Writing Matters Awards

Writing Matters Awards

The university acknowledges excellence in writing through opportunities like the following:

Student Awards

Two annual awards are presented to students:

  • an award for the Best Freshman Essay (certificate and $100 award presented by the composition faculty to the first-year student who writes the best essay in a composition class);
  • the Writing Center Achievement Award (certificate and $50 gift card from Barnes & Noble Booksellers, presented to the student who has shown the greatest progress in his or her writing during the current academic year);

Faculty Awards

A yearly Writing Across the Curriculum Award is presented to a faculty member or academic department demonstrating exceptional commitment to improving student writing. The award recipient is selected by the Writing Across the Campus Committee.

Staff Award

A yearly Writing Across the Campus Award is presented to a staff person who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to improving his or her own writing and/or the writing of other staff or students.

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Bullard-Templeton Lecture

Topic

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About the Speaker

Dr. Thomas Jay Oord...