• Conference Reflection – Caitie Leibman – Doane University

    Posted on October 25, 2016 by Jennifer Staben in Awards, Midwest Voices.

    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 […]

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  • Job Opportunity – Carleton College

    Posted on October 17, 2016 by Jennifer Staben in Job Announcements, Midwest Voices.

    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 […]

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  • MWCA Travel Grant Winners – 2016 IWCA

    Posted on October 12, 2016 by Jennifer Staben in Awards, Midwest Voices.

    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 […]

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  • Job Opportunity – DePaul’s University Center for Writing-based Learning

    Posted on October 12, 2016 by Jennifer Staben in Job Announcements.

    DePaul University’s University Center for Writing-based Learning (UCWbL) is looking for a new Associate Director of the Writing Center. Their long-time Writing Center Director, Liz Coughlin, retired this summer. They are a highly collaborative program with a diverse people, offerings, and interests, so there’s lots of opportunity for a new person to bring their vision and big […]

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  • MWCA 2018 – Mark Your Calendars

    Posted on October 8, 2016 by Jennifer Staben in MWCA Conference 2018.

    MWCA 2018 March 1 – 3, 2018 Omaha, Nebraska Ramada Plaza Omaha – Hotel & Convention Center

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  • Job Opportunities – University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

    Posted on September 19, 2016 by Jennifer Staben in Job Announcements.

    The English Department at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire seeks to hire TWO full-time probationary tenure-track Assistant Professors or Associate Professors to start August 2017: (1) Assistant/Associate Professor as Director of the Center for Writing Excellence The English Department at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire seeks to hire a full-time probationary tenure-track Assistant Professor or […]

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  • Chicagoland Writing Center – Fall Gathering
    September 24, 2016

    Posted on August 29, 2016 by Jennifer Staben in What's New?.

    A Message from Rachel Holtz (rholtz3@uic.edu ) Greetings, Chicagoland Writing/Learning Center Directors, Coordinators, and Administrators! On behalf of the UIC Writing Center peer tutors and staff, I would like to invite you and your undergraduate and graduate writing tutors to The 2016 Chicagoland Fall Gathering! This event is on Saturday, September 24th from 9:30am to […]

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    September 24, 2016