T&T Alumni Marci Mazzarotto Receives Research Fellowship

May 2, 2018
T&T Alumni Marci Mazzarotto received a competitive two-week fellowship from the New York Public Library to continue some of her dissertation studies, which she hopes to turn into a book. In December of 2018, she will be a researcher-in-residence at the NYPL for two weeks to work on her project, titled “Experimental Art and Research Practices of […]

Cassandra Branham, T&T Alum, Named Editor-in-Chief of Writing Commons

March 22, 2018
In a recent letter to members of the Writing Commons community, Sandy wrote: Writing Commons [is] an open-education resource for instructors and students of writing across the disciplines. Our mission is to provide a high-quality, cost-free resource to support students in the development of writing, research, and critical thinking practices. Over the past year, we have been working on a […]

T and T Alumni Lands Tenure Track Job

November 28, 2017
Texts and Technology alumni Marci Mazzarotto (2017) was offered a tenure-track position in Digital Communication at Georgian Court University, a small liberal arts Catholic university in central New Jersey.

T&T Alum Tom Cavanagh Appointed UCF’s Vice Provost for Digital Learning

November 16, 2017
Dr. Tom Cavanagh (T&T 2006) was appointed in August 2017 as the University of Central Florida’s new Vice Provost for Digital Learning, overseeing the Center for Distributed Learning, the Office of Instructional Resources, and new digital initiatives that will positively impact student retention, engagement, success, and access. Dr. Cavanagh will continue to lead efforts for […]

Alumni Interview: Brian Blackburne

June 24, 2015
Dr. Brian Blackburne begins the fall 2015 semester at Sam Houston State University as a newly promoted Associate Professor in Technical Communication, where he has worked since graduating from the Texts and Technology Program in 2008. In addition to teaching at SHSU, Blackburne has consulted with local and national corporations (e.g., Baker Hughes, Knoll, and […]

Alumni Interview: Mark Pollitt

November 3, 2014
Former FBI agent Mark Pollitt first visited UCF while working with the National Center for Forensic Science to develop standards for digital forensics. After his retirement from the FBI, he consulted as a cyber-security expert and did some adjunct teaching before accepting a full time position as a visiting professor at UCF. Shortly afterwards, he […]

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 activist, educator, entrepreneur, media consultant, […]

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 geographies in an attempt to […]