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Adjusting to college writing can be challenging. The Center for Writing is here to guide you through the process.


Writing Lunches

An extended conversation about a topic in writing, plus an entree. 

Fall 2020 - TBA


Toolbox Talks

A half-hour discussion offering a concrete pedagogical strategy for teaching writing.

Fall 2020 - TBA



The Center for Writing/Writer's Workshop occasionally sponsors short group workshops on specific topics relevant to students' writing lives. In the fall 2020 semester, five workshops will be offered via Zoom:

  • 9/17 at 3 pm: Writing Emails for College & Work. Zoom link.
  • 9/22 at 6 pm: Connecting Reading & Writing Strategies (co-hosted with ASLR)
  • 10/1 at 3 pm: Writing Discussion Board Posts. Zoom link.
  • 10/8 at 3 pm: How to Read a Writing Prompt. Zoom link.
  • 10/15 at 3 pm: Using Feedback to Revise. Zoom link.

All times listed above are in Eastern Standard Time. After the sessions are over, recordings will be posted to the "Writing Workshops for Students" on this website (nested under the "Writer's Workshop").


Questions? Comments? Concerns? Contact Associate Director Kristina Reardon at or Office Coordinator Samantha Garrity at

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