November 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following snaps, high fives, and interspersed logorrheica to share for November. What Is Even HappeningWe’ve been receiving a growing number of informal requests for a run-down of what’s happening in the University Writing Program. In response, this section of the monthly announcements is intended to add transparency to the … Read more

October 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for October. Canvas Blueprints, Textbook Orders, and Section Counts for Spring 2023We anticipate offering approximately 15 sections of ENGL1105 and 151 sections of ENGL1106 next semester. In their respective roles as course directors, T Passwater and Shakil Rabbi are updating the … Read more

September 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for September. Dr. Louis Maraj – 2022 Fall Colloquium SpeakerOn Friday, October 28, from 12:15-1:10 p.m., Dr. Louis Maraj (University of British Columbia) will present a talk titled, “Not/Too/Deep (:) T(h)inking Archipelagic Rhetorical Blackness” via Zoom. The event is co-sponsored by … 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

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

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