Named after its first recipient and given at every other International Writing Centers Association (IWCA) conference, the Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award recognizes outstanding service that has benefited the international writing center community in significant and broad-based ways.
Nominations should be sent as a single PDF document with pages numbered, and should include the following materials:
- A letter of nomination that includes the name and institution of the nominee, your personal knowledge of or experience with the nominee’s service contributions to the writing center community, and your name, institutional affiliation and email address
- Detailed support documents (maximum of 5 pages). These may include excerpts from a curriculum vitae, workshop or published material, stories or anecdotes, or original work by the nominee.
- Other letters of support (optional but limited to 2)
The next award will be granted at IWCA 2020.
Read about the history of the MHOSA in Writing Lab Newsletter 34.7, pp. 6-7 .
2018: Michele Eodice
2016: Paula Gillespie and Brad Hughes
2014: Clint Gardner
2010: Leigh Ryan
2006: Albert DeCiccio
2003: Pamela Childers
2000: Jeanne Simpson
1997: Byron Stay
1994: Lady Falls Brown
1991: Jeanette Harris
1987: Joyce Kinkead
1984: Muriel Harris