“If you don’t do something with writing, you’re wasting your life.” That was a comment Dr. Chelsea Murdock received after writing fanfiction, and it changed her life. From shifting majors from voice to geology to finally English, Dr. Murdock is comfortable with exploring both the technical and creative parts of herself. With the fall of 2019 being her first semester as the new director of the Writing Center at Clemson, the Pearce Center for Professional Communication decided to learn more about Dr. Murdock. We delved into her background and professional past, her role as Writing Center Director and her plans for the future. … Continue readingDr. Chelsea Murdock: Getting To Know The New Writing Center Director
So you want to go to graduate school but you don’t know where to start. Look no further! We have information from Dr. William Stockton, Director of Graduate Studies, and current graduate student, Allison Daniels, to give you tips on the application process. … Continue readingSo You Want to Apply to Grad School?
Not only are Victoria Houser and Shauna Chung working toward their doctorates in Rhetorics, but they are co-teaching Clemson’s First Year Composition class while doing so. Victoria and Shauna won an award celebrating their demonstration of excellence in teaching first-year writing Victoria won the Adobe Creative Teaching Award for First-Year Writing. This award is presented to one graduate student who excels in teaching with technology using the Adobe Creative Suite. Shauna won the Thomas E. Douglass Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is presented to the graduate teaching assistants who best exemplify the high standards of teaching Prof. Douglass promoted and practiced throughout his tenure in the English Department. … Continue readingFaculty Profile: Victoria Houser and Shauna Chung
This month, our spotlight is on Jamie Ann Rogers, a Visiting Assistant Professor of American and African American literature and international film here at Clemson. Being a California native, she completed her masters and Ph.D at the University of California, Irvine. … Continue readingFaculty Spotlight: Jamie Rogers
Let’s face it — the interview process can be extremely daunting. Unfortunately, there’s no way around it, and if you have found the way, please let us all know. … Continue reading21 Common Interview Questions to Help You Succeed
When interviewing for a job, the smallest things can make a big difference. These interview tips cover all the basic information you need to know to ace a job interview: … Continue reading8 Interview Tips That Will Help You Get the Job