Composition Program: Writing Awards

Departmental Writing Awards

Each year the department of Rhetoric and Writing recognize outstanding student writing in each course. Work submitted by the student must be original work and produced in the course for which the student applying during the academic year the award is given. For more information on departmental writing awards, contact Cheryl Harris

The form for submitting writing to be considered for the department writing awards can be downloaded here.

Below is a list of our writing award winners from 2012-2013 academic year:

Department of Rhetoric and Writing Ethos Award

  • KenDrell Deon Collins “Collegiate Success for All: Improving Minority Student Retention and Graduation Rates at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock”
  • Anna Waller “In Defense of Crunchy Mom Practices: Why the ‘New Normal’ Parenting Practices Are Not So ‘Normal’”

Composition I

  • Gerald Lambert “September 11, 2001: My Story”

Composition II

  • Davis Fleming “Gisella Perl: Instrument of Light”

Honors Composition

  • Alexa Treml “Our Hands Are Covered in Blood”

Rhetoric Communication II

  • KenDrell Deon Collins “Collegiate Success for All: Improving Minority Student Retention and Graduation Rates at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock”

Introduction to Research

  • Magen Meyer “Reflection: Holiday Market”

Persuasive Writing

  • Cody A. Cheek “An Exploration of Health Care Legislation Predictions For The American Economy”

Technical Writing

  • Gina Vanegas “How to Effectively Manage Your Time”

Introduction to Nonfiction

  • Carla Smith “Still the Hero”

Legal Writing

  • Tamela Turbeville “Memorandum: Legal Reasoning”

Science Writing

  • Anna Waller “In Defense of Crunchy Mom Practices: Why the ‘New Normal’ Parenting Practices Are Not So ‘Normal’”

Rhetorical Theory

  • Jarod Daily “The Rhetoric of Political Reporting in the 2012 Presidential Race”