IWCA has chosen its research grant winners for the first half of 2017. Nancy Alvarez is the recipient of Ben Rafoth Graduate Research Grant for her compelling research, “Tutoring While Latina: Making Space for Nuestras Voces in the Writing Center,” and Julia Bleakney and Dagmar Scharold have been awarded the IWCA Research Grant for their project, “The Guru Mentor vs Network-Based Mentoring: A Study of the Mentoring of Writing Center Professionals.”

Many thanks to the Scholarship Committee members: Jordan Jenkins, David Shawn, and Scott Whiddon, and Chair Mike Mattison for their thoughtful consideration of the many fine proposals submitted.