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Writing Center at Waynesburg University

Develop rich and varied writing with the assistance of our peer writing consultants.

Welcome to the Writing Center!

Now Hiring!

The Writing Center is looking for peer tutors to begin work in Fall 2021. If interested, contact Jill Sunday at jsunday@waynesburg.edu. Application requirements: 

  • a 3.4 or higher GPA,
  • two writing samples (one academic, one the applicant's choice), 
  • a written recommendation from a faculty member who is familiar with the applicant's writing skills, work ethic, and communication skills, and an interview with the director and Writing Center staff. 

Interviews will take place throughout the month of April.

Banned Books Week

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What's Next?

Writing Center Celebrations!

 

March

Month-long Observances

  • Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

  •  Ethnic Equality Month

  •  Gender Equality Month

  •  National Women’s History Month

Additional Celebrations

  • March 8: International Women’s Day
  • March 11: Maha Shivarati (Hindu)
  • March 14: Pi Day
  • March 17: St. Patrick’s Day
  • March 19: Naw-Ruz (Baha’I New Year)
  • March 25: International Day of
  • Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • March 27: Passover begins (Jewish)
  • March 28: Holi (Hindu)
  • March 28: Palm Sunday (Christian)
  • March 31: Equal Pay Day
  • March 31: International Transgender Day of Visibility

April

Month-long Observances 

  •  Arab-American Heritage Month

  •  Autism Awareness Month

  •  Celebrate Diversity Month

  •  Earth Month

  •  National Poetry Month

Additional Celebrations

  • April 2: World Autism Awareness Day

  • April 2: Good Friday (Christian)

  • April 4: Easter (Christian)

  • April 8: Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day

  • April 12: Ramadan begins (Muslim)

  • April 20: Start of Rivdan (Baha’i)

  • April 22: Earth Day

  • April 23: National Day of Silence (LGBTIQA+)

 

Style Guide

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Chicago Style

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Grammar/Mechanics

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Writing Styles

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