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American Style of Writing
Students naturally use their own cultural backgrounds and expectations when composing in English.
Modes of Writing
Descriptions and examples of journals, essays, reports, descriptive papers, compare and contrast, persuasive, and research papers.
Research Writing
Many students cringe at the idea of research. It is overwhelming to read, choose a topic, write, and rewrite papers. Here are some example papers and links for MLA and APA style of citations.
How the Writing Center Can Help Multilingual Writers
If you are a multilingual writer, Writing Center peer tutors can help you improve your English skills.
Grammar seems to be the most common “worry” of ESL students. Here are some links we hope are helpful to you.
Helpful Links
If you still need help with writing, please check out these websites for extra information.
  • Kathleen Jones White Writing Center
  • Eicher Hall, Room 218
    860 Grant Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-3029
  • Regular Hours
  • Monday through Thursday
  • 9:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Friday
  • 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.