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Jones White Writing Center Offers Updated MLA Workshop

The Jones White Writing Center has updated its MLA workshop to reflect the changes outlined in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Instructors can reserve a time to bring their classes to the Writing Center for the updated MLA workshop.

Posted on 5/20/2016 3:45:44 PM

Wednesday Workshop: DIY Resumes and Cover Letters

Need your resume or cover letter tuned up? Attend this week’s Wednesday Workshop on March 30 at the Jones White Writing Center to clear up all of your questions.

Posted on 3/28/2016 11:39:32 AM

Wednesday Workshop: APA vs. MLA

Need a refresher on APA and MLA? Attend this week’s Wednesday Workshop, March 23 at the Jones White Writing Center, to clear up all of your questions.

Posted on 3/21/2016 7:54:19 PM

Spring Colloquy Held at Jones White Writing Center

The Writing Center at IUP hosted a spring colloquy on February 27, 2016. This event was attended by tutors and directors from West Virginia University’s SpeakWrite Studio, Duquesne University Writing Center, and IUP’s Writing Center. The theme of the colloquy was “Writing Centers: How Safe a Space?”

Posted on 3/15/2016 10:20:39 AM

Wednesday Workshop: Personal Statements

The Jones White Writing Center is holding an open workshop for IUP students on Wednesday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m. The workshop will be held in Eicher Hall 218. This week's topic is personal statements.

Posted on 3/14/2016 12:20:19 PM

Jones White Writing Center to Host Spring Colloquy

Jones White Writing Center will host a Spring Colloquy on February 27, 2016. IUP, West Virginia University, and Duquesne University writing tutors and directors will be in attendance.

Posted on 2/22/2016 1:31:22 PM

Wednesday Workshop: APA and MLA

Does the difference between APA and MLA confuse you? Attend this week’s workshop on February 24 at the Jones White Writing Center to clear up all of your questions.

Posted on 2/22/2016 12:11:33 PM

Wednesday Workshop: Cover Letters

The Jones White Writing Center will hold an open workshop for IUP students on Wednesday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. This week's topic is cover letters.

Posted on 2/15/2016 9:08:41 AM

Wednesday Workshop: DIY Resumes

Are you beginning the process of applying for jobs? Or planning to attend the Career Fair on February 16? Then consider attending this week's Wednesday Workshop at the Jones White Writing Center on creating a resume!

Posted on 2/8/2016 12:25:41 PM

Jones White Writing Center Sponsors Events on Masculinity and Race

The Jones White Writing Center is proud to support Aaminah Norris and her research as she presents on masculinity, race, and technology with a film screening, an interactive discussion, and a lecture on November 5 and 6.

Posted on 10/30/2015 9:33:42 AM

Wednesday Workshop: Resumes and Cover Letters

In order to ensure you have the best resume and cover letter possible for your dream job, come to the Jones White Writing Center's Wednesday Workshop on October 28 for DIY resumes and cover letters.

Posted on 10/26/2015 11:39:03 AM

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

Write Your Final Papers at Paper Palooza

Paper Palooza takes place on Sunday, May 3, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. in Room 218, Eicher Hall.

Posted on 4/22/2015 10:07:34 AM

Write Your Cover Letter at the Writing Center

This workshop on Wednesday, March 4, will help you practice picking out key words from a job posting, decide what to include in your cover letter, and start writing a cover letter, or revise one you already have.

Posted on 2/26/2015 9:01:23 AM

Get Your Grammar On with Sigma Tau Delta and the Writing Center

This workshop on February 25 will help you begin to notice grammar mistakes, learn about patterns in grammar, and use online grammar tools.

Posted on 2/19/2015 10:20:33 AM

Write or Revise Your Resume at the Writing Center, February 18

If you’re applying for internships, jobs, or graduate programs, you need a resume. This workshop will help you to become familiar with various resume styles, learn about the different sections of a resume, and start creating your own resume or revise one you already have.

Posted on 2/12/2015 9:38:47 AM

Professional Memos and E-mail Kicks Off Writing Center Wednesday Workshop Series

Do you use e-mail often? Do you need to write a memo for a class? Are you uncomfortable with using professional language? Attend this workshop on Wednesday, February 11.

Posted on 2/5/2015 9:18:40 AM

Wednesday Workshops Focus on Grammar, Professional Writing, and Documenting Sources

The Writing Center's free Wednesday Workshop series for the spring 2015 semester will help students write and revise professional documents. Wednesday Workshops begin at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on 2/3/2015 9:45:35 AM

International Students: You’re Invited to the Writing Center's Open House

New or returning international students are invited to the Writing Center's open house on Thursday, January 29.

