diversity

2024 CPTSC Graduate Student Diversity Scholarship

CPTSC is sponsoring a scholarship to support CPTSC’s goal of increasing and sustaining 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, socioeconomic status and/or nationality are underrepresented in the technical communication field. A total of $2,000 will be…

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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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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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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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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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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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