Welcome to the UWC News Archive! This collection of online and print stories catalogues recent Writing Center projects and events, commemorates UWC contributions and scholarship, and catches up with veteran UWC tutors in their lives beyond JMU.

2017

Managing Editor: Maya Chandler

Eric Simmons with the Valley Scholars
2015-2016

Managing Editor: Maya Chandler

UWC tutors Urvi Patel and Juliana Garabedian at MAWCA 2015
2014-2015

Managing Editor: Maya Chandler

March-April 2014
March/April 2014
  • Looking to the future: life after the UWC
  • Writing panel introduces tutors to Engineering conventions
  • UWC researchers in windy Indy
  • Francis (the dog), people whisperer
  • A different side to the UWC: The Marketing and Outreach internship
  • Tutor alumni spotlight: Carly Botero
  • The UWC bids farewell to fifteen graduating senior tutors
January-February 2014
January/February 2014
  • The UWC makes its move (to the Student Success Center)
  • Escribiendo en Espanol: The new service for Spanish-language essays
  • The UWC and the APC: A winning team
  • Walk in, whenever: The UWC welcomes walk-ins
  • More news from the Fellows: The Writing Fellows program expands across the university
  • Tutor alumni spotlight: Camille Corum
November-December 2013
November/December 2013
  • News from the Fellows: The UWC Writing Fellows program
  • Shared spaces, shared philosophies: The UWC and the Comm Center
  • Beyond the session: UWC Professional Development developments
  • Graduate tutor spotlight: Daniel Zimmerman
  • Tutor alumni spotlight: Olivia Mankowski
September-October 2013
September/October 2013
  • The UWC: Coming soon to a classroom near you
  • Psychology in the UWC
  • Sharing the tutoring craft with English language learners
  • Tutoring Writing class transforms through the years
  • Faculty Fellow spotlight: Stephen Briggs
  • Tutor alumni spotlight: Martin Steger
March-April 2013
March/April 2013
  • UWC tutors travel to California (PA) for MAWCA
  • Multilingual tutors in the UWC
  • The IWCA Collaborative happens in Vegas
  • UWC tutors mess with Texas
  • ISAT faculty members featured on annual cross-disciplinary writing panel
  • Behind the Magic Numbers
  • A second senior UWC tutor reflects, wisely: Camille Corum
  • Tutor alumni spotlight: Andrea Keffer
January-February 2013
January/February 2013
  • A fresh take on Tutoring Writing
  • It's a whole new world for new UWC tutors
  • UWC faculty discuss their forthcoming textbook
  • A brain-hemispheric framework for tutoring writing
  • Behind the Magic Numbers
  • Tutor alumni spotlight: Christina Wulf
November-December 2012
November/December 2012
  • UWC tutors recognized for excellence
  • Senior UWC tutor reflects, wisely: Jennelle Martin
  • Blue skies in San Diego: UWC faculty present at IWCA conference
  • Behind the Magic Numbers
  • Tutor alumni spotlight: Julia Cavalieri
September-October 2012
September/October 2012
  • New faces, new places, new initiatives
  • The UWC kicks off tutoring in the APC
  • UWC-ELLS peer tutor training program
  • Faculty Fellow spotlight: Reba Leiding
  • Tutor alumni spotlight: Patti Ro
March 2012
March 2012
  • JMU faculty panel on writing in the disciplines
  • Psychology majors join the UWC tutor team
  • Faculty Fellow spotlight: Erin Lambert Hartman
  • Tutor alumni spotlight: Mike Kern
February 2012
February 2012
  • Changes to professional development program
  • Challenges of online tutoring
  • Longwood University's second visit
  • Tutor alumni spotlight: Amy Drewes
January 2012
January 2012
  • Virginia state university writing center comparisons
  • Social activities for writing center staff
  • Faculty Fellows spotlight: Kevin Jefferson
  • Tutor alumni spotlight: Alicia Wendt
December 2011
December 2011
  • Tutor contributions outside the Center
  • Marketing and outreach internships
  • The making of the "Super Tutors" video
November 2011
November 2011
  • Classroom presentations
  • Writing Center clientele and services
  • Write Nights updates
October 2011
October 2011
  • Writing Center upgrades and innovations
  • Tutoring vs. teaching
  • A librarian's perspective on working in the Writing Center
  • Advice for writing personal statements
April 2011
April 2011
  • Tutors participate in Alternative Spring Break
  • Longwood University visit
  • Write Nights expansion
  • Misconceptions about writing in other disciplines
March 2011
March 2011
  • Introducing the Fellows: The Writing Fellows Program
  • Faculty perspectives on the Writing Center
  • Tips on writing effective titles
February 2011
February 2011
  • History of the University Writing Center
  • Cross-center tutoring
  • New tutor's perspective on the beginning of the semester
November 2010
November 2010
  • English Language Learner services
  • Coverage of the International Writing Centers Association conference & the National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing
  • Perspective of graduate assistants
  • Reflections on writing & producing a music video
October 2010
October 2010
  • Update on the success of Write Nights
  • Details of in-class workshops
  • Views from the Tutoring Writing course
September 2010
September 2010
  • The opening of Write Nights
  • The UWC Blackboard group
  • Sneak-peak of our music video "We Think You're Gonna Like it Here"

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