News & Notes from the Reading/Writing Center

Workshop: Know Your Way Around MLA

Know Your Way Around MLA Sunday, January 13, from 6:00-6:45 pm in Westerlin Lounge. Reading/Writing Center tutors will provide useful tips on how to format MLA-style essays, use citations to establish credibility, and recognize and avoid plagiarism. FREE Hungry Hobo subs and hot chocolate will be served, courtesy of RHA! See you there!  

Workshop: Effective Group Presentations

Tuesday, December 4th, from 4:30pm – 5:00pm outside the Reading/Writing Center. Our tutors will present useful tips on how to effectively contribute as group members to a project, deliver a group presentation as a unified team, and use PowerPoint or Prezi to enhance your presentation. Snacks will be provided. If you have a group presentation [...]

Workshop: Writing Personal Statements

Tuesday, October 2nd, at 5:30pm in Olin 208 — pizza provided! RSVP on AugieHub. If you are planning to apply for graduate school your personal statement will be a powerful part of your application!┬áLearn the qualities of an effective personal statement and how to get started. Appropriate for all class levels.  

Workshop: LSFY Readings Deciphered

Wednesday, September 5 from 4:00-4:30 just outside of the RWC. Come discuss and do hands-on activities with annotating, summarizing, and deciphering difficult readings such as those in your LSFY class. Snacks will be provided. This is the second of three Off-Center Workshops presented this term by the Reading/Writing Center. The third workshop (Studying for Tests–and [...]