May-June 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for May-June 💐 2022. Leadership Team Changes for 2022-2023 🔷The UWP wishes to extend gratitude and congratulations to our colleagues, Steve Oakey, who has fulfilled his appointment on the UWP leadership team, and Maggie Fernandes, who has finished the Rhetoric & … Read more

April 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for April 2022. Teaching Portfolio AwardsPlease join the University Program in congratulating the following recipients of the 2022 Outstanding Teaching Portfolio Award. Based on reviewer reports, portfolios from this year’s four awardees exemplified student-centered development and creative alignment with the first-year … Read more

March 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for March 2022. Undocupoets – Tuesday, March 15The MFA Program in Creative Writing in conjunction with the Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies is hosting an event around the Undocupoets movement and in anticipation of the 2023 publication of Undocupoetics: … Read more

UWP Spring Colloquium – April 1 – Dr. Rachel Gramer

The Spring 2022 UWP Colloquium on Friday, April 1, 2022, features Dr. Rachel Gramer, Assistant Professor and Writing Program Director at Illinois State University. The event will include a presentation from 12:15-1:10 p.m. followed by a teaching workshop from 1:45-3 p.m., both of which will be held in Shanks 370/380. The colloquium is open to … Read more

The Scholar Summit at UVA

The University of Virginia Center for Teaching Excellence, in coordination with the AERA Service-Learning and Experiential Education SIG, will be hosting The Scholar Summit, March 24-26, in Charlottesville, Va. Registration for the event is now live. NOTE: Space is limited to 160 attendees and registration closes on March 2nd (or when sold out) so act now … Read more

February 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for February 2022. UWP Teaching Circles – Friday, February 25, 12:15-1:10 p.m., ZoomFor the University Writing Program, professional development includes gathering for generative conversations about teaching across all professional backgrounds and levels of experience. This Friday, Feb. 25th, from 12:15-1:10 p.m., … Read more

January 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for January 2022. Writing Program Dialogues (WAVA) – Wednesday, January 12, 3-4 p.m., ZoomPlease join us–writing faculty, graduate students, and program administrators from across the Commonwealth of Virginia–on Wednesday afternoon, January 12, from 3-4 p.m., for an hour-long dialogue about teaching … Read more

CFPs of Interest: QRN@CCCC and the ODU Conference on the Teaching of Writing

The following Spring 2022 events may be of interest to Virginia Tech faculty and GTAs who teach writing: Qualitative Research Network at the Conference on College Composition and Communication – Proposals due January 15, 2022 The Qualitative Research Network (QRN) provides mentoring and support to qualitative researchers at all levels of experience and working in … Read more

November-December 2021 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for November and December. Submissions/Nominations for Distinguished Writing from ENGL1105 & ENGL1106As the Fall 2021 semester nears its end, the University Writing Program invites distinguished writing submissions from first-year students enrolled in ENGL1105 or ENGL1106. Submissions are published at http://www.hokieswrite.com/distinguished-writing/. We … Read more

Now Enrolling for Spring 2022 – ENGL3754: Advanced Composition

ENGL3754: Advanced Composition hasn’t been offered for a few years, but we in the University Writing Program are excited to be bringing it back, and we think you will be, too. Sign up! This one-of-a-kind class foregrounds research writing at the 3xxx level; it’s a great match for you if you want to refine your … Read more