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Travel Grants for IWCA/NCPTW 2014: IWCA and SWCA grants

Aug 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Awards, Featured Reading

IWCA Grants IWCA Members are invited to apply for Travel Grants to attend the IWCA/NCPTW at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The application deadline is midnight, September 1, 2014. The Travel Grants come in two categories: The IWCA President’s Future Leaders Scholarship Up to $250 each Open to peer tutors Application […]



CSU Channel Islands, Director, Writing and Multiliteracy Center (Review begins 9-3-14)

Aug 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Program Library Requisition Number 050818 Position Title Faculty Director, Writing and Multiliteracy Center University Mission Placing students at the center of the educational experience, California State University Channel Islands provides undergraduate and graduate education that facilitates learning within and across disciplines through integrative approaches, emphasizes experiential and service learning, and graduates students with multicultural and […]



Nominations for IWCA Executive Board Now Being Accepted

Aug 20th, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

The IWCA board is now accepting nominations for the following board member positions for 2014-2016. These are board positions with voting privileges; two-year terms will begin in November 2014 following the NCTE Conference. Positions include: *         Seven (7) at-large representatives *         One (1) graduate student representative *         One (1) community college representative *         One (1) […]



IWCA Summer Institute on Storify

Aug 15th, 2014 | By | Category: News and Announcements

Check out the 2014 IWCA SI on Storify. Thanks to Ben Erwin, Syracuse University, for creating this excellent visual narrative! https://storify.com/syracusewc/iwca-summer-institute-2014-lexington-ky



Howe Center for Writing Excellence: Program Coordinator/International Programs Specialist

Aug 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Howe Center for Writing Excellence:  Program Coordinator/International Programs Specialist to coordinate special events, projects, and outreach; support NNES students at Miami by developing and managing outreach programs and writing workshops; act as liaison between ESL Committee, the American Cultures & English (ACE) program, International Student and Scholar Services and the Howe Writing Center; consult regularly […]



IWCA Research Grant Winners Announced

Aug 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Awards

The IWCA Research Grant Committee is pleased to announce the July 2014 recipients of the IWCA Research Grant ($1,000): Lori Salem, Temple University, John Nordlof, Eastern University, and Harry Denny, St. John’s University. Their study is titled “Understanding the Needs and Expectations of Working Class College Students in Writing Centers.” The IWCA Research Grant Committee […]



Assistant Director, Academic Resource Center, Saint Anselm College

Aug 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Full job description at http://www.anselm.edu/Faculty-and-Staff/Human-Resources/Employment-Opportunities.htm . Saint Anselm College’s Academic Resource Center is seeking an Assistant Director to assist in the day-to-day management of the Academic Resource Center (ARC) and coordinate the ARC Peer Tutoring and Writing Assistance Programs of the ARC. The position will be undergoing a transition and will be reevaluated at the […]



Writing Center Director, Jackson State Community College (Deadline: August 8, 2014)

Jul 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Jackson State Community College in Jackson, TN seeks a full time Writing Center Director. Director, Writing Center The Director of the Writing Center (WC) oversees daily operations of the WC to include: Hiring, training, and supervision of all part-time, temporary employees Promotion of the Writing Centers on all campuses Collection, maintenance, analysis, and reporting of […]



Writing Consultant, Baruch College Writing Center (review begins immediately)

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

<This announcement was distributed via the wcenter listserv on 22 July 2014> The Baruch College Writing Center seeks 2-4 professional writing consultants to join our vibrant and engaged staff of writers and teachers for the Fall 2014 semester.  Review of applications will begin immediately. Consultants provide support for undergraduate and graduate students at Baruch to […]



Montgomery College – Writing, Reading and Language Center Manager (Deadline: August 4, 2014)

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

<This announcement was distributed via the wcenter listserv on 22 July 2014> Montgomery College This is an opportunity to empower students to change their lives and enrich our community. Montgomery College has endless possibilities! Montgomery College is a dynamic, diverse institution, with students from over 170 countries, located in a diverse county of nearly one […]



IWCA on Twitter!

