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National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing: JW Writing Center's Involvement

The Writing Center tutors and staff members presented at the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing in Pittsburgh.


Driscoll and Yacoub Win Article Award from Association of Writing Across the Curriculum

Dana Driscoll (English, Writing Center) and Omar Yacoub (August 2023 graduate from the Composition and Applied Linguistics Doctoral program and former assistant director of the Jones White Writing Center) won a major article award for their 2022 article, “Threshold Genres; A 10-Year Exploration of a Medical Writer’s Development and Social Apprenticeship through the Patient SOAP Note.”

Driscoll Helps Launch First Writing Support Center in Czech Republic

One of the legacies of the Jones White Writing Center has been to help open new writing centers and consult on writing centers globally. In fall 2023, Dana Driscoll (English, Writing Center) traveled to the Czech Republic to help open the first Writing Center Support Centre at VSB Technical University of Ostrava in Ostrava, Czech Republic. 

Driscoll Offers Workshops in Czech Republic on STEM Writing in Disciplines and Dissertation Supervision

Dana Driscoll (English, Writing Center) offered a series of five half-day workshops on teaching writing for universities in the Czech Republic. In partnership with VSB Technical University of Ostrava, the Czech Academy of Sciences, and Charles University, she offered workshops to support teaching writing in the disciplines and offered support for dissertation writers.


Business Writing Credential Offered by Writing Center

Jones White Writing Center offers a Business Writing Credential which is open to all IUP students. This program offers a free certificate in effective workplace, business, and technical communication and can be added to your résumé.

Writing Center Fall 2023 Wednesday Workshops

The Writing Center offers students the opportunity to attend Wednesday Workshops, which are workshops open to all students on campus and are held on Wednesdays throughout the semester at 7:00 p.m. in 210 Stabley Library and via Zoom.

Fall 2023 Thesis and Dissertation Writing Boot Camp for Graduate Students

Geared toward graduate students, this workshop will provide workshop and support to graduate-level students still in coursework or in any stage of thesis/dissertation writing.


Writing Center Offers Workshop for Research Appreciation Week

In support of IUP's research initiatives and Research Week events, the Jones White Writing Center will offer a special workshop on giving academic oral presentations.