Events and Awards

Writing Contest

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2016 Writing Contest Winners

The Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition sponsors an annual writing contest:

The 100 Level Writing Contest is open to all students enrolled in WTNG 100 and WTNG 102

The Advanced Level Contest is open to students enrolled in any WTNG course at the 200 level or above

The Multimodal Contest is open to students enrolled in any WTNG course

Congratulations to the 2016 Contest Winners

100-Level Contest

Jenna Revier for “Hitting the Wall: Nike and International Labor Practices" (1st Place)
Samantha DaRocha for “How a Simple Debate Lead to a Lifetime of Literacy” (2nd Place)
Casey Willitts for “From Flour and Eggs to a Three Tier Cake” (3rd Place)

Advanced Contest

Adrienne Wooster for “The Rhetorical Effectivity of the Beyond Coal Campaign” (1st Place)
Sarah Lynch for “Political Outreach for the Maher Center: Proposal”
Vanessa Dos Anjos for “Immigration and Education: What is the Connection?”

Now accepting submissions for the 2017 Writing Contest 

The Celebration of Writing

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Celebration of Writing, May 2016

The Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric and Composition hosts The Celebration of Writing at the end of each semester. The Celebration is an exciting venue for students to showcase their work for a public audience. Students currently enrolled in any WTNG course, regardless of level, are eligible to participate. All genres (posters, papers, presentations, multi-modal projects, etc.) are welcome. While the event runs from 9-1, students and faculty can join in for as much or as little of the day as they would like.