The Writing Center – University of Wisconsin-Waukesha – Waukesha, Wisconsin Describe your institutional context. UW-Waukesha is a campus of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, the freshman/sophomore campuses of the University of Wisconsin System. UW-Waukesha is a commuter school with about 2,000 students What are your hours during the academic year? We are open Monday through […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Grinnell College announces a full-time, 9-month position available in the Writing Lab. The Grinnell College Writing Lab works in collaboration with faculty to support and improve student writing, offering for-credit writing courses as well as individual one-to-one tutoring sessions. Responsibilities: Assistants/Lecturers teach composition—including argument, organization, style, and mechanics—in individual student appointments, in Writing Lab courses, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Job Posting – Assistant in the Writing Lab and Lecturer
This is the first entry in our Featured Writing Center series. Kudos to the team of experienced Coe Writing Center Consultants–Alex Bartlett, Gibson Odderstol, and Anton Jones–who responded to the Call for Submissions only hours after it was sent out. Jane Nesmith, Coe Writing Center Director, suggested it was appropriate that her consultants respond to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Coe Writing Center – Featured Writing Center
MWCA members, It’s time to look ahead to changes in the Executive Board. We have four members whose terms are up this spring, and we will accept nominations for new board members through February 10, 2017. Self-nominations are welcome. Who should join the E-board? Anyone who is currently serving in a writing center in the MWCA region […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Call for Nominations to Executive Board
MWCA Members, Wondering what IWCA can do for you? They can help to fund your research projects, whether you’re a graduate student moving into the field or a professional already making waves in the writing center world. And who doesn’t like for their research passions to be supported? You’ll have two opportunities to apply: January […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on IWCA Research Grants – Deadline Approaching
According to Jill Gladstein from Swarthmore College, ninety-two schools participated in the 2016 International Write-In from November 29 – December 8, 2016. We know that a number of these schools were in the Midwest, and we’d like to both celebrate that fact as well as inspire other writing centers in our region to consider participating […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on How Did You Celebrate International Write-In?
As a writing consultant at the University of Minnesota Center for Writing, I was excited to present, with two other consultants and two directors, our new staff co-mentoring program at the IWCA conference in Denver. Created out of conversations among the staff members at our writing center about building a more supportive community, this experience […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Conference Reflection – Jennifer Somie Kang – University of Minnesota
I’ve learned that a lot of teaching starts with borrowing: trying to recreate the moments that my favorite teachers gave to me by calling “Yoink!” on their best activities and approaches. Writing center work takes a similar type of cobbling, and representing Doane University at IWCA 2016 offered me a treasure trove of resources. My […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Conference Reflection – Caitie Leibman – Doane University
Director of Writing Across the Curriculum, Carleton College Carleton College seeks a Director of Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC). The new Director will build upon a nationally recognized WAC program that is deeply established in the curriculum and supported by a long-standing institutional commitment to faculty development. Carleton’s WAC program includes first-year seminars and writing […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Job Opportunity – Carleton College
Congratulations to the two MWCA Travel Grant Winners for IWCA 2016 Jennifer Somie Kang- University of Minnesota Caitie Leibman – Doane University If you are attending IWCA in Denver this weekend, please support them by attending their sessions on Sunday, October 16, 2016: Session L (11:35 am – 12:50 pm) Developing a Staff Co-Mentoring Program […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on MWCA Travel Grant Winners – 2016 IWCA