Posted on 1/23/2015 11:47:09 AM

Finish Your Finals at Paper Palooza

Need the perfect place to write or revise your final papers? The Writing Center has you covered. Paper Palooza combines our writing lab, tutors, food, and fun!  Sunday, December 7

Posted on 11/24/2014 10:43:36 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

“Come Write In” at the Writing Center for NaNoWriMo 2014

The IUP Writing Center has been designated an official “Come Write In” space as we celebrate November’s National Novel Writing Month, a writing challenge taken up every year by hundreds of thousands of writers around the world.

Posted on 10/22/2014 11:21:02 AM

Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop Series Concludes With “Writing Personal Statements”

Are you writing a personal statement? Are you confused about what to include? Come to this workshop on Wednesday, October 22.

Posted on 10/17/2014 11:03:03 AM

Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop Series Continues with “Do-It-Yourself APA and MLA”

You've heard of APA and MLA, but are you formatting your papers correctly? Wednesday, October 15.

Posted on 10/10/2014 10:39:47 AM

Writing Center Continues Wednesday Workshop Series: “Do-It-Yourself Resumes”

If  you're applying for internships, jobs, or graduate programs, you need a resume. Come to this workshop to learn how to format and write a great one! October 8.

Posted on 10/3/2014 10:53:19 AM

Writing Center to Host Workshop on Giving Dynamic Presentations

You’ve given presentations, but are they dynamic? What makes a presentation dynamic? Writing Center assistant director Kelsey Hixson-Bowles will lead this interactive workshop, open to all students, on Wednesday, October 1.

Posted on 9/26/2014 1:47:31 PM

Writing Center to Host Workshop on APA and MLA Formatting

You've heard of MLA and APA, but are you formatting your papers correctly?  Do-It-Yourself MLA and APA Format: Wednesday, September 24.

Posted on 9/19/2014 11:04:06 AM

Writing Center to Host Workshop on Professional Memos and E-mail

The Writing Center's Wednesday Workshop series kicks off with “Writing Professional Memos and E-mail” on September 10. All Wednesday Workshop programs are free and open to all IUP students.

Posted on 9/3/2014 2:24:37 PM

Wednesday Workshops Focus on Professional Writing and Presentations

The Writing Center’s free Wednesday Workshop series for the fall 2014 semester will help students write professional documents or revise their work with help from a tutor.

Posted on 8/15/2014 10:04:08 AM

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 Wednesday Workshop Series Concludes With “Writing Personal Statements”

Personal statements are an important part of applications to graduate schools, employment opportunities, and more. If written correctly, they will highlight your creative and intellectual accomplishments. Wednesday, April 2.

Posted on 3/27/2014 4:32:41 PM

Writing Center Workshop: Do-It-Yourself APA and MLA Formatting

You’ve heard of MLA and APA, but are you formatting your papers correctly? All Wednesday Workshop programs are free and open to all IUP students. Wednesday, March 26.

Posted on 3/13/2014 2:32:41 PM

Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop Series: “Do-It-Yourself Resumes”

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series will continue this week with “Do-It-Yourself Resumes” on March 12.

Posted on 3/6/2014 4:04:59 PM

Writing Center Lunch and Learn Series Continues with “Yoga in Your Chair”

This semester’s Lunch and Learn series at the Writing Center continues on Friday, March 7, at 12:30 p.m. with “Yoga in Your Chair” in 218 Eicher Hall. 

Posted on 3/4/2014 2:56:48 PM

Learn Blog Writing Techniques at the Writing Center

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series continues with “Writing for Blogs” at 7:00 p.m. on March 5, 2014, in 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 2/27/2014 2:14:01 PM

Write a Lesson Plan at the Writing Center's Workshop

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series continues with “Writing Lesson Plans” at 7:00 p.m. on February 26, 2014, in 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 2/20/2014 2:15:20 PM

Writing Center Wednesday Workshop Series Continues with “Do-It-Yourself Resumes”

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series will continue this week with “Do-It-Yourself Resumes” at 7:00 p.m. on February 19, 2014, in 218 Eicher Hall. Students may bring a draft of a resume or start one from scratch.

Posted on 2/13/2014 2:33:16 PM

Writing Center to Host Workshop on Writing Memos and E-mail

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series kicks off with “Writing Professional Memos” at 7:00 p.m. on February 12, 2014, in 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 2/10/2014 3:09:04 PM

Wednesday Workshops Offer Hands-on Writing Experience

The Writing Center will host writing workshops for students in Spring 2014.

