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Success Stories

Sungmoon Choi Selected for NASA Educational Program


Sungmoon Choi, a Ph.D. student in Aerospace Engineering minoring in Computer Science, was selected to participate in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Proposal Writing Evaluation and Experience Educational Program, which involved writing a technical proposal to solve NASA’s current technical issues. Sungmoon suggested an idea regarding orbital mechanics, his area of research, which was adopted as his team’s proposal topic. Sungmoon worked closely with Tom and Agata, CCE Communication Consultants, in preparing materials for the program applications:

During the application process, I consulted Tom and Agata about how to emphasize my skills and experiences.Thanks to their help, I learned not only how to describe how well-prepared I was for the program, but also how to effectively communicate to audiences outside of my research field.” Read More

Sebnem Kurt Awarded Two Prominent Scholarships

Sebnem Kurt, a Ph.D. student in the Applied Linguistics and Technology program, received an ISU Women’s Club award, recognizing the accomplishments of an ISU female student who demonstrates qualities of leadership and character, and a Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Student Grant, an award aiding outstanding international women conducting stellar scholarship. Sebnem worked closely with Agata, the Nationally Competitive Awards Writing Consultant, in preparing materials for her scholarship applications. Read More

Amro Hashish Received 2022 AAAP Reed Rumsey Award  

Amro Hashish, Postdoctoral Research Associate in ISU's Veterinary Diagnostic Production Animal Medicine Department, was recently awarded the 2022 Reed Rumsey Award from the American Association of Avian Pathologists. Dr. Hashish received this award in the basic research category related to his research that aims to resolve one of the major infectious challenges for the egg-layer industry in Iowa and beyond. Dr. Hashish consulted with CCE Postdoc Writing Consultant, Kim, while preparing his application materials for the award. Read More