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Deadline extended for Outstanding Article Award

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

There’s still time to nominate an article for IWCA’s 2014 Outstanding Article Award.  The deadline has been extended to midnight April 15, 2014.   Digital option (preferred): By April 15, email a short rationale with an attached digital copy of the nominated article to Steve Sherwood, IWCA At-Large Representative and IWCA Outstanding Scholarship Committee Chair at […]



Writing Center Sessions at CCCC 2014

Feb 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

Thanks to Clint Gardner for compiling this writing center-focused program for the upcoming 2014 CCCC convention: http://bit.ly/NrQrYj . (The list is probably not exhaustive.)



WCJ Live with Harry Denny and Anne Ellen Geller, Friday, Feb. 21 at 3 pm Eastern

Feb 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

Login and other important information follows: For a session abstract, author bios, and a link to Denny & Gellar’s recent WCJ article “Of Ladybugs, Low Status, and Loving the Job: Writing Center Professionals Navigating Their Careers,” check out The Writing Center Journal’s website at http://writingcenterjournal.org/ (Click “WCJ Live” on the homepage banner.) To join Friday’s […]



ECWCA Conference Tutor Travel Awards (Deadline: March 8, 2014)

Jan 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

The East Central Writing Centers Association is pleased to announce that it will offer up to five awards for tutor presenters who are from institutions in the region that have not previously presented at the ECWCA conference or have not had a representative of their institution present at the ECWCA conference during the past three […]



2014 IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC Scholarships (Deadline: February 14, 2014)

Jan 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

The Southeastern Writing Center Association offers competitive scholarships for professionals within the southeast region attending the 2014 IWCA Collaborative at the CCCC for writing center research dissemination and/or professional development.  Individuals awarded scholarships will receive a cash award and be recognized on the SWCA website. Details and application instructions can be found below and on the […]



Registration Open and Draft Program Available for the 2014 IWCA Collaborative @ Cs

Dec 6th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC Overview The all-day IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC is an independent, annual IWCA event and will not appear on the CCCC program. The Collaborative @ CCCC focuses on providing an interactive, informal, and invigorating day for all comers. This year the event will take place from on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, from […]



Call for Nominations: SWCA Annual Awards

Oct 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

The Southeastern Writing Center Association is pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations for our annual awards. Awards will be presented at the 2013 SWCA conference to be held at Eastern Carolina University in Greenville, NC, February 6-­‐8. For more information, please visit our conference site:  http://www.iwca-­‐swca.org/Conferences.html. We hope to see you there! SWCA […]



IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC, 2014

Sep 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC Overview The all-day IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC is an independent, annual IWCA event and will not appear on the CCCC program. The Collaborative @ CCCC focuses on providing an interactive, informal, and invigorating day for all comers. This year the event will take place from on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, from […]



3rd Annual Secondary Schools Writing Center Conference

Aug 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

Text from website at http://nvwp.org/2013/06/05/register-now-for-3rd-annual-secondary-schools-writing-center-conference/ : Registration is now open for the upcoming Transformation from the Center: The 3rd Annual Secondary Schools Writing Center Conference that will take place this fall.  This is a collaborative conference with the Northern Virginia Writing Project, George Mason University, and Fairfax County Public Schools that builds on the success of two prior Writing […]



Collaborative Writing Opportunity for IWCA@CCCC Call for Proposals

Jul 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

We invite you to participate in a collaborative writing project as we prepare the Call for Proposals for the 2014 IWCA Collaborative @ CCCCs. The IWCA Collaborative @ CCCCs traditionally promotes an “unconference” model, turning away from a typical dissemination of scholarly knowledge and adopting a more collaborative, interactive approach to scholarship and professional development. […]



Passaic County Community College Roundtable, June 13, 2013

May 14th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

Passaic County Community College’s (PCCC) Library and Writing Center would like to hold a roundtable on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at the college, from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The focus of the roundtable will be Faculty Collaboration and Information Literacy, though we hope to generate discussion on a lot of topics relevant to library […]



Update! *Final* Revised IWCA Constitution Available for Review: Member Vote Now

Apr 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

On behalf of the IWCA Board, the Constitution Committee presents the final version of the revised constitution available for review. We made a few small but clarifying revisions based on your comments, so a hearty “thank you” for your help. We believe this final draft accomplishes the Board’s main goals. 1. The revision aligns our […]



Proposed IWCA Constitution Revision and Current IWCA Constitution

Apr 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

Please review the proposed revision of the IWCA constitution and record your comments below. The Constitution Committee will review all comments when the comment period has closed. Follow this link to download a side-by-side comparison of the two documents at  http://writingcenters.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Constitution4_13.pdf . Follow this link to download a typical set of bylaws (not open for comment): http://writingcenters.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Bylaws_Sample_4_13.pdf […]



ECWCA Conference Tutor Travel Grants (Deadline: April 1, 2013)

Mar 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

Are you a tutor/consultant presenting at the East Central Writing Centers Association Conference at Clarion University in Clarion, PA, April 12-13? If no tutors from your institution have presented at the conference in the last three years, you can apply for one of ten travel grants to help defray conference costs. Send the following information […]



Request for Participation in Writing Center Survey for New WC Administrators

Mar 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

All writing center administrators (directors, assistant directors, managers, technology coordinators, etc) who have been writing center administrators for less than 3 years are invited to participate in a brief survey on the models of staff management used by writing center administrators and the preparation they received in the area of staff management. Your assistance in […]



Nominations for ECWCA Tutor Awards (Deadline: March 18, 2013)

Mar 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ECWCA OUTSTANDING TUTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD ECWCA TUTOR LEADERSHIP AWARD Deadline:  March 18, 2013 Each year the East Central Writing Center Association (ECWCA) acknowledges the outstanding service provided by tutor/consultants throughout the region. Designed to celebrate the contributions of undergraduate-student, graduate-student, and staff writing center tutors, these awards serve not only […]



The Fifth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia, April 20, 2013

Mar 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) is pleased to announce the Fifth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia to be held on April 20, 2013. Background: In February 2009, the University of Tokyo held the first Symposium on Writing Centers in Japan. Since then, the writing centers symposium has become an annual event, […]



2012-2013 Regional Conference Calendar

Mar 1st, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

Canadian Writing Centres Association Theme Writing @ the Centre Date May 31, 2013 Location University of Victoria Conference Chair Brian Hotson Keynote Speakers Therese Thonus and Rebecca Day Babcock Website http://cwcaaccr.wordpress.com/conference2013/ Chicagoland Organization of Writing, Literacy, and Learning Centers (COWLLC) COWLLC is hosting the NCPTW conference this year. More about the NCPTW 2012 Conference at […]



Registration Open for Iowa Writing Center Consortium 2013 Conference

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

The registration link for the Iowa Writing Center Consortium 2013 conference (to be held on April 5th, at Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa) is now active: www.uiu.edu/IWCC Links on the left-hand side of the page include directions to Upper Iowa University, accommodations and amenities available in Fayette, as well as a registration link.



Call for Proposals: National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing, November 1-3, 2013

Feb 22nd, 2013 | By | Category: Archives

National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing http://brandtom.wix.com/ncptw-2013 November 1-3, 2013 Tampa, Florida Submission deadline: April 15, 2013. The theme of this year’s  conference is The Year of The Writer, and attendees are invited to submit proposals based on tutee identity, reflecting on their own experiences as tutees and their encounters with other tutees.  Attendees […]