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Daniel Mueller promoted to Writing Consultant II

We are very excited to announce that Daniel Mueller has been promoted to the position of Writing Consultant II at the University Writing Center. 

Daniel has been part of our full-time staff for two years, having worked two years previously as an undergraduate writing and speaking consultant. After graduating in 2018, Daniel eventually became the Managing Director of Huntington Learning Center in Houston.

Since his return to the writing center, Daniel has been an invaluable team leader and program supervisor for our popular Dissertation Article and Thesis Assistance (DATA) program, of which he's made many improvements. In his new role, Daniel will continue supporting DATA, UWC Events, and recently taking over as coordinator of The Aggie Creative Collective, our collaborative creative thesis program with LAUNCH. 

Congratulations, Daniel!

UWC hosting online listening skills workshop in April


The University Writing Center is hosting Listen & Learn: Building ESL Listening Skills, an online workshop on April 4th at 3 pm on Zoom. 

This workshop will focus specifically on the features of English that make listening (and understanding!) difficult and practice this new knowledge with an interactive listening activity. This workshop will cover:
  • What makes spoken English so difficult to understand
  • What features make spoken English unique
  • How to identify common features of spoken English
  • Building listening skills in academic settings
 Registration for this workshop will remain open until full. For further questions, participants should email us at uwc@tamu.edu. 

Register today for Listen & Learn: Building ESL Listening Skills with the University Writing Center!

UWC hiring writing consultants for fall 2023


The University Writing Center (UWC) is looking for exceptional undergraduate and graduate students to begin working as peer writing and speaking consultants this fall.  

As a UWC consultant, you’ll help your fellow Aggies improve their written and spoken communication, tutoring students in person, on Zoom, and via email. In addition, you may present workshops or represent the UWC at campus functions.
Students from minority or underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Do you need to be a grammar nerd to work here? Nope. You do need to have excellent writing and speaking skills, be a serious student, be willing to work hard, and feel comfortable talking to people. We hire students from all majors!
As a consultant, you’ll earn tutoring certification from the College Reading and Learning Association, and we’ll pay you for the time you spend attending trainings.

Undergraduate peer consultants start at $12 an hour and graduate peer consultants at $13, with the opportunity to earn more if you complete additional training.

All new writing and speaking consultants MUST
  • be a TAMU student through at least spring of 2024
  • be available in the fall on Wednesday mornings from 8:15 to 10:00 a.m. to attend a weekly staff meeting and a zero-credit training class
  • attend a professional development session the Saturday before school starts in the fall
We are currently reviewing applications and scheduling interviews, so if this job sounds like something you’d be good at, apply now!
Application: tx.ag/UWCHiring23
Questions? Contact us at uwc@tamu.edu.

Macy Dunklin hired as Writing Consultant I

The University Writing Center is excited to announce that Macy Dunklin has joined our full-time staff as a Writing Consultant I administrator.

Macy, who hails from Charlotte, North Carolina, is currently a PhD student in the Communication department, where their research focuses include media culture and identity. Macy also brings with them a variety of consulting and administrative experiences. Prior to joining the UWC as graduate tutor, they worked in writing centers for four years, both as a full-time graduate writing consultant and, more recently, as the Writing Coordinator for the Academic Success Center at Central Piedmont College in Charlotte. Macy also brings with them ESL training, having taught English abroad in Germany and Japan.

In their new role at the writing center, Macy will focus on developing graduate initiatives, including our popular online writing accountability group, Write Line.  Additionally, they’ll work with several clients in our DATA program, assist with tutor training, and present classroom workshops.

We welcome Macy’s energy and contributions at the UWC.
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