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Writing Center to be Renamed

The IUP Writing Center will be renamed on Friday, October 16, to the Kathleen Jones White Writing Center, thanks to a generous endowment given in memory of Mrs. Jones White (1934–2006).

Posted on 10/12/2015 11:52:36 AM

Former Tutor Leads Zumbathon to Benefit “Baby University”

A former Writing Center tutor and certified Zumba instructor, Valerie Makowiecki, led a two-hour Zumbathon on Saturday, April 25, at Albright College’s Bollman Center.

Posted on 5/6/2015 1:45:01 PM

Hixson-Bowles Elected Graduate Student Representative of Regional Writing Center Association

Kelsey Hixson Bowles, assistant director for the IUP Writing Center, has been elected as the 2015 graduate student representative for the Mid Atlantic Writing Centers Association.

Posted on 4/8/2015 11:48:24 AM

Rafoth Publishes on “Multilingual Writers and Writing Centers”

Ben Rafoth, professor of English and director of the IUP Writing Center, recently published Multilingual Writers and Writing Centers. The book explores how writing center directors and tutors can better prepare for the growing number and diversity of one-to-one conferences with multilingual writers and tutors.

Posted on 3/10/2015 8:22:59 AM

Writing Center Tutors Present Research at International Conference

Becky Driscoll, Tori Loch, Leigh Ann Dunning, Kelsey Hixson-Bowles, Katie Hynes, and Ben Rafoth, from the IUP main and Punxsutawney campuses writing centers, discussed how tutoring changes students’ papers and how we talk about multilingual students’ writing.

Posted on 11/17/2014 12:16:36 PM

Writing Center Tutors Tell How to Market Tutoring Experience

Most tutors use their experience in the Writing Center as a key credential when they go on the job market after graduating. But what is the best way to pitch this credential? In other words, how should tutors describe their experience to prospective employers? 

Posted on 5/20/2014 11:31:57 AM

Eleven Peer Tutors Represent IUP Writing Center at Regional Conference

The IUP Writing Center was one of the best-represented universities at this year’s Mid-Atlantic Writing Center Association conference, held at Salisbury University April 4–5, 2014. The tutors delivered six presentations.

Posted on 4/9/2014 4:09:16 PM

  • Kathleen Jones White Writing Center
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    860 Grant Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
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