Every year, the Penn State Program in Rhetoric and Writing teaches approximately 13,000 students spread over approximately 550 sections of courses in First-Year Writing and Writing in the Professions. Learn more about the Program.
In 2013, the Program was awarded a Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Writing Program Certificate of Excellence.
434 Burrowes Building
Department of English
Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802
Telephone: (814) 863-3066
Fax: (814) 863-7285
Info for Undergraduates
- Read about the Technical Writing or Rhetoric minor.
- Learn about the Excellence in Communication Certificate.
- Meet with or become an undergraduate peer writing tutor through Penn State Learning.
- Submit your first-year writing to Penn Statements, the Program in Writing and Rhetoric's 30 year old journal of student essays.