College of Business Communications Center – Iowa State University – Ames, Iowa Describe your institutional context. Iowa State University is a large, R-1, land grant university that serves 36,660 undergraduate and graduate students and employs approximately 10,000 faculty and staff. While Iowa State is a large school that is well-known for its agricultural and engineering […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on College of Business Communications Center – Iowa State University – Featured Writing Center
Reading/Writing Center: Assistant Director – Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for the position of Assistant Director beginning August 2017. This is a Professional Faculty position with faculty rank and voting rights. Augustana College is a selective liberal arts college of 2,500 students, most of whom live on a wooded 115-acre campus. Rock Island, Illinois is part […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Job Opportunity – Reading/Writing Center – Augustana College
University of Kansas Writing Center – University of Kansas – Lawrence, Kansas Describe your institutional context. Our writing center is a unit of Undergraduate Studies within the University of Kansas. We provide resources to both undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Kansas, and we also provide resources to faculty and staff. We operate […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on University of Kansas Writing Center – Featured Writing Center
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