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Posted on September 24th, 2019 in Consultant Spotlight, Opportunity, Pedagogy, Writing Center Work by University Writing Center

Written by: Michael Botta I’ve wanted to be a professor for a long time. Even before I knew what I wanted to teach (History has always appealed to me), I knew that I loved connecting and supporting others with knowledge. My taste and hunger for ideas has always been insatiable, and my several years working …

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Posted on April 30th, 2019 in Consultant Spotlight, Consulting, Language, Opportunity, Thematics, Tutoring, Writing Center Work, Writing Strategies by University Writing Center

Written by: Armon E. As many writers know, writing can carry a lot of personal attachments—ranging from impactful or traumatic experiences to personal beliefs or strong emotions. It has the potential to embody our thoughts, emotions, and vulnerabilities all in one package. Sometimes this makes writing hard to share, especially when it might involve sharing what …

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Posted on February 5th, 2019 in Language, Writing Center Work by Katie Sams

International Writing Centers Week will be starting on February 11th and we will be holding many events for anyone to attend! Come on by for one or all of the events where we will have free food and fun activities! We hope to see you there!

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Posted on April 9th, 2018 in Writing Center Work by Katie Sams

Written By: Jessica (Aoxuan) Cao A current master student in Applied Communication. UWC consultant for 6 months. What’s in my name? I am one of the 21 IUPUI presenters in ECWCA conference this year. While others may call their ECWCA experience an academic presentation or research experience, I would regard mine as a self-discovering journey. Back …

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Posted on May 10th, 2017 in Consulting, Writing Center Work by Jennifer Mahoney

by Tanner Bailey, Peer Consultant, University Writing Center A common misconception around campus is that the writing center is solely for academic writing. While you will find your average session to be centered around a piece of academic writing, all of our consultants are perfectly equipped to handle creative pieces as well! These pieces can …

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Posted on April 13th, 2017 in Tutoring, Writing Center Work by Jennifer Mahoney

by JJ Gramlich, Peer Consultant, University Writing Center I have to be honest; I suffer from ‘imposter syndrome.’ So when our writing center director told us about the East Central Writing Center Association (ECWCA)  conference, the first thing that popped into my mind was: Oh this is for the real consultants, grad students, and academics. …

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Posted on April 4th, 2017 in Consulting, Opportunity, Writing Center Work by Marilee Brooks-Gillies

Are you interested in working at the University Writing Center? Writing consultants have the opportunity to 1) work one-to-one mentoring and supporting writers from across campus, 2) build and sustain meaningful University Writing Center programming focused on digital resources, language and cultural diversity, writing center assessment, campus and community outreach, and writing across the curriculum, …

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Posted on January 20th, 2017 in Tutoring, Writing Center Work, Writing Strategies by Jennifer Mahoney

by Alexandra Makris, Peer Consultant, University Writing Center In my two-year career at the University Writing Center, I have worked with two students’ artist statements. This makes me a little sad, because I have spent three and a half years in art school so far, and I occasionally like to pride myself that I know …

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Posted on January 9th, 2017 in Tutoring, Writing Center Work by Jennifer Mahoney

by Sydney Fleck, Peer Consultant, University Writing Center The first time I came to the Writing Center felt like my first time going to Starbucks. Starbucks (now my second home mid-semester with its free coffee refills and awkward music as a background to my studying) was a place I’d heard about a lot but really …

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