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Graduate Certificate
recognizes sustained, advanced study in composition, literacy, pedagogy, and rhetoric. Read More >
Public and Professional Writing Certificate
allows students to develop their writing, learn professional genres, explore internships, and earn a certificate. Read More >
Major in Public and Professional Writing
engages with writing as a form of social action and professional exchange with real consequences Read More >
First-Year Composition
helps undergraduates become more engaged, imaginative, and disciplined composers as they start their studies. Read More >
Doctoral Program
committed to inquiry in composition, pedagogy, literacy studies, rhetoric, and digital media.  Read More >

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Alumni News: Where Are They Now?

Read about some of our alumni and current students.
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News and Events

Special Writing Workshop: The Places We Come From, The Stories We Tell

Join author Judith Summerfield for a special writing workshop exploring the ways that we define ourselves through the stories we tell. Learn More >

Book Talk: A Man Comes from Someplace, Judith Summerfield

As part of the Books in the 'Burgh literary series at the History Center, join Judith Summerfield for a reading, discussion, and book Learn More >

Pitt Gathering @ CCCC 2018

Calling all Pitt Composition faculty and graduate students, current and past, who will be in Kansas City for CCCC 2018! If you are free Learn More >

Writers' Café: From Story to Self: Meaning-Making Through Narrative Poetry

Join local poets Malcolm Friend and Cameron Barnett in an exploration of poetry’s narrative capabilities. In Barnett’s session, we will Learn More >

Writing Assignment Workshop