Posted on 2/4/2014 2:22:25 PM

English Instructor Kicks Off Lunch and Learn Series with “Writing with Podcasts”

Doctoral student Adam Colton will discuss technical elements of creating a podcast, and will explain how he uses podcasts in his classes as part of the pre-writing and editing process. Friday, February 7.

Posted on 2/3/2014 3:37:38 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

Writing Center Wednesday Workshop Series Concludes with “Do-It-Yourself Resumes”

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series will wrap up this week with “Do-It-Yourself Resumes” at 7:00 p.m. on November 6.

Posted on 11/1/2013 9:40:52 AM

American Language Institute Students to Share “Where I Live” October 14

International students from the American Language Institute will share photos from their home countries at 12:45 p.m. on October 14, 2013, in the Writing Center in 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 10/8/2013 4:24:57 PM

Learn Techniques for Developing a Blog at the Writing Center, October 9

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series continues with “Developing a Blog” at 7:00 p.m. on October 9, 2013, in 218 Eicher Hall. Discuss the benefits of blogging and work through exercises designed to generate ideas for themes and topics a blog post might explore.

Posted on 10/4/2013 12:18:24 PM

Write a Lesson Plan at the Writing Center

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series continues with “Writing Lesson Plans” at 7:00 p.m. on October 2, 2013, in 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 9/30/2013 10:08:27 AM

Do-It-Yourself Resumes at the Writing Center

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series continues this semester with “Do-It-Yourself Resumes” at 7:00 p.m. on September 25, 2013, in 218 Eicher Hall. tudents may bring a draft of a resume or start one from scratch.

Posted on 9/20/2013 10:34:57 AM

Writing Center to Host Workshop on Writing Memos

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series opens this semester with “Writing Professional Memos” at 7 00 p.m. on September 18, 2013, in 218 Eicher Hall. Students may bring a draft of a memo or start one from scratch.

Posted on 9/17/2013 2:56:59 PM

Writing Center's Wednesday Workshop Series Covers Genre-Specific Writing

Are you interested in a specific genre of writing? Trying to polish your resume or write a personal statement? Blogging, anyone? Come to this free Wednesday Workshop series.

Posted on 9/9/2013 11:36:59 AM

Lunch and Learn Series Opens with “Game On: Learning with Video Games”

This semester’s Lunch and Learn series at the Writing Center kicks off Friday, September 6, 2013, at 12:30 p.m. with “Game On: Learning with Video Games.”

Posted on 9/3/2013 4:28:56 PM

Writing Center Workshop: Revising Your Research Paper to Flow Smoothly

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series concludes with “Revising Your Research Paper to Flow Smoothly” at 7:00 p.m. on March 27, 2013, in 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 3/21/2013 2:33:58 PM

Writing Center Workshop: Writing Personal Statements

The Wednesday Workshop series continues at 7:00 p.m. on March 13, 2013, in 218 Eicher Hall. This workshop will help you create a creative and original personal statement for graduate school applications, employment opportunities, and more.

Posted on 3/5/2013 9:22:39 PM

Enter the Superheroes: Lunch and Learn about Graphic Novels

IUP students and faculty are invited to the Writing Center’s upcoming “Lunch and Learn” discussion of graphic novels and other texts that are meaningful to scholars, writers, and students on Friday, March 8, 2013.

Posted on 3/3/2013 5:05:00 PM

Writing Center Workshop: Proofreading, March 6

Do you have trouble seeing mistakes in grammar and punctuation in your writing? Maybe you’re using the wrong strategy when you read. This workshop shows you how to find errors and correct them. 7:00 p.m., 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 2/27/2013 10:38:06 AM

Writing Center Workshop: Hearing Voices, February 27

The Writing Center's Wednesday Workshop series continues with “Hearing Voices” at 7:00 p.m. on February 27, 2013, in 218 Eicher Hall. You will learn to identify the “voices” in a text and compose a piece of writing that incorporates your own voice with the various voices of your sources.

Posted on 2/20/2013 10:13:20 AM

Writing Center Workshop: MLA Documentation, February 20

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series continues with “MLA Documentation” at 7:00 p.m. on February 20, 2013, in 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 2/13/2013 9:40:45 AM

Lunch and Learn about Self-Marketing

IUP students and faculty are invited to the Writing Center’s upcoming “Lunch and Learn” discussion of Self-Marketing for Jobs and Internships on Friday, February 15, 2013.

