News & Notes from the Reading/Writing Center

Not Just in 423

The Reading/Writing Center is part of the Augustana Learning Commons, which are located right behind The Brew. Our room is specifically located in Gerber (CSL) 423.  We have a cozy room with some of the most comfortable chairs you will ever sit in (I’m currently in one right now).  Our faculty tutors, Lucas Street, Virginia […]

Don’t worry, it’s scary for us too!

Hi everyone!  My name is Daniel Williams, I’m a sophomore English and Secondary Education major, and I’m a new tutor at the Reading/Writing Center!  I’m just finishing up my second week at the RWC.  So far it’s been very enjoyable. I’ve had a few sessions and I’m really happy with the way they’ve gone.  Everyone […]

Come on in!

Have a paper you’re working on? A tough course reading you’d like to discuss? Reading/Writing Center tutors are here to help! Stop by during our open hours to make an appointment or see if anyone is available to help you right then and there. You can also request our help via Starfish. See you soon!

RWC closed for the summer; see you in fall!

Workshop: Studying for Tests (and even midterms!)

Sunday, September 9 from 4:00 to 4:30 in Olin 201. Come hear about and try out some new strategies for studying tough subjects. Who knows–you may find a new favorite method to help you crush those midterms! We’ll even provide candy and a snack to help keep your blood sugar up as you go hit the books. See you […]

Tutor News Roundup: Week 4

Peer tutor Maggie Hayes presented her original research “The IDEA Project: Exploring Pluralism with Youth at Augustana College and in the Quad Cities” at the American Academy of Religion Midwest Regional Conference hosted by Augustana Friday March 30th as part of a session on Pluralistic Encounters. Peer tutors Rachel Bruce, Jaron Gaier, and Maggie Hayes […]

Workshop: Time Management for Greeks

Sunday, 3/18/2012 from 4:00-4:45pm in the basement of Andreen Hall. Are you involved in a Greek group? Need help juggling those commitments with your academics? Join RWC peer tutors and fellow Greek students for the first in a series of “Off-Center Workshops” in residence halls. We’ll have free food, free planners for the first 25 […]

Finals week hours

The RWC will be open Sunday night, February 12th, from 7-9pm, as well as Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 10:00am to 2:00pm, after which we will close until spring term. Stop by or call to make an appointment soon; they’re going fast. Best of luck with your final exams, and have a great spring break! […]

Tutor News Roundup: Home Stretch Edition

This weekend marks the last chance to see the play How I Learned to Drive, directed by Dr. Jennifer Popple, RWC faculty tutor and Adjunct Instructor of Theatre. Peer tutor Jo Vasquez also acts in this production.  Read the River Cities’ Reader review of the production here. In other news… even our tutors currently studying […]