LINC Luncheon Featuring Dr. Rodney Dick to be Held January 26

January 19, 2016

ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Dr. Rodney Dick, associate professor of English and chair of the Department of English, will present “Texting, Tweeting and Status Updates: Is Technology Making Us Stupid?” at the LINC Community Luncheon on Tuesday, January 26 at noon in the Newbold Room (formerly the East Room) of the Hoover-Price Campus Center.

Dick earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Gonzaga University and a Master of Arts degree and Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Louisville. Dick has multiple publications including “Does Interface Matter? A Study of Web Authoring and Editing by Inexperienced Web Writers” and “The Writing Major as Shared Commitment: A New English Department.” He has spoken at various conferences and events including the East Central Writing Centers Association (ECWCA) Conference.

LINC (lunch, information, networking and conversation) sessions are open to the public and run from noon until 1 p.m. during the third Tuesday of the months of September, October, November, February, March and April. Sessions are hosted by Sheilah Smith, general manager/vice president at Huntington Bank and Melissa Gardner, vice president for marketing at the University of Mount Union.

The cost to attend an individual event is $10 and a season package is available for a discounted price. A season pass guarantees a saved spot at each event. Payment is accepted prior to the event by check via mail. Please RSVP as space is limited.

For more information or to make a reservation, contact Angi Swonger at (330) 823-6063 or

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