Tana Schiewer Portrait

Tana M. Schiewer, alumnus of the MA program in English Literature, recently graduated from Virginia Tech with a PhD in Rhetoric and Writing. Her dissertation, titled “The Nonprofit Mission Statement as Genre: Speech Acts, Social Facts, and Ecologies” focuses on communication in nonprofit organizations. Currently, Tana is CEO/President of Schiewer Consulting, LLC, where she continues her work with nonprofit organizations and runs corporate training programs on technical and persuasive writing.