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K-State Today Student Edition

January 22, 2018

The Writing Center is open for the spring semester

Submitted by Cydney Alexis

Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for one hour per week of free tutoring from a trained writing consultant.

• The center tutors writing in all disciplines and genres, including honors projects, presentations, posters, lab reports and dissertations. Students can come to the center to brainstorm, get help with understanding an assignment, or to talk through a piece of writing. The center offers appointments in the Writing Center, Room 122D of the English/Counseling Services Building; at various satellite locations such as Hale Library Alcove 103 and Radina's in Aggieville; and online. You can sign up for appointments online

• Outreach to faculty and staff courses and organizations: Writing Center staff are available to come to your class or organization to briefly discuss services in a five-minute presentation; to collaborate on a longer outreach session for your class; or to consult on assignment, course and syllabus design. To request a presentation, please fill out the spring outreach request form.

• Work for the Writing Center: Are you an undergraduate student who is a strong writer and/or communicator? The center hires undergraduate students in all disciplines and seeks students with unique perspectives and team-player attitudes. Interested students must take English 500, Writing Center Theory and Practice, which is available every fall. Contact Cydney Alexis at calexis@ks-state.edu for more information.

• Graduate Student Writing Retreat: This May intersession, the Writing Center, with sponsorship from the English department and Graduate School, will offer its annual two-week Graduate Student Writing Retreat. Please stay tuned for future announcements, which will run in K-State Today, or contact Cydney Alexis at calexis@k-state.edu for more information.