Fall 2022 At-a-glance

University Writing Program Fall 2022 Calendar of Events

July
29 Fri – Canvas blueprints for ENGL1105 and ENGL1106 will be uploaded into all sections

August
5 Fri – Custom edition of Understanding Rhetoric will be via email to all instructors and GTA (access code in VitalSource). Learn more about the textbook at http://www.hokieswrite.com/textbook/.
10-12 – August Workshop for second-year GTAs and new PhD students teaching in the UWP in Fall, Shanks 360
12 Fri – New Faculty Welcome Lunch, 12 p.m.-2 p.m., Shanks 370/380
17 Wed – English Department Faculty Retreat, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Shanks 370/380
22 Mon – First day of classes for Fall 2022 semester
24 Wed – ENGL1105 and ENGL1106 syllabi and office hours due electronically to
writing@vt.edu.
29 Mon – University Writing Program Committee mtg, 12:15-1:10 p.m., Zoom

September
5 Mon – Labor Day (no classes)

October
1 Sat – Corridors: The Blue Ridge Writing and Rhetoric Conference, Shanks Hall
3 Mon – Last day for students to web drop an individual Fall class without grade penalty.
3 Mon – University Writing Program Committee mtg, 12:15-1:10 p.m., Zoom
7 Fri – Fall break (no classes)
10 Mon – GTA Mentorship Application due via writing@vt.edu, 9 a.m. 
12 Wed – Sustainable WAC Reading Group, 3-4 p.m., Center for Rhetoric in Society
28 Oct – Dr. Louis Maraj, Assistant Professor, U British Columbia, “Not/Too/Deep (:) T(h)inking Archipelagic Rhetorical Blackness,” 12:15-1:15 p.m. – University Writing Program Fall Colloquium (sponsored with the Rhetoric & Writing PhD Program and Center for Rhetoric in Society), Zoom

November
1 Tue – Sustainable WAC Reading Group, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Center for Rhetoric in Society
7 Mon – University Writing Program Committee mtg, 12:15-1:10 p.m., Zoom
19-27 – Thanksgiving break

December
7 Wed – Last day of Fall 2022 regular classes
8 Thu – Reading Day
9-14 – Exams
16 Fri – Pathways Assessment data due to the University Writing Program 
16 Fri – Graduation Commencement Ceremony and Senior Day

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