Writing Center Workshops

The Writing Center offers a variety of workshops you can attend for free with topics ranging from basic punctuation to timed writing and research papers. There's no need to sign up--just show up at the workshop you're interested in!

Fall 2014 Writing Center Workshops

Chemistry Lab Write-Ups

 

Presenter: Denise Stephenson

Aim for success: Prep to write Chemistry 100 labs. Learn about 3rd person, passive voice, formatting, and more.

 

Tuesday, August 26, 1:00 - 2:00 pm, SAN Student Center Conference A/B

Friday, August 29, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, SAN Student Center Conference A/B

 


Reading for Success

 

Presenters: Denise Stephenson & Luke Lambert

Want to read better? This workshop is all about improving your reading. Focus on your own reading process to develop skills for any college course: chemistry, sociology, accouting, English...

 

Tuesday, August 26, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, SAN Student Center Conference A/B

Wednesday, August 27, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, OCN 1202

Thursday, August 28, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, OCN 1202

Tuesdays, September 9, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, OCN 1202


The Scholarship Thank You Letter

 

Presenter: Brandi Blahnik

Awarded a scholarship? Join us for information about what to include in that all-important thank you letter.

 

Tuesday, September 2, 12:00 - 12:30 pm, OCN 1202

Wednesday, September 3, 12:00 - 12:30 pm, SAN Student Center Conference A/B

Monday, September 22, 12:00 - 12:30 pm, OCN 1202

Wednesday, September 24, 12:00 - 12:30 pm, SAN Student Center Conference A/B


Comma Splices and Run-ons: 3 Easy Fixes

Presenters: Stephanie Taylor & Sarah Pultz

Finding "CS" and "RO" all over your papers? We know the feeling. This workshop will explain those mysterious red pen marks and present three simple ways to fix those frustrating comma errors.

 

Monday, September 8, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm, OCN 3515

Tuesday, September 9, 3:45 - 4:15 pm, OCN 3516

Monday, October 20, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm, OCN 3515

Tuesday, October 21, 3:45 - 4:15 pm, OCN 3516


Fix Your Sentences

Presenters: Stephanie Taylor & Sarah Pultz

Do your friends and family refuse to proofread another one of your papers? Come learn some easy tips for how to proofread on your own.

 

Monday, September 15, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm, OCN 3515

Tuesday, September 16, 3:45 - 4:15 pm, OCN 3516


How to Make a Quote Sandwich

Presenters: Stephanie Taylor & Sarah Pultz

Your professor wants you to use quotes in your paper, and you've found some great possibilities. Come learn some tasty ways to integrate your quotes into your paper.

 

Monday, September 29, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm, OCN 3515

Tuesday, September 30, 3:45 - 4:15 pm, OCN 3516


Practice Safe Writing: Avoid Plagiarism

Presenter: Denise Stephenson

Temptation is everywhere! Learn how to avoid different kinds of plagiarism. It's vital to you academic health.

 

Tuesday, October 7, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, SAN Student Center Conference A/B

Wednesday, October 8, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, OCN 1202


Writing Your Personal Statement: Don't Delay!

 

Presenter: Brandi Blahnik

Your personal statement is a critical part of your transfer application. Learn useful tips and techniques for writing your transfer admission essay.

 

Tuesday, October 7, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, OCN 1202

Wednesday, October 8, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, SAN Student Center Conference A/B

Monday, November 3, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, OCN 1202


Conquering Conclusions

Presenters: Stephanie Taylor & Sarah Pultz

You're almost finished with your paper and then you reach that tricky conclusion paragraph. What else to say? What haven't you already said? This workshop will teach you how to conquer that final piece of your essay.

 

Monday, October 27, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm, OCN 3515

Tuesday, October 28, 3:45 - 4:15 pm, OCN 3516