September 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for September.

Dr. Louis Maraj – 2022 Fall Colloquium Speaker
On Friday, October 28, from 12:15-1:10 p.m., Dr. Louis Maraj (University of British Columbia) will present a talk titled, “Not/Too/Deep (:) T(h)inking Archipelagic Rhetorical Blackness” via Zoom. The event is co-sponsored by the Rhetoric & Writing PhD Program and the Center for Rhetoric in Society. The rest of the Fall 2022 University Writing Program calendar is up to date on HokiesWrite

GTA Mentorship Application – Due October 10th
The University Writing Program invites applications for faculty to serve as GTA Mentors for the Spring 2023 semester. If you are interested in serving as a GTA mentor next semester, please refer to the GTA Mentorship Application for an overview of mentor responsibilities and details regarding the application and selection process. Please email your letter of interest (detailed in the GTA Mentorship Application) and a recent ENGL 1106 syllabus and weekly schedule to by Monday, October 10th at 9 a.m. If you have any questions about the mentoring program or the application process, please contact Amanda Marzolf, Mentoring Coordinator, at

Continue to let us on the program leadership team know if you have any questions we can help with.