Posted on 2/11/2013 1:00:16 PM

Writing Center Workshop: APA

The APA workshop takes place at 7:00 p.m. on February 13, 2013, in 218 Eicher Hall. This workshop shows you how to cite sources with parenthetical references in your paper and how to create a list of references at the end.

Posted on 2/6/2013 9:07:07 PM

Writing Center Workshop: Proofreading

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series kicks off with “Proofreading” at 7:00 p.m. on February 6, 2013, in 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 2/1/2013 2:44:42 PM

Writing Workshops Available for All Students

Do you have a writing intensive course this semester? Would you like to brush up on... personal statements? proofreading strategies? MLA or APA documentation? All this and more is covered at the Writing Center’s free Wednesday Workshops on Wednesday evenings.

Posted on 1/30/2013 4:37:54 PM

“Lunch and Learn” About National Novel Writing Month

Discuss fiction writing and National Novel Writing Month at the Writing Center’s Lunch and Learn discussion on Friday, November 9, 2012, with Mitch James, an IUP English instructor and doctoral student in the Composition and TESOL program.

Posted on 11/5/2012 10:18:08 AM

“Lunch and Learn” About Family History

All History Department students, faculty, and staff are invited to the Writing Center’s upcoming “Lunch and Learn” discussion of National Family History Month on Friday, October 12, 2012.

Posted on 10/10/2012 11:20:50 AM

Writing Center Workshop: MLA Documentation

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series continues with “MLA Documentation” at 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on October 10, 2012, in 218 Eicher Hall. All Wednesday Workshop programs are free and open to IUP students.

Posted on 10/4/2012 8:54:23 PM

Writing Center Workshop: APA Documentation

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series continues with “APA Documentation” at 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on October 3, 2012, in 218 Eicher Hall. All Wednesday Workshop programs are free and open to IUP students.

Posted on 9/27/2012 1:14:17 PM

Writing Center Workshop: Hearing Voices

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series continues with “Hearing Voices” at 6:00 p.m. and repeated again at 8:00 p.m. on September 19, 2012, in 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 9/13/2012 9:03:23 PM

IUP Students Invited to “Lunch and Learn” with Professors

To encourage students to think about writing outside of the classroom, the Writing Center will host a monthly Lunch and Learn series covering writing-related topics such as literacy, genealogy, and publishing fiction. All IUP students, faculty, and staff are invited.

Posted on 8/16/2012 2:21:49 PM

Free Writing Workshops Open to All IUP Students

Instructors, do you want to encourage your students to visit the Writing Center? Try new proofreading strategies? Review MLA or APA documentation? All this and more is covered at the Writing Center’s free and open Wednesday evening workshops in 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 8/8/2012 12:21:11 PM

Writing Center Assists Visiting Scholar with First Writing Center in Saudi Arabia

The IUP Writing Center recently hosted Saudi Arabian scholar Zied Eldakan, who is preparing to develop his country’s first writing center at King Abdulaziz University.

Posted on 4/5/2012 9:39:54 AM

Writing Center Workshop: Using APA to Document Sources

The Wednesday Workshop series continues at 6:00 p.m. on March 28, 2012, in 218 Eicher Hall. Writing Center tutors will explain how to cite sources with parenthetical references in a research paper and how to create a list of references at the end.

Posted on 3/26/2012 9:20:23 AM

Nailing the Campus Interview: A Primer for C&T Doctoral Students

For C&T graduate students interested in learning more about interviews and campus visits for potential jobs, a discussion meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at the IUP Writing Center.

Posted on 3/16/2012 12:23:18 PM

Writing Center Workshop: Proofreading Your Paper

In this presentation, Writing Center tutors will discuss strategies for spotting and correcting common errors in writing. The workshop takes place at 6:00 p.m. on February 29, 2012, in 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 2/27/2012 8:40:24 AM

Writing Center Workshop: “Revising Your Research Paper”

The Writing Center’s Wednesday Workshop series continues with “Revising Your Research Paper to Flow Smoothly” at 6:00 p.m. February 22, 2012, in 218 Eicher Hall.

Posted on 2/20/2012 9:56:04 AM

Free Workshops for Students on Writing Research Papers

Do you have a research paper to write this semester?Boost your chances for a better grade. Drop in for free workshops at the IUP Writing Center, 218 Eicher Hall, at 6 p.m. Wednesdays.

Posted on 1/27/2012 7:46:13 AM

Student Work Recognized at Annual Celebration of Learning, IUP Punxsutawney

The annual Celebration of Learning at IUP Punxsutawney, held December 12, 2011, featured projects by students in writing, literature, world religions, and information technology courses in Fall semester.

 

Posted on 12/13/2011 4:56:50 PM