Pearce Center for Professional Communication


The Pearce Center offers regularly scheduled workshops on issues regarding written and oral communication to help students at the undergraduate and graduate level prepare for future careers and advanced academic study.

Navigating the Academic Job Market

Brian McGrath, Assistant Professor and Associate Chair, English
Monday, September 19, 2012, 5-6:30 p.m.

Writing Effective Statements of Purpose

Michael LeMahieu, Director, Pearce Center for Professional Communication
Monday, October 10, 2012, 5-6:30 p.m.

Finding Writing and Publishing Internships

Jonathan Field, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, English
Lindsey Kovach, Student Services Coordinator, English
Monday, October 24, 2012  5-6:30 p.m.

Avoiding Common Problems in Student Writing

Scot Barnett, Director, Writing Center and Assistant Professor, English
Will Stockton, Assistant Professor, English
Monday, November 7, 2012, 5:30-6:45 p.m.



Tharon Howard with student in the MATRF lab.

MATRF Workshops

The Multimedia Authoring Teaching and Research Facility (MATRF) at Clemson University is a professional-level web, multimedia, and print design facility dedicated to promoting the use of multimodal instructional technologies. MATRF supports the College of Architecture, Arts, and Humanities (CAAH) graduate programs by involving faculty and graduate students in professional design and multimodal communication projects.

The Pearce Center co-sponsors student lead workshops teaching participants how to master Adobe Creative Suite software as well as other multimodal topics.