Congratulations to Claire Cunningham from the University of Nebraska at Omaha . . .

Apr 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

. . . for creating the winning design for NCPTW2015. Claire states that her design “encompasses the theme of the conference in a unique and comprehensive way. The front of the t-shirt depicts mountains, which represent both Salt Lake City, and also the challenges and assumptions that we as writing center consultants/affiliated persons have to […]

About Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the ECWCA Conference, by Kim Ballard

Apr 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

As the 2015 East Central Writing Center Association Conference gears up this weekend, Board members want to assure all our members and conference participants that they will be welcomed at the conference, at the conference host institution (the University of Notre Dame) and city (South Bend), and at local venues, including hotels, restaurants, bakeries, stores, […]

WCJ Live! Friday, April 3 at 11:00 am CST

Apr 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

Join us for WCJ Live! This time, Sherry Wynn Perdue and Dana Driscoll will discuss their recent article, “RAD Research as a Framework for Inquiry: Survey and Interview Data on Writing Center Administrators’ Beliefs about Writing Research and Practice,” Friday, April 3 at 11 a.m. CST. Join the meeting here:

Read the Program and Register for the IWCA Collaborative@CCCC

Feb 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

If you haven’t already registered for this year’s IWCA Collaborative @ CCCC, there’s still time! We hope that this listing of session titles and descriptions, along with the prospect of meeting and chatting with wonderful colleagues, old and new, will tempt you to register soon! As you’ll remember, this year’s event, entitled “The Collaboratory,” will […]

IWCA 2015 Conference: Writing Center (r)Evolutions (Extended Proposal Deadline April 15)

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

The IWCA 2015 Conference will be held in Pittsburgh October 8-10, 2015. The full information is available at Proposal deadline: April 1, 2015. Extended deadline: April 15, 2015.

Deadline extended to April 15 for IWCA 2015: Writing Center (r)Evolutions

Feb 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

The IWCA 2015 Conference will be held in Pittsburgh, Oct 8-10, 2015. The full information is available at Proposal deadline: April 1, 2015. Deadline extended through April 15, 2015.

2015 IWCA Summer Institute

Jan 27th, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

The 2015 IWCA SI is now at capacity. All additional registrants will be placed on the waiting list. We will contact you if a space comes available. The 13th annual Summer Institute will take place in East Lansing, Michigan on June 14-19, 2015 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center on the Michigan State University […]

Hotel Group Rate Directions for IWCA SI 2015

Jan 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Archives

    GROUP RESERVATIONS For your guests’ convenience, they can make reservations online or by phone. Please provide all attendees with your Group Code: MWC061415. They will need this code to access the conference room block. Your room block release is: May 19, 2015. ONLINE RESERVATION INSTRUCTIONS -Go to -Click on the “Check Availability” […]

Writing Center Events at NCTE 2014

Nov 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

The NCTE Annual Convention in Washington, DC begins today! We are thrilled to be able to gather at three IWCA events at this year’s conference, where we can gather as writing center professionals (and those interested in learning more). We hope you will plan to attend at least one, if not all, of these events […]

Interested in K-12 Writing Centers? Join CAPTA at NCTE!

Nov 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

CAPTA-IWCA Gathering at NCTE Thursday, November 20, 2014 5 – 7 PM Union Street Pub House (website here) 121 S. Union St. Alexandria, VA 22314* The brand-new Capital Area Peer Tutoring Association (CAPTA), along with the International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) cordially invites all K-12 English teachers, current and prospective K-12 writing center directors, and […]

Voting for the IWCA Executive Board Is Open! (IWCA Members May Vote through 11:59 pm EST on October 25)

Oct 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

Voting for IWCA Executive Board open positions (at-large, graduate student rep, community college rep, and high school rep) will take place electronically between Tuesday, October 14, 2014 and Saturday, October 25, 2014. The election ballot, available through the member site, will close at 11:59 pm EST on October 25. Elected candidates will be notified […]

IWCA Logo Contest Open for Voting!

Sep 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

Download a PDF with the five logo candidates and descriptions. IWCA is looking for fresh ideas for its logo. The logo should be a high quality image that functions across multiple forums and clearly captures the international spirit of our organization. Submissions were due by September 15, 2014. The winning logo will be unveiled at […]

Work-in-Progress Session at IWCA-NCPTW Conference, Call for Proposals

Sep 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

IWCA Works in Progress Session(s) Please join us at the IWCA Conference in Orlando to share a Work-in-Progress and receive feedback from discussion leaders and peers.  These sessions will be composed of roundtable discussions where participants discuss their current projects (10 minutes max) and then receive feedback from other researchers including discussion leaders, other WiP […]

MWCA Travel Grants for IWCA/NCPTW and Research Grants deadlines approaching (for MWCA members)

Sep 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

News from the MWCA  (August 2014): MWCA-Sponsored Travel Grants to 2014 IWCA/NCPTW are due by September 15, 2014 MWCA Research Grants – Due October 1, 2014 Finally, the MWCA Executive Board of Directors is currently seeking nominations for new board members. For more information about our regional organization, please check out […]

IWCA Logo Contest! (deadline: September 15, 2014)

Sep 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

IWCA is looking for fresh ideas for its logo! The logo should be a high quality image that functions across multiple forums and clearly captures the international spirit of our organization.The winning logo willbe unveiled at the IWCA/NCPTW Conference this October in Orlando. The winner of the logo contest will receive a one-year subscription to […]

SWCA Travel Grants for IWCA/NCPTW 2014

Aug 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

SWCA Grants If you are making plans to attend the 2014 IWCA/NCPTW Joint Conference in Orlando, FL this October 30-November 1, consider applying for one of the following competitive scholarships for individuals within the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) region. IWCA Professional Scholarships: Two $250 awards NCPTW Student Scholarships:  Three $200 awards For details on […]

Writing Center Journal Writing Retreat (Virtual)

Jul 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

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 […]

Announcing Scriptorium

May 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

Announcing the launch of Scriptorium – a new Center for Portuguese Academic Writing. It offers face-to-face courses, peer tutorials and online resources to help students to improve their writing skills.   More information: · Promotional video: · Website: · Email:

IWCA 2016 and 2018!

May 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Archives

The IWCA invites proposals for hosts of its annual conference for 2016 and 2018. Those interested in chairing a conference should email a brief letter of interest to Shareen Grogan at, IWCA Vice President and Chair of the IWCA Conferences and Institutes Committee. See the current IWCA Conference website (joint with NCPTW) at […]

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 […]