by the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC). This year CPTSC is conducting an Open Call for Programmatic Research, as well as a…

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