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Feb 19, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Writing Center Provides Support to Students During the Pandemic Through Online Consulting

By Rikki Rosenthal '21 The Arcadia University Writing Center has expanded its outreach and engagement throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and adjusted their pedagogical approaches to consultations by providing synchronous consultations through Zoom as well as asynchronous consultations, where...

Arcadia Announces Tutoring Program for Children of Faculty and Staff

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 13:15

Arcadia students are looking to tutor children of University faculty and staff who might need homework help or enrichment.

This new project, which is a collaboration between the School of Education, Education Club, Learning Resource Network, Writing Center, Honors Program, and One Stop Shop, aims to support Arcadia students planning to enter the education field and Arcadia families that... Read More

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Writing Center Moves All Appointment Online

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 13:00

The Writing Center appointments is offering online consultations in place of our typical face-to-face sessions for the remainder of the spring semester. Online appointments can be scheduled by logging into arcadia.mywconline.com. Choose the "F2F-Landman Library (Temp. Online)" schedule when logging in. Sessions are by appointment only and must be scheduled at least three hours in advance. ... Read More

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Nov 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Writing Center Hosts Robert Fillman ’09M

The Writing Center hosted poet Robert Fillman ’09M for a discussion on the process of creating the sharp and meditative poems in his new chapbook, November Weather Spell, on Oct. 25. After the discussion, he answered general questions about poetry and writing and ended the night with a book signing...

Jessica Derr Apr 9, 2019 2:39 pm

Learning to Favor Feedback

The nature of writing is so personal that it can be difficult to untangle it from your identity. I went through a period in which I was wary about sharing my work with others. Any criticism or less-than-stellar paper grades were a mighty blow to my self-esteem. If I was not a good writer, what was...

Jessica Derr Dec 21, 2018 9:53 am

Andrew Katz, Graduate Student and Published Author

Graduate student Andrew Katz, a Master of Arts in English (Comparative Literature) and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing candidate, recently published The Vampire Gideon’s Suicide Hotline and Halfway House for Orphaned Girls. On the side, Andrew works in environmental science, likes to make...

Jessica Derr Oct 8, 2018 4:48 pm

Gateway to Teaching

In the beginning of my college experience, I had many interactions with well-meaning, usually older relatives or family friends that played out like:     “What are you majoring in at Arcadia?”     “English.”     Then would come every English...

Jessica Derr Mar 27, 2018 11:38 am

My ‘Small School’ Experience

Before I got to college, movies and television had instilled in me an image of how classes were conducted. Dwarfed before a lecture hall swamped with students, a single professor would drone on, flipping through slides of their PowerPoint. This professor would not know if a particular student...

Writing Center Spring 2018 Resources and Schedule

The Writing Center is now open in the Landman Library.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 15:45

The Writing Center is now open in the Lower Level of the Landman Library for the Spring 2018 semester!

The Writing Center has a full staff of undergraduate and graduate-level writing consultants from a wide variety of disciplines. Consultants are trained to work with writers of all levels in any discipline. Consultants can work with students at any stage of the writing process, from... Read More

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Jessica Derr Nov 2, 2017 12:03 pm

What I've Learned at the Writing Center

Writing has always been an essential part of who I am. My earliest memories include me creating makeshift books, silly little leaflets of computer paper stapled together, adorned with my illegible crayon scrawl, and making up worlds and characters to share with my family. I don’t like to say I’m...

Helen Armstrong Oct 12, 2016 8:00 pm

Writing Woes, Be Gone!

A few weeks ago, I woke up early and showered quickly. I was eager to get to work because I had an important appointment with my very first Writing Center client. I’d worked at the Writing Center for three weeks at that point, but no one had yet scheduled an appointment during my time slot. That...

Dec 4, 2014 Courtney Wright

Jamie Stewart ’17: ‘How to Make the Work You Do Work For You’

Working as a consultant in the Writing Center at Arcadia University, Jamie Stewart ’17 has gotten pretty good at helping other students navigate through trouble spots and improve their writing. So good, in fact, that she is now able to recognize when she is the one in need of assistance. Find out...