Shakespeare at S&T’s Renaissance Fair

Students in English 3214 Shakespeare participated in S&T’s annual Renaissance Fair in the Havener Center on April 29, 2022. Their contributions included a bust of the drowned Ophelia, posters and a script for a new ending to Hamlet, sketches and weenicons of Shakespeare’s characters, a photograph of the assassination of Julius Caesar with one person playing all the roles, gooseberry fools (from a recipe in the book Shakespeare’s Kitchen), and venison pie (a popular Renaissance dish).

We Have Combined Our BA and BS into a Single Degree Program

The Missouri Department of Higher Education recently approved our request to combine the Bachelor of Arts in English and the Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication into a single degree program: a Bachelor of Science in English and Technical … [Continue reading]

New Graduate Track Pathway Allows BS/BA Students to Complete the MS Program Sooner

Starting in fall 2020, BA and BS majors in our department were given an exciting new option: an accelerated master’s degree program. This program, one of several Graduate Track Pathway (GTP) programs on campus, allows a student to start working on … [Continue reading]

Revised MS Requirements (Effective Fall 2020)

A revised version of our Master of Science in Technical Communication went into effect in Fall 2020. The major changes are as follows: An MS student is no longer required to take a comprehensive examination or complete a thesis, although … [Continue reading]

Malone Co-Authors Textbook about Technical Editing

Dr. Ed Malone, professor of English and technical communication, is the co-author of Technical Editing: An Introduction to Editing in the Workplace, recently published by Oxford University Press. His co-authors are Donald H. Cunningham and Joyce M. … [Continue reading]

Adobe Donates Licenses for Its Technical Communication Suite

Our department is continuing its partnership with Adobe Systems Inc. to give students and faculty in technical communication classes hands-on experience with Adobe’s industry-standard software. This partnership is made possible through Adobe’s … [Continue reading]

Jennifer Collins (BS, 2014) in New Position at the Discovery Center of Springfield

The Discovery Center of Springfield is happy to announce Jennifer Collins as their new Marketing & Advancement Director. “I’m excited to continue with the Discovery Center on this new chapter. While working at the Discovery Center, you hear the … [Continue reading]

Looking for Something to Read?

Faculty in our department recently offered their choices for some of the most interesting, challenging, and absorbing books and articles they read in 2016. • His Bloody Project, by Graeme Burnet. “It's historical fiction disguised as a memoir and … [Continue reading]

Ramsay Paints the Town Red … and Green and Purple

This past semester, Leach Theatre hosted an exhibition of abstract paintings by artist Ramsay Wise, a Rolla native and lecturer of English at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Wise primarily uses spray paint and acrylics to blur the line … [Continue reading]

Tech Com Graduate Wins Alumna Award

The Alumna of the Year Gold Award went to Tara Stone, a user interface designer specialist in marketing and communications. Stone earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in technical communication from Missouri S&T. Before joining the … [Continue reading]