Fall 2021 At-a-glance

Composition Program Fall 2021 Calendar of Events

Note: We are adding and updating calendar details throughout Summer 2021. To review the university’s academic calendar, visit https://www.registrar.vt.edu/dates-deadlines/academic-calendar/2021-2022.html.

July
15 Thu – Custom edition of Understanding Rhetoric sent via email to all instructors and GTA (access code in VitalSource). Learn more about the textbook at http://www.hokieswrite.com/textbook/.
22 Thu – Canvas blueprints for ENGL1105 and ENGL1106 uploaded into all sections

August
10-13 – August Workshop for second-year GTAs and new PhD students (optional for new instructors), Shanks 360
12 Thu – Composition Program Community Day (everyone invited), 10-3, Shanks 370/380, Dr. Steven Alvarez, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the First-year Writing Program, St. John’s University, Queens, NY.
23 Mon – First day of classes for Fall 2021 semester
25 Wed – ENGL1105 and ENGL1106 syllabi and office hours due electronically to
composition@vt.edu.

September
6 Mon – Labor Day (no classes)
8 Wed – Composition Committee mtg, 12:15-1:10 p.m., Zoom
*10 Fri – Teaching Circles – Professional Development, Shanks 370/380

October
1 Fri – Fall break (no classes)
4 Mon – Composition Committee mtg, 12:15-1:10 p.m., Zoom
TBD – Composition Program Fall Colloquium

November
1 Mon – Composition Committee mtg, 12:15-1:10 p.m., Zoom
*5 Fri – Teaching Circles – Professional Development, 12:15-1:10 p.m., Zoom
20-28 – Thanksgiving break

December
8 Wed – Last day of Fall 2020 regular classes
9 Thu – Reading Day
10-15 – Exams
15 Wed – Pathways Assessment data due to the Composition Program 
17 Fri – Graduation Commencement Ceremony and Senior Day

* Attendance required for all graduate teaching assistants actively teaching in the program.
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