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The Writing Center is located on the bottom floor of Fintel Library, Room 15, and is open Sunday through Thursday between the hours of 4:00pm and 9:00pm.
*Closed for Holidays and School Breaks
Writing With (Academic) Integrity
Thursday, January 31st
Are you conducting research for one of your classes and have concerns about how to write with sources within the college’s academic integrity guidelines? We’ll cover how to paraphrase and summarize ethically, as well as effective uses of quotations and basic citation guidelines across disciplines.
From Paper to Presentation – Effective Oral Communication
Thursday, February 21st
Do you know how many words on average a person can speak in a minute, or why making an effective presentation is a physical skill as much as an intellectual one? A refresher on the basics of effective presentation techniques, with a focus on how to transform a paper into a solid presentation.
Crafting Thesis Statements
Thursday, April 4th
What makes a thesis statement effective? Writing Center staff will share their most effective approaches and techniques for crafting strong thesis statements in a variety of academic disciplines.
OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS
Monday, February 11th
Staff Panel: “Inside the Tutorial: Writing Center Tutor Talk” (for faculty)
Thursday, February 14th
Staff will share statistics about who uses the writing center and for what kinds of work, and talk about their greatest challenges and what they wish professors knew about their work.
Darwin Days Round Robin Stories
Friday, February 15th
Stop in at our table at Friday night’s event and contribute a sentence or two to our collaboratively-authored story!
Monday, February 25th
Pick up a Tiny Desk and Notebook, and schedule an appointment to get ready for midterm papers and presentations!