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 2015 Writing Center Workshops

Reading for Success

Presenter: Denise Stephenson

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

Wednesday, September 9, 11:00am - 12:00pm in OC1202

Grammar Jam!

Presenters: Stephanie Taylor and KD King

In this "open" workshop, the Writing Center will answer any question you have about grammar and mechanics and provide you some suggestions for catching your own grammar errors.

Wednesday, September 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm in OC1202

Wednesday, September 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm, ONLINE - Sign Up Here!*

*Please be aware that by signing up, you are agreeing that you understand this workshop is recorded and may be used for educational purposes.

Wednesday, October 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm in OC1202

Wednesday, December 2, 11:00am - 12:00pm in OC1202

Ask the Writing Center

Got writing questions? Wonder how to fix that sentence? Come ask the Writing Center! In this open workshop, we'll do our best to answer any writing-related questions you have. Feel free to drop in with questions any time during the hour.

Wednesday, October 7, 11:00am - 12:00pm in OC1202

Wednesday, November 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm in OC1202

Comma Splices and Run-Ons: Three Easy Fixes

Presenter: Stephanie Taylor

Finding "CS" and "RO" all over your papers can be frustrating. We understand. This workshop will explain those mysterious red pen marks and present three simple ways to fix those frustrating errors.

Wednesday, October 14, 11:00am - 11:30am in OC1202

Sentence Types

Presenter: Stephanie Taylor

Compound? Complex? What does it all mean? This workshop will focus on the four basic sentence types in English and the rules that come along with them.

Wednesday, October 28, 11:00am - 11:30am in OC1202

Writing Your Personal Statement

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.

Wednesday, November 4, 11:00am - 12:00pm in OC1202

How to Make a Quote Sandwich

Presenter: Stephanie Taylor

Your professor want syou 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.

Wednesday, November 25, 11:00am - 11:30pm in OC1202