As a graduating senior, I’m approaching the end of my time at The Writing Center. I honestly can’t believe it’s already been a year, but time flies when you’re eating candy and playing with toys… I mean, working and consulting. But let’s face it, I’ve been eating candy and playing with toys while consulting, it’s [...]
So I just recently gave a Digital Video workshop and failed miserably with correctly displaying the videos on our Smartboard. This only goes to show that consultants are not good at everything. But hey, we try! And working with the class instructor, we were able to come up with an effective solution to share everyone’s [...]
As a consultant we are sometimes required to give workshops. I made it through my first semester, the fall semester, without having to give any workshops, and only a month into this new semester I have already given two and am scheduled to give another one in a couple weeks. I guess we never know [...]
I’m a new consultant with a brand new job in my senior year of college. I had no idea what to expect when I walked into my first day of staff orientation at The Writing Center. I had been receiving mass emails, some were full of jargon that made absolutely no sense at the time, [...]
The Navigating the PhD workshop is going down in the center today. This is an all-day workshop (9-3) divided into two sections. In the morning, discussions are based around managing time and academic relationships; and in the afternoon, writing processes and strategies. Our next NtP workshops this Fall are Saturday, Sept. 8th and Friday, Nov. [...]
By: Katie Manthey Looks like green was the color to wear in the Writing Center last week–especially if you were participating in all the fun of Grandparents University. Tuesday and Wednesday, the Writing Center was full of nontraditional students: both older and younger than average. The fun included events such as memoir writing and making [...]
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In the transition to our new website we’ve also been harvesting content from the old website, which means we’ve found some awesome Writing Center gems. Like an assortment of informative podcasts! Rather than let these podcasts vanish into the ether, we’ve decided to archive them on our new site. You can find the entire collection [...]