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December 16th, 2015

4.29.15 – App Building!

April 29th, 2015
Students participate in creating content  for a new app, "Electracy"

The MAPC students in Visual Communication (ENGL 8530) have been working hard all semester creating weekly reading response videos that address specific “heuristic phenomenona” such as water, sky, red, memory, courage, and insight.  The students have been using Adobe Premier Pro to create their videos and Adobe Behance, a leading free online platform, to showcase [Read More]

4.10.15 – Alumni Webinar Series

April 10th, 2015
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The MAPC Alumni Webinar Series is proving to be a beneficial platform for MAPC alumni and current students to meet, connect, and share knowledge and experience gained from a variety of different professions. Most recently, Aubrae Wagner, a ’99 graduate, spoke about her role as COO at her organization, EnVeritas Group in Greenville, SC.  Her [Read More]

4.6.15 – Webinar to discuss marketing in the A/E/C Industry

April 6th, 2015
Lauren Minors,

Lauren Minors, a 2007 graduate of Clemson University’s MAPC program, will be presenting a webinar this Thursday, April 9th at 8:00 PM.  She will be talking about how marketing in the architecture, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry works and how rhetoric drives every stage in the game from the initial client introduction to the final [Read More]

3.12.15 MAPC Student Produces Impressive New CAAH Video

March 12th, 2015
Ryan Heil, Graduate Student Body President at Clemson, with Scott Warren.

Scott Warren, 1st-year MAPC student, recently produced an awesome new promotional video for The College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities (CAAH).  The intent of the video is to welcome incoming students who will be entering the college in the Fall of 2015 and to generate excitement about being part of the Clemson family. Virginia Wilson, [Read More]

3.7.15 – MAPC Alumna to Hold Webinar on Digital Content Marketing

March 7th, 2015
Aubrae Wagner,

With more than 15 years experience in the areas of content production, content management, and content marketing, Aubrae Wagner is Chief Operations Officer at EnVeritas Group, a content marketing agency based in Greenville, SC. Aubrae is responsible for the successful completion of client projects, ensuring that the EVG team is operating at its highest level [Read More]

12.9.14 – Digital Creativity Showcase

January 5th, 2015
Scott Warren, 1st year MAPC student,  assembles a drone.

On Tuesday, December 9, two groups of students joined together to present a Digital Creativity Showcase in the Pearce Center.  The showcase was sponsored by the Department of English, the Campbell Chair in Technical Communication, and the Pearce Center for Professional Communication. Dr. Jan Holmevik’s class (Communication and Information Technology) and Dr. David Blakesley’s class [Read More]

12.4.14 – Students Benefit from Attending World Usability Day

December 4th, 2014
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   Here is what one student had to say about her experience attending World Usability Day: On November 21, I attended World Usability Day at Clemson University, an all-day event put on by the Clemson chapter of the Society of Technical Communication. As a first-semester MAPC student interested in studying corporate communication and public relations, [Read More]

11.5.14 – “STC to Host World Usability Day”

November 6th, 2014
Usability Day

The Clemson chapter of Society of Technical Communication (STC) is hosting World Usability Day on November 21.  World Usability Day, also known as “Make Things Easier Day” celebrates the value of usability, user-centered design, and every user’s responsibility to ask for things that work better. The event will be held in the Pearce Center for Professional [Read More]

Lannan Poet-in-Residence Jillian Weise

November 5th, 2014
Jillian Weise. Credit: Donald Vish

Listen: Lannan Poet-in-Residence Jillian Weise   Jillian Weise. Credit: Donald Vish Jillian Weise, a current Lannan poet-in-residence, was born in Houston, Texas. She is the author of The Amputee’s Guide to Sex (2007), The Colony (2010), and The Book of Goodbyes (2013), which won the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets and [Read More]

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