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2015 IEEE ProComm Wrap-Up and Awards

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Knappogue Castle, County Clare, Ireland

Thanks again to all of those who attended the 2015 IEEE Professional Communication Society Conference in Limerick, Ireland. And thanks to our wonderful organizers, Helen Grady, George Hayhoe, the rest of the planning committee, as well as the University of Limerick and Limerick Travel for the wonderful support.
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Podcast: Engineering Success Through Better Communication, with Anthony Fasano

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In this podcast, we discuss the role that communication skills play in determining success for engineers with Anthony Fasano, author of the IEEE-Wiley series book, Engineer Your Own Success: 7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering … [Continue reading]

2015 CPTSC Award for Excellence in Program Assessment

The Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) seeks nominations for the 2015 CPTSC Award for Excellence in Program Assessment. This award recognizes outstanding contributions that individuals, collaborators, or teams have … [Continue reading]

Reminder: Deadline for Submitting CPTSC 2015 Conference Proposal is One Week Away (7 July)

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for submitting proposals for the 2015 CPTSC Annual Meeting/Conference is roughly one week away (July 7) -- see the Call for Proposals below. The 2015 CPTSC Annual Meeting/Conference will be held on the … [Continue reading]

Call for Papers/Chapters on Engineering Peace, Prosperity, and Sustainability

Working Book Title: Engineering Peace, Prosperity, and Sustainability:Ethics and Communication in Humanitarian Engineering Service-Learning in the Developing World Abstracts Due July 15, 2015 Beth Jorgensen, Saginaw Valley State University … [Continue reading]

Second Quarter 2015 Issue of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication Now Available

The Second Quarter 2015 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is now available online, and will be arriving in the mailboxes of members over the next several weeks (packaged with the First Quarter issue). Highlights of the … [Continue reading]

A First Step to Effective Team Communication: ‘What’ are my team members? Getting engineers to see the ‘who’

For most engineers, teamwork is an important skill that is key to success in industry, but one that is not often taught or even explicitly addressed. Educators like Patricia Sheridan are trying to change that: her work focuses on engineering student … [Continue reading]

International Virtual Teams: Engineering Global Success, by Pam Estes Brewer, now available from Wiley-IEEE

International Virtual Teams: Engineering Global Success is now available as part of the IEEE-Wiley PCS book series. As a complete guide to international virtual team communication with practical problem-solving strategies, this book is a must read … [Continue reading]

Golf, Anyone?

Golfing in Ireland

Friends at Ennis Club Woodstock If you play golf at all, you’ll love golfing in Ireland! And no, you probably do not want to head for the championship courses, unless you are a rich golf pro. But literally hundreds of small courses are found all … [Continue reading]

First Quarter 2015 Issue of the Transactions Now Available

The First Quarter 2015 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is now available. Highlights of the issue include research articles on "Critical Factors Influencing Innovation Diffusion on Corporate Websites," "A Reexamination of … [Continue reading]