Workshop Series


Writing Center Workshop Series


FACULTY:  The Writing Center is available to lead in-class workshops on writing skills and conventions.  Workshops can be tailored to fit 30-, 50-, and 75-minute blocks.  In addition to these topics, we are available to lead small-group peer review workshops for your classes either during class time or during a scheduled session in the Writing Center. 

The interim director is also available for short classroom visits to discuss the Writing Center mission and the services we offer to students.  Please contact her at

STUDENTS: Select from the topics listed below, or submit a request for an individualized workshop.  Workshops can be tailored to fit individuals or small-groups of peers or classmates.


  • Great Expectations: Producing College-Level Writing
  • Brick and Mortar: Crafting Foundational Thesis Statements
  • Making Amends:  Proofreading and Editing Strategies
  • Every Minute Counts: Writing Essay Exams
  • Prove It:  Writing the Argument
  • Between the Lines: Writing the Literary Analysis (Poetry or Fiction)
  • The Terrible Trifecta: Correcting Comma Splices, Sentence Fragments, and Run-ons
  • The (Un)Reliable:  Identifying and Evaluating Sources for Academic Writing
  • Academic (Dis)Honesty: Avoiding Plagiarism
  • He Said/She Said: Documenting and Incorporating Sources in APA or MLA



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