August 2022 Announcements

The University Writing 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/. … Read more

July 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements to share for July. ⛱ Fall 2022 Canvas Blueprints for ENGL1105 and ENGL1106We’ve finished updates to Canvas blueprints for ENGL1105 and ENGL1106. With assistance from TLOS, all sections will have those materials iterated/copied and in place by Friday, July 29. Canvas blueprints will primarily feature the instructor guide, … Read more

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

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

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

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