Ph.D. Student Pollitt Presents at Two Conferences

February 02, 2013  Texts & Technology Ph.D. student Mark Pollitt has been active at national and international conferences. On January 29, he presented a paper, “History, Historiography, and the Hermeneutics of the Hard Drive,” at the 9th International Federation of Information Processing, Working Group 11.9 Conference in Orlando. On February 21, he will...

Alumni Interview: Michelle Ferrier

October 25, 2012  Dr. Michelle Ferrier is a digital content architect and Associate Professor of Communications at Elon University. She is also the founder and managing editor of LocallyGrownNews.com, and Vice President of Journalism That Matters, a nonprofit organization focused on the new news ecology and media entrepreneurship. With varied experience as a community...

UCF Team Earns National Recognition for Online Education

October 12, 2012  Texts and Technology alumnus Tom Cavanaugh was recently recognized for his team’s excellent work in distance learning at UCF by the Sloan Consortium, a higher-education association that promotes online learning. The award for UCF’s Center for Distributed Learning is one of just a handful of various institutional and individual awards...

Texts and Technology Student Presents at National Media Conference

October 11, 2012  T&T student Jasara Hines presented her paper “Fetishizing Food: Man’s Power over the Age Old Battle with Food” as part of a panel on “Myths of Stardom: Gods and Monsters: The Construction and Influence of Celebrity” at the biennial Film and History Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that took place on...

Texts and Technology Members Present at International Communications Conference

October 09, 2012  A number of T&T students and faculty are presenting their work at the IEEE Professional Communication Society conference, currently going on October 8-10, 2012. The conference is being hosted at UCF on the upper floors of the Student Union. Presenters include professors Rudy McDaniel, Paul Dombrowski, Robert Lindgren, and Madelyn...

Texts and Technology Students Win Awards for Graduate Studies

February 09, 2012  Congratulations to Texts and Technology student Sonia Stephens, winner of the CAH 2011-2012 Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching, and alumni Stacey DiLiberto, Ph.D., winner of the CAH 2011-2012 Award for Innovative Dissertation. Sonia Stephen’s interests are in the broad field of science communication, particularly in using digital tools to...

Alumni Interview: Rusty Carpenter

January 18, 2012  Dr. Russell Carpenter came to Eastern Kentucky University in fall 2009 as the first director of the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity where he is also Assistant Professor of English. While a Texts & Technology student at UCF, he studied writing center spaces through the lens of cultural and political...

Texts and Technology Professors Present at National and International Conferences

January 11, 2012  As part of the Department of Texts and Technology, Scot A. French and Robb Lindgren recently presented their research in conferences on the national and international level. Scot A. French presented a paper at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in Chicago on January 7, 2012. The presentation focused on...