Writing and speaking consultant positions open for the fall 2014 semester
The UWC is hiring writing/speaking consultants starting in the fall of 2014. We will be hiring now and through the end of this semester. We are seeking high-quality undergraduate interns and graduate students. All majors are needed!
Consultants work one-to-one with Aggies on improving their writing and speaking. They consult on-line and in person and may work at reception, help develop tutoring materials, conduct classroom workshops, or represent the writing center at various functions. They have opportunities to attend professional conferences and develop a professional profile.
Consultants will have improve their own writing and public speaking and earn certification as tutors from the College Reading and Learning Association. Graduate consultants can add tutoring across the disciplines in writing and speaking to their curriculum vitae; undergraduate interns can to add an internship and certified skills in tutoring and superior communication to their resumes.
If you think this position suits you, we urge you to apply. For the application form, and more details, visit: Apply for a Writing and Speaking Consultant Position.
UWC spring break hours
During spring break, the UWC’s Evans Library location will be open from Monday, March 10 to Wednesday, March 12. Limited appointments will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m on those days. You can make an appointment here.
Our West Campus Library location will be closed on March 6th and remained closed throughout the break.
We will resume normal hours at both locations on Monday, March 17th.
Don’t get taken … by procrastination
Midterms are upon us. Are you in danger of being taken … by procrastination?
Don’t let procrastination win. Sign up now to reserve your spot at Midterm Madness, March 4th or 5th.
Drop off 12th Can donations at the UWC
The UWC is proud to support the Department of Student Activities’ 12th Can Food Drive. Contributions to the food drive may be dropped off at the UWC any time before March 11th. The donated items will help stock the food pantry here on campus. All canned goods are welcome, although here at the UWC we’re partial to alphabet soup. Who doesn’t love food you can write with?
Midterm Madness helps students get papers written
Students can reserve a block of time–anywhere from one to three hours–at the event, which runs from 5 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4th and Wednesday, March 5th. The UWC will provide a quiet environment, desk space, snacks, and help from librarians and UWC consultants, who will be on hand to answer any questions. This event is a great way to beat procrastination and get papers written before students leave for spring break.
Students can sign up online at https://doodle.com/v7e8bazxvvywkz58.
Some walk-ins will be accepted, but to ensure a space, students should reserve a spot today.