Writing Center Events at BHSU

Writing Center Events

To find out more information about Writing Assistance Center events, such as our Workshops, Game Nights, and Poetry Slams, click on the links to the left.  Also, follow us on social media for special announcements about our events and services:




International Writing Centers Week

February 8 - February 14 To celebrate writing and BHSU's Writing Center, the WAC will be hosting a series of events for International Writing Centers Week. Stop by the WAC for snacks and free WAC bookmarks all week long!  

Sunday, February 8th - Friday, February 13th Cheesy pick-up lines collection inside the WAC. Come add your fun (but appropriate) pick-up line to our board!  

Monday, February 9th: Closing date for the International Writing Centers Week Haiku Contest (find more details here)

Wednesday, February 11th: APA Documentation Style Workshop hosted by William Cockrell at 4:30PM in Jonas 110 (find more details here)

I HATE Valentine's Day Poetry Slam at 6:30PM in Club Buzz (find more details here)

Thursday, February 12th and Friday, February 13th: Make-your-own Valentines station in the WAC! 

International Writing Centers Week Haiku Contest

To add to our celebration of writing, the Writing Assistance Center is holding a Haiku Contest during International Writing Centers Week. 

To enter: 1) Compose an original haiku poem 2) Bring your poem to the Writing Assistance Center by Monday, February 9th and fill out the contest entry form. 

Rules: The contest is open to BHSU students, staff, and faculty. One entry permitted per writer. The poem must be original work. 

The winner will be announced at the Poetry Slam and the winning poem will be published in the Green Bowl Review. 

I HATE Valentine's Day Poetry Slam

In partnership with the English Club, the Writing Assistance Center is hosting a Poetry Slam on Wednesday, February 11th from 6:30pm to 8pm in Club Buzz.  

Email WritingCenter@BHSU.edu to register.
Poems must be original. Readings will be limited to 5 minutes per performer.
Prizes for the top slammers!

Refreshments will be provided. 

Writing Center Workshop Series
This February, the Writing Assistance Center will offer a Workshop Series entitled “Fall in Love with Documentation.” 
See the schedule below for more details:

Chicago Documentation Style
Wednesday, February 4th, 4:30PM in Jonas 110 
with Kelly Kirk, Instructor of History
APA Documentation Style
Wednesday, February 11th, 4:30PM in Jonas 110
with William T. Cockrell, Instructor of Behavioral Sciences
MLA Documentation Style 
Wednesday, February 18th 4:30PM in Jonas 110
with Nicholle Dragone, Assistant Professor of English
Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
Wednesday, February 25th, 4:30PM in Jonas 110
with Rickie-Ann Legleitner, Director of the Writing Assistance Center

These workshops are open to all BHSU students, faculty, and staff who want to enhance their documentation skills.  No registration required.  There will be a sign-in sheet for students and attendance will be emailed to professors offering extra credit for participation.

Distance students can also participate in the workshops online!  To join the workshop online, you will need a computer with an internet connection.  You will also need computer speakers.  To make sure your computer is ready to join the online session.  This site will check your computer to make sure it has a support version of Java.  You will also be able to join a configuration room to test your connection, settings, and configure your audio.  

To attend the workshop online, please click here.

If you have an idea for a future workshop topic or if you would like to run a workshop, please contact me at Rickie.Legleitner@BHSU.edu

The Writing Assistance Center is proud to offer lending library in the Student Organization and Leadership Office on the second floor of the Student Union.  Take a book, leave a book, and enjoy!

The Writing Assistance Center Presents: Game Night!
In an effort to build relationships and become more involved with the BHSU community, the Writing Assistance Center team invites our fellow students, faculty, and staff to join us in some free-for-all stress relief. A variety of games will be available for anyone interested.

Game nights will be returning this spring! We will announce our official start date shortly. 

To find more information about individual game nights and to RSVP, please visit our Facebook page.