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

October 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for October. Canvas Blueprints, Textbook Orders, and Section Counts for Spring 2022We anticipate offering approximately seven sections of ENGL1105 and 163 sections of ENGL1106 next semester. Julie Mengert and Maggie Fernandes are updating the Canvas blueprints to reflect Spring 2022 dates. The … Read more

September 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for September. Composition Program CalendarThe Fall 2021 Composition Program calendar is up to date on HokiesWrite. Upcoming events include a Writing Program Dialogues session on Friday, October 15, from 3-4 p.m. (via Zoom [link circulated via email]; sponsored by Writing Across Virginia). Then, … Read more

Textbook Update

As of Wednesday, August 25, Printed/bound copies of Understanding Rhetoric (Virginia Tech custom edition) are no longer available in the Follett campus bookstore; they’ve sold out. So we wanted to provide a reminder here about the options and locations for purchasing a copy of the eBook, provided through VitalSource. Here are the ways you can … Read more

August 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for August. Resources as You Begin the Semester Copies of Understanding Rhetoric (VT Custom) have been ordered for all sections of ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. For more information, visit http://www.hokieswrite.com/textbook/. An updated directory with faculty and GTA contact information is at http://www.hokieswrite.com/instructional-staff/. COVID-related … Read more

July 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements to share for July. Fall 2021 Canvas Blueprints for ENGL1105 and ENGL1106The Composition Program leadership team has finished updates to Canvas blueprints for ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. All sections will have those materials iterated/copied and in place by Friday, July 23. Canvas blueprints will primarily feature the instructor guide, an … Read more

June 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements to share for June. August Workshop and Community Day – Save the DatesOur August Workshop this fall will be held on August 10-13. Schedule details are still being settled, but we have confirmed that our Community Day will be Thursday, August 12, and that we will have Dr. Steven … Read more