May-June 2022 Announcements

The University Writing Program has the following announcements, upcoming events, and updates to share for May-June šŸ’ 2022. Leadership Team Changes for 2022-2023 šŸ”·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 usā€“writing faculty, graduate students, and program administrators from across the Commonwealth of Virginiaā€“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

June 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements to share for June. August Workshop and Community Day – Save the DatesOur August Workshop this fall will be held on August 10-13. Schedule details are still being settled, but we have confirmed that our Community Day will be Thursday, August 12, and that we will have Dr. Steven … Read more

April 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the following announcements to share for April. Teaching Portfolio AwardsPlease join the Composition Program in congratulating the following recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Teaching Portfolio Award. Based on reviewer reports, portfolios from year’s four awardees exemplified pedagogical inventiveness, disciplinary and curricular congruency, and a timely, supportive regard toward first-year writing students at … Read more

March 2021 Announcements

The Composition Program has the followingĀ announcements to share for March. Composition Program HandbookAfter several months of development and revision, version 1.0 of the Composition Program Handbook is ready to share. This 59-page open access resource guide was prepared for everyone who teaches composition at Virginia Tech. It anticipates and attempts to address frequently asked questions, … Read more