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

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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 annually. Face-to-face and online consulting appointments are available.

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21 to Present at CCCC 2018

Mar 8, 2018, 12:00 AM


Sakura Tomizawa: 2017

Sep 1, 2017, 12:00 AM

"I’m so grateful and honored to have won this award. This award is also really a celebration of all the faculty and staff in the Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition Studies department who...