Contests and Awards
IEEE IPCC 2011 Call for Student Posters
The Professional Communication Society of the IEEE is accepting student submissions for its
annual conference. Students who wish to participate may prepare a poster on the topic of
"sustainable solutions to technical challenges" for the conference, which takes place from
October 17-19, 2011 at the University of Cincinnati. Students are welcomed to participate
either in person or via a "virtual poster session."
For details, see the full text of the
call for submissions.
Young Scholars in Writing
Young Scholars in Writing, an "international, peer-reviewed journal that is
fully indexed in the MLA bibliography" is seeking student submissions.
For more details,
see their website and the information from YSW below:
"YSW welcomes research articles on writing and rhetoric authored by
undergraduate students at all levels--from graduating seniors to students
enrolled in first-year composition classes. There's also a Comment and Response
section that seeks to generate a dialogue among undergraduate students about our
discipline. Previous issues of YSW have featured articles on topics ranging from
queer theory in Writing Centers to the role of music in the abolitionist
rhetoric of the 19th century ; from the effective of teacher comments on
students' revision practices to the epideictic practices of Ronald Reagan and
George W. Bush; from the embodied rhetoric of female characters in Cristina
García's novels the architectural arguments of the Creation Museum."
Spring 2011 Common Book Contest Winners Announced
Congratulations to Alicia Berdeguez, Jennifer Robinson, and Eric Lopez,
winners of the Spring 2011 Common Book Writing Contest! For the full story,
please visit the
Spring 2011 Common Book Contest Winners
Read about previous contest and award winners
Award-Winning Writing archive.
Fisheries student wins $6,000 for
Writing pays off in a big way for Auburn
University’s Andrew Landis. Follow the link
below to read more about how this Auburn
graduate student, a PhD candidate in Fisheries
and Allied Aquacultures, wrote his way to the
$6,000 Grand Prize of the 2010 Future of
Southern Agriculture Student Essay Contest.
Professors honored with Conference Best Paper Award
Auburn professors of hotel and restaurant management, Martin O'Neill and
Kyungmi Kim, recently presented their paper entitled "The Use of Sequential
Critical Incident Analysis" at the annual meeting of the International Council
on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education. They were awarded the
Conference Best Paper Award in their category, Services Marketing/Management.
O'Neill, who serves as the head of the Department of Nutrition and Food
Sciences, was sworn in to office as the new president of the U.S. Southern CHRIE