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

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

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