Kelle Groom wins Outstanding Master's Thesis award

March 23, 2009  Kelle Groom has won the UCF College of Graduate Studies award for Outstanding Master’s Thesis. Groom received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing in December 2008. Her thesis, Five Kingdoms, is a poetry collection. Her poems and nonfiction have appeared in AGNI, Gettysburg Review, The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Poetry, and Witness,...

Melody Bowdon receives CAH Excellence in Graduate Teaching award

March 23, 2009  Melody Bowdon received the CAH Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award for 2009. Bowdon regularly teaches graduate courses in Technical and Professional Communication, Rhetoric and Composition, and Texts and Technology. Bowdon is currently directing four doctoral dissertations, two doctoral comprehensive exams, and two MA theses. She has served on numerous university...

T&T Ph.D. student to serve on the Bedford/St. Martins TA Advisory Board

March 02, 2009  Rochelle (Chelle) Becker-Bernstein, a third-year student in the T&T Ph.D. program, was selected as one of ten composition teaching assistants from around the country to serve on the Bedford/St. Martin’s TA Advisory Board for 2009. Ms. Bernstein, who is currently completing her coursework and looking forward to beginning her comprehensive...

M.F.A. student in The Writer's Chronicle

November 20, 2008  M.F.A. student Laurie Uttich’s article “Present-Moment Beginnings that Reveal a Memoir’s Ending” appears in the December 2008 issue of The Writer’s Chronicle, the prestigious national journal published by The Associated Writing Programs. Uttich also has work forthcoming in the literary journal Creative Nonfiction.

T&T Student's Technical Report Writing Course Wins Exemplary Course Award

July 24, 2008  Tom Cavanagh’s undergraduate Technical Report Writing course was named a winner in this year’s Blackboard/WebCT Exemplary Course Awards. Tom won a free trip to Vegas in July of 2008 to present the course and receive the award. Tom has also been accepted into a management development program for higher education...

M.F.A. Alumnus Publishes Two Stories

July 24, 2008  M.F.A. alumnus Brock Adams (2008) had two stories published recently. "People I Never See Again" is currently online at The Scruffy Dog Review and "Blue Morning Dark" will be available on Café Irreal on August 1, 2008. Brock has also taken a position of Instructor in the English Department at...

T&T Student Presents Paper at Conference

July 24, 2008  Rusty Carpenter presents his paper, "Analyzing Culture’s Influence on Design," at the International Conference on Design Principles and Practices in January 2008 at the University of Miami.

T&T Student's Web site Launched to Gather Research on Digital Ethnography and Social Networking

July 24, 2008  On Oct. 15, Michelle Ferrier launched MyTopiaCafe.com, an online community hub in Volusia and Flagler counties. Michelle is the managing editor for the hybrid ezine and citizen journalism initiative, which is sponsored by the Daytona Beach News-Journal. The site allows users to post stories, photos and events and to post...