Jul 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Letters from the President

You can now keep up to date with the IWCA by following the organization’s Twitter account: @IWCA_NCTE. Join the conversation as the organization posts regular updates from events and reminders about deadlines!



Coordinator of Academic Writing Support Resources – Center for Academic Writing, Northeastern Illinois University (Deadline: July 21, 2014)

Jul 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

(distributed via the WAC-L listserv on July 18, 2014) Position Coordinator of Academic Writing Support Resources – Center for Academic Writing Description The Coordinator reports to the Director of the Center for Academic Writing (CAW). The Coordinator administers the Writing Intensive Peer Tutor Program and assists the Director with other CAW activities. CAW is home […]



NCPTW Accepting Nominations for the 2014 Ron Maxwell Award

Jul 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Awards

From the NCPTW website: “The NCPTW Ron Maxwell Leadership Award is given annually to a professional in the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing organization who has contributed with distinction to undergraduate student development through promoting collaborative learning among peer tutors in writing. The award recognizes an individual for dedication to and leadership in […]



Assistant Director, Judith R. Frank Business Communications Center (Review begins immediately)

Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business Undergraduate Program Office (UPO) Assistant Director, Judith R. Frank Business Communications Center The Judith R. Frank Business Communication center is seeking an Assistant Director (PCE2) essential for the effective long-term operation of the University. Primary duties are to assist the Director of the Judith R. Frank Business […]



Asst/Assoc/Full Professor of English: Writing Center Director, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Jul 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

The Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Department of Language and Literature at Texas A&M University-Kingsville invite applications for a Writing Center Director at the rank of advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of English, beginning fall 2014 or spring 2015. A Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition or a closely-related field is required […]



University of Baltimore, Assistant Director of Writing Services

Jul 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Positions

Assistant Director of Writing Services Achievement and Learning Center University of Baltimore Vacancy Number 300443 Regular, full-time exempt position with full, competitive benefits package Electronic applications received in our system by 7/23/14 will receive full consideration. Visit http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobseekers/jobs-at-ub.cfm?&posting=938 for application deadline and access to our electronic application. Salary: $55,000 – $68,000 The Achievement and Learning […]



Christine Cozzens Research Grant (SWCA) deadline is August 1

Jul 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Awards

What special projects are you planning this Fall? Are you doing writing center research? Is your writing center participating in a new collaboration? Could $500 help support your efforts? Let SWCA help! The SWCA Christine Cozzens Research Grant and Initiative (CCRGI) Program is designed to encourage collaboration among new and established centers, support professional development […]



Selected WLN and WCJ Articles for Best of Independent Rhetoric and Composition Journals Series (Parlor Press)

Jul 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Publications

The 2013 Selected Essays for Parlor Press’ Best of Independent Rhetoric and Composition Journals Series announced. SELECTED ESSAYS Across the Disciplines, “Re-Framing Race in Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum,” Mya Poe Community Literacy Journal, “What’s Writing Got to Do with It?: Citizen Wisdom, Civil Rights Activism, and 21st Century Community Literacy,” Michelle Hall Kells Composition […]



2014-2015 Conference Calendar

Jul 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Conferences & Institutes

IWCA Regional Organization Conferences East Central Conference Theme Date Location Contact Proposal Deadline Website & Call for Proposals European Writing Centers Association Conference Theme Let’s Peer Across Borders – Writing Centers in Motion Date July 19-22, 2014 Location Europa-Universität Viadrina Contact Franziska Liebetanz & Dr. Katrin Girgensohn, ewca14@europa-uni.de Proposal Deadline November 30, 2013 Website http://www.ewca14.eu/ […]



Writing Center Journal Writing Retreat (Virtual)

Jul 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Research

Are you writing up your writing center research this summer? Are you wrapping up or starting a new writing center research project? Consider joining our week-long virtual writing retreat . . .  The editors of WCJ will be “hanging out” in a special Google Hangouts location during the week of July 28-August 1. We’d like […]