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Writing Center tutor and certified Zumba instructor, Valerie Makowiecki,
led a two-hour Zumbathon on Saturday, April 25, at Albright College’s
Posted on 5/6/2015 1:45:01 PM
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
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
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
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?
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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
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
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
Two Writing Center tutors were recognized with awards at the English Department Honors Ceremony on April 28, 2013.
Posted on 5/6/2013 9:53:36 AM
IUP Writing Center tutor Emily Weber, an English and Journalism major, was one of five students in the nation selected for a scholarship from the International Foodservice Editorial Council.
Posted on 8/29/2012 11:30:49 AM
Ben Rafoth, Writing Center director, and Lindsay Sabatino, Composition and TESOL doctoral candidate, published “World Englishes and Online Writing Centers” in the first issue of the International Journal of Innovation in English Language Teaching and Research.
Posted on 8/1/2012 11:02:40 AM
Maggie Herb, Composition and TESOL doctoral student and IUP Writing Center assistant director from 2007–2009, has accepted a position as a full-time faculty member at Stetson University, a liberal arts college in Daytona, Florida.
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Rebecca Babcock, Composition and TESOL graduate and professor of English at University of Texas of the Permian Basin, wrote “Interpreted Writing Center Tutorials With College-Level Deaf Students,” published in Linguistics and Education in 2011.
Posted on 4/10/2012 10:21:08 AM
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
The theme of this year’s forum was “Words Made Flesh: Bodies, Minds, Mysteries.” The forum took place on February 22, 2012.
Posted on 2/22/2012 6:33:43 PM
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
Drs. Dawn Fels and Jennifer Wells, graduates of IUP’s doctoral program in Composition and TESOL, recently published The Successful High School Writing Center: Building the Best Program with Your Students.
Posted on 12/1/2011 10:54:33 AM
IUP Writing Center director Dr. Ben Rafoth and three Writing Center tutors visited West Virginia University on November 12, 2011, for a special colloquium focused on the theme of creating writing center learning cultures.
Posted on 11/15/2011 7:37:35 PM
Professor Tina Perdue and three students will host a panel discussion on “Responding to Special Needs: Tutors Talk about Special Populations” at the International Writing Centers Association Conference in Las Vegas, Nev.
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