Conferences & Institutes

2015 IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC: The Collaboratory Registration is now open!

This year's event will take place on Wednesday, March 18, at CAMLS, a three-minute walk from the Cs conference hotel, ...

2015 IWCA Summer Institute

The 13th annual Summer Institute will take place in East Lansing, Michigan on June 14-19, 2015 at the Kellogg Hotel ...

IWCA 2015: Writing Center (r)Evolutions in Pittsburgh (CFP)

The IWCA 2015 Conference will be held in Pittsburgh. The full information is available at Download PDF call for proposals ...

2014-2015 Conference Calendar

IWCA Regional Organization Conferences East Central Conference Theme Conversations and Encounters: Exploring Ethics in the Writing Center Date April 10-11, 2015 Location Notre Dame, IN Contact Matthew Capdevielle ( Proposal ...

2015-2016 Conference Calendar

IWCA Regional Organization Conferences East Central TBA European Writing Centers Association TBA Mid-Atlantic TBA Midwest TBA Northeast TBA Northern California TBA Pacific Northwest TBA Rocky Mountain Peer Tutoring Conference TBA South Central TBA Southeastern TBA Southern California TBA Other Conferences Canadian Writing Centres Association Date May ...

News and Announcements

Results: IWCA Rapid Research Survey Question for October 2014

The IWCA Rapid Research Survey question for October 2014 was “How do your UNDERGRADUATE peer tutors disseminate their research findings?” Forty-four respondents reported that tutor researchers in their centers primarily disseminated their research findings through conferences, in particular through local presentations and regional writing center association conferences.


Call for Proposals: Special Issue of Across the Disciplines, Fall/Winter 2015

Writing Across the Curriculum and High-Impact Practices Guest editors: Neal Lerner, Northeastern University Elizabeth Boquet, Fairfield University A central tenet of writing across the curriculum and in the disciplines is that the use of writing (or composing broadly understood, including speaking and visualizing) goes far beyond improvement of students’ skills. Instead, writing is essential to […]


Congratulations to SWCA’s 2015 Scholarship Winners

GARY A. OLSON SCHOLARSHIP Emily Cosgrove Wallace Community College Lingshan Song Mississippi College TOM WALDREP SCHOLARSHIP Hannah Fields Mississippi College Sarah MacDonald Emory University James Howard Emory University TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP Kristen Ruccio University of Alabama – Huntsville Maegan Mercer-Bourne Shaw University Savannah Stark Warren-Wilson College Nathaniel Stickman Mississippi College


IWCA Rapid Research Survey Question for November 2014

The November Rapid Research survey (just ONE question) is available now. This month’s survey question: In your writing center, how are tutors/consultants typically selected/hired? If you hire or select undergraduate, graduate student, or professional writing tutors/consultants (or if they are assigned to your writing center), please consider answering this very quick survey question at […]

Letters from the President

IWCA Assembly Report for NCTE, 2014

The International Writing Centers Association (, an NCTE Assembly, was founded in 1983 to foster communication among writing centers and to provide a forum for concerns. Comprising directors and staffs of writing centers at universities, two-year colleges, and public schools, the IWCA has over 775 members and is governed by an Executive Board that includes […]