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Check out the latest news around campus from the Department of Writing and Communication.

DWC hosting event with author and literacy scholar
Wednesday 02/07/18

This March, NSU's Department of Writing and Communication will host Rebecca Lorimer Leonard, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at UMass Amherst and author of “Writing on the Move: Migrant Women and the Value of Literacy.” The two-day guest lecture series, taking place Monday, March 12, and Tuesday, March 13, is sponsored by the department and the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Student Government Association and will be offered to students and faculty in DWC’s M.A. in Composition, Rhetoric, and Digital Media program.

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DWC hosts "Coffee & Communication" event
Tuesday 02/06/18

On Thursday, Nov. 2, NSU’s Department of Writing of Communication hosted a fall event titled “Coffee & Communication,” bringing together current COMM majors, alumni, faculty and Deciding students for an afternoon of coffee, community-building and networking.

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Communication students admitted into Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Honor Society
Tuesday 04/04/17

On Jan. 28, six NSU communication students were inducted into the Upsilon Zeta chapter of Lambda Pi Eta. The induction ceremony, held during the NSU Multimedia Conference, aimed to honor undergraduate students who have declared an interest in the field of communication and have achieved a high level of academic excellence.

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DWC alumna lands job with Zimmerman Advertising
Tuesday 04/04/17

Nova Southeastern University and Department of Writing and Communication alumna Tiara Baldoni was recently hired by Zimmerman Advertising as a traffic coordinator for its Nissan Division. In this role, Baldoni is responsible for ensuring a television or radio station has the appropriate media to advertise, as well as the instructions for how that media should be aired.

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DWC appoints interim associate chair
Thursday 02/16/17

In January, NSU’s Department of Writing and Communication named Associate Professor of Writing Star Vanguri, Ph.D., as its interim associate chair. In this position, Vanguri works alongside DWC Chair and Professor Shanti Bruce, Ph.D.

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Internship and interviewing workshop assists communication majors
Thursday 02/16/17

On Thursday, Jan. 19, NSU’s Department of Writing and Communication (DWC) and NSU Career Development teamed up to host the second workshop in a series of workshops for communication majors.

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2017 NSU Multimedia Conference coming Jan. 28
Thursday 12/08/16

On Saturday, Jan. 28, the 2017 NSU Multimedia Conference will bring various media professionals to NSU’s main campus for a series of presentations and workshops providing opportunities for high school, community college and NSU students to develop professionally. The conference will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in NSU’s Carl DeSantis Building and will feature more than 40 sessions on topics related to multimedia, as well as an internship fair and a media panel.

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DWC faculty members conducting new research
Friday 11/18/16

Through grants awarded by the National Council of Teachers of English, Department of Writing and Communication faculty members Shanti Bruce, Juliette Kitchens, Claire Lutkewitte, Molly Scanlon and Star Vanguri, all Ph.D.s, are conducting research during the 2016-2017 academic year that will help to advance NCTE’s mission of “improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education.”

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Writing workshop assists Communication majors
Wednesday 11/16/16

The Department of Writing and Communication and NSU Career Development have teamed up to host a series of workshops for Communication majors during the 2016-2017 academic year.

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Two new professors join Department of Writing and Communication
Wednesday 09/28/16

The two newest additions to the faculty of CAHSS’ Department of Writing and Communication come from different backgrounds but share the same passion for teaching writing.

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