Professor (and Director of Composition) Barton has been named a winner of Wayne State’s Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award. The award is presented annually to two members of the university’s graduate faculty whose scholarly achievements are judged to have contributed significantly to the University’s scholarly profile. Professor Barton’s previous awards include the Conference on College Composition and Communication’s Braddock Award (2009); Technical Communication Quarterly’s Nell Ann Pickett Award (2009); and The National Council of Teachers of English awards for Best Article in Reporting Qualitative or Quantitative Research in Technical or Scientific Communication (2005), Best Article on Methods of Teaching Technical/Scientific Communication (2004), and Best Article on Philosophy or Theory in Scientific and Technical Communication (2002).
February 15, 2010
May 19, 2009
Professor Pruchnic has won a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Award for the academic year 2008-2009.
April 18, 2009
Multiple members of the program will be honored during the annual English Department Scholarship and Writing Awards Ceremony (taking place from 3-6 PM, in the Welcome Center Auditorium on Friday, April 24, 2009). Graduate student (and GTA) Michael McGinnis will be awarded a Thomas R. Jasina Endowed Scholarship in English. Fellow graduate student (and GTA) Clayton Walker will be awarded a Jasina Scholarship and an Albert Feigenson Scholarship, as well as the first place Tompkins Award for best essay for his work “‘Feeling,’ Saying, Being, Doing: Recuperating the Role of Affects in Literacy Research.”
April 10, 2009
Professor Ray has been awarded a Board of Governors Distinguished Faculty Fellowship. She joins English Department Colleague Richard Grusin among this year’s winners.
April 1, 2009
Professor (and Director of Composition) Ellen Barton has won a 2010-2011 Josephine Nevins Keal Faculty Fellowship for her project “Ethics in Interaction: Deliberation on Institutional Review Boards.”
February 25, 2009
Professor (and Director of Composition) Ellen Barton has been named co-winner of the 2009 Nell Ann Pickett Award. The award is given annually to recognize the best article published in the previous year’s issues of Technical Communication Quarterly. Professor Barton shares the award with Barbara Mirel and Mary Ackerman, co-authors of their article “Researching Telemedicine: Capturing Complex Clinical Interactions with a Simple Interface Design.” The essay originally appeared in TCQ 17.3 (2008): 358-378. Professor Barton will be formally presented with the award at a banquet following the conclusion of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing Conference on March 11 in San Francisco, CA.
February 5, 2009
Professor (and Director of Composition) Ellen Barton has been named the 2009 winner of the Conference on College Composition and Communication Braddock Award for her article “Further Contributions from the Ethical Turn in Composition/Rhetoric: Analyzing Ethics in Interaction.” The article appeared in issue 59.4 of College Composition and Communication in June 2008. The award will be presented to Ellen at the CCCC annual convention in San Francisco on Friday, March 13 as part of the Awards/Recognition Reception.
April 24, 2008
Dr. Ranney has won a 2008-2009 Josephine Nevins Keal Faculty Fellowship for tenured faculty for her project The Spirit of Rhetoric.
April 18, 2008
Professor Marback has been chosen as a recipient of a 2008-2009 Distinguished Faculty Fellowship Award.
March 12, 2008
The Wayne State Graduate School has awarded Cara Kozma the 2008 Garrett T. Heberlein Excellence in Teaching Award. She will be honored at the University’s Academic Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, April 22, 2PM in the McGregor Conference Center.