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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

My Way to TEDxPhoenixville: Almeida Takes Us Behind the Scenes at TEDx

Communications Media professor Luis Almeida, who gave a TEDx talk in October 2013, will share his behind-the-scenes look at the TEDx process on Friday, April 11, at the Writing Center, relating how students can use the same techniques before public speaking events or interviews.

Posted on 4/2/2014 8:27:52 PM

Writing Center Tutors Receive Travel Grants to Present at National Conference

Five current and former IUP Writing Center tutors received travel grant awards to present papers at the 29th annual National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing (NCPTW), November 1–3, 2013. 

Posted on 11/13/2013 11:02:04 AM

Lunch and Learn Series Concludes with “Managing Your Web Presence”

This semester’s series at the Writing Center concludes on Friday, November 8, 2013, as Journalism professor Michele Papakie shares her strategies and experience with building an online presence and networking with professionals through blogs and social media.

Posted on 11/4/2013 12:26:16 PM

Rafoth Delivers Keynote Address at Chicago Writing Center Conference

Ben Rafoth, director the IUP Writing Center, delivered the keynote address at the 2013 meeting of the Midwest Writing Centers Association, held October 17–19 in Chicago.

Posted on 10/22/2013 2:29:34 PM

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