Hashtags and Rabbit Holes: Confessions of an Academic Writer

“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.” – Alexander Pope “I want you to take a Post-It and write, ‘Don’t write like an academic.’” said my new Digital Communications professor. “Stick it on your desk, your wall, your computer. Anywhere you’re working. And don’t forget it.” I blinked. But, ever the conscientious student, I …

Continue reading Hashtags and Rabbit Holes: Confessions of an Academic Writer

Millennials in the Workplace

Integrating a blend of older and younger workers in a workplace presents managers with unique challenges.  Differences in values, interests and communication styles are just a few of these challenges.  A lot has been written about the generational clash that’s occurring in work places today as the boomers struggle to accept millennial hires.  For the …

Continue reading Millennials in the Workplace

PWC Q&A: Professor Nathan Whitlock

This year we’re taking you behind the scenes to see how PWC operates and hear from key people on the administrative and teaching staff. Professor Nathan Whitlock teaches PWC’s Storytelling and Narrative course in first term and the Professionalism Skills: Internship Preparation course in second term. We asked him what he likes about teaching writing, and …

Continue reading PWC Q&A: Professor Nathan Whitlock

PWC Q&A: Professor Suzanne Bowness

This year we’re taking you behind the scenes to see how PWC operates and hear from key people on the administrative and teaching staff. Professor Suzanne Bowness teaches PWC’s Writing Principles: Introduction and Writers Identity courses in first term and the Developing Form and Repurposing Writing course in second term. She also helped to develop PWC …

Continue reading PWC Q&A: Professor Suzanne Bowness

PWC Q&A: Program Advisory Committee member Sharon Aschaiek

This year we’re taking you behind the scenes to see how PWC operates and hear from key people on the team. In this post, we connected with a member of our program advisory committee (PAC). Our PAC is composed of writing professionals who advise on what kinds of content we should be including in the …

Continue reading PWC Q&A: Program Advisory Committee member Sharon Aschaiek

PWC Q&A: Professor Helena Moncrieff

This year we’re taking you behind the scenes to see how PWC operates and hear from key people on the administrative and teaching staff. Professor Helena Moncrieff teaches PWC's Editing for Writers course in first term and the Writing Principles: Advanced course in second term. If there's a reason our students know their CP style, Helena …

Continue reading PWC Q&A: Professor Helena Moncrieff