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

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

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

Eleven from Virginia Tech to Present at the 71st Annual CCCC

Eleven faculty and graduate students from Virginia Tech will present as part of the 71st annual Conference on College Composition and Communication, April 7-10 (online). Thursday, April 8Sweta Baniya, Virginia Tech, Thur., 4/8, 3-4:30 p.m. ET, D.4 The Role of Academic Publishing Today: Studies in Writing and Rhetoric, “Systemic Exclusions: Who the Field Publishes, Who … Read more

CCCC 2021 – Teacher to Teacher CFP

Teacher to Teacher: Teaching, Networking, Sharing, Community-BuildingA teaching event at the Conference on College Composition and Communication Saturday, April 10, 2021Spokane, Washington (virtual event) NEW Submission Deadline: Friday, February 5, 2021 If there was ever a time to talk about teaching, it’s now. Join us to share ideas, strategies, and support in the teaching and … Read more

November-December 2020 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for November and December. Submissions/Nominations for Distinguished Writing from ENGL1105 & ENGL1106In early November, the Composition Program invited all instructors and GTAs to nominate writers (and their writing) as we resume the practice of collecting and spotlighting distinguished writing from ENGL1105 & … Read more

October 2020 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 2021We have confirmed that all sections of ENGL1105 & ENGL1106 for Spring 2021 will be offered in the same format as Fall, appearing on the timetable with a designated day and … Read more

September 2020 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for September. Registration is Open – Fall 2020 Workshop: How to Engage in Antiracist Classroom Writing AssessmentRegistration is open for the Composition Program Fall 2020 Colloquium event, “How to Engage in Antiracist Classroom Writing Assessment,” led by Dr. Asao Inoue, Professor and … Read more