Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition provides writing courses for students in all Colleges and offers a Major in Writing and Rhetoric and a Minor in Writing.

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The Composition and Cultural Rhetoric (CCR) Doctoral Program emphasizes research on the dynamic interaction of rhetoric and writing in a variety of cultural and historical contexts.

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Our Writing Center offers one-to-one consultation to thousands of SU and SUNY-ESF students, faculty, and staff each year. Face-to-face and online consulting appointments are available.

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Abigail Covington: 2019

May 16, 2019, 10:00 PM

“This award is a great honor! I sincerely appreciate the faculty and staff that nominated and supported me. My time in the Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition Department has been bolstere...

Class of 2019!

May 10, 2019, 10:15 AM

The Class of 2019: Stephen Bressi, Liam Burns, Peter Conway, Daniel Cook, Halle Cook, Abigail Covington, Madeline Dennis, Rafy Evans, Jacqueline Fulcher, Antonia Green, Abigail Grundfest, Molly Hogan...