2013 Poster Session

Building Bridges to Professionalization: An Undergraduate Researcher Poster Session (CCCC 2013; Las Vegas, Nevada)

This poster session, organized by a team of undergraduate students and faculty, features students from a variety of undergraduate programs in professional writing, writing studies, rhetoric and composition, and related programs.

Students’ posters will be on display at Top of the Riviera South, Monaco Tower, 24th Floor, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Thursday, March 14. Students will be available to chat with visitors from 10:00 to 10:30 AM (between the Opening Session and Session A) and from 11:45 AM to 12:15 PM (between sessions A and B).


  • Jackie Adler and Maggie Kollar (Marquette University): From Writer to Tutor: Easing the Transition
  • Elizabeth Barteau (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology): Do Students Transfer Skills Learned in Technical Writing Courses into Other Aspects of their Academic Careers?
  • Molly Herber, Tom McGuire, and Leandra Wolf (University of Notre Dame): Meeting in the Middle: Peer Tutors and Professors Discuss Goals, Grades, and Forming Student Writers
  • Eric Hunter (Florida International University): Divergent Thinking and the Multimodal Composition Process
  • Karen Krumpak and Elizabeth Benshoff (Miami University): Training Better Consultants: The First Step to Making Better Writers
  • Melanie Laberge (Worcester Polytechnic Institute): The Rhetoric of Trade Journals: An Analysis of Chemical Engineering Professionalization in Print
  • Jack Labriola (SUNY Cortland): Networking Knowledge: The Link to Successful Communication
  • Keegan Livoti (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology): Instructional Resources on Writing Center Websites: Prototyping How Small Writing Centers Can Build a Free- and Open-Access Network of Writing Resources
  • Natalie Midiri (Rutgers University Camden): Can We Call it Research? Undergraduate Anxieties in the Humanities
  • Katie Morris (York College of Pennsylvania): A Writer’s Distress
  • Victoria Morrow (Arizona State University): Searching for Superman: The Role of Language in the Corporate Education Reform Movement
  • Emily Jo Schwaller (Montana State University): E-mailing and its Effects on Construction of Professional Identity in Workplace Communication
  • Emily Seiders, Ray Fu, and Megan Koehler (Miami University): Creating Universal Meaning: Using Metaphors to Edify and Explain in Writing Center Consultations and Writing Instruction
  • Jonaki Singh, Josephine Marescot, Noshee Mahmood, and Pedro Alfonso (St. Johns University): Scribing, Re-Inscribing, Describing: Problem-Posing an Organic Tutor Development Program
  • Abigail Smoake (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology): The Accessibility of Patient Education Materials
  • Sonja Trierweiler and Alyson Gines (Michigan State University): Conceptions of the Writing Process in the Writing Center: The Professional Writing Program Influence
  • Denise Umubyeyi (University of Notre Dame): Narrative Writing and its Transformative Potential

Poster Session Planning Team:

Alyssa-Rae Hug, St. John’s University; and Kelsey O’Connell, Jessie L. Moore, Rebecca Pope-Ruark, and Paula Rosinski, Elon University. Please direct feedback and questions to jmoore28@elon.edu.


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