Writing Center

Writing Center Events

Spring 2015

Writing as Leadership

February 3, 2015 | 4-5 pm | Hudson Auditorium (Room 239)
The second in a four-part series on Writing and the Dominican Charisms, come learn how to use writing as a tool for leadership. At the event, we’ll discuss different leadership styles, analyze the writing of leaders in our society, and identify tools to improve our own writing-as-leadership skills. Co-sponsored by the Student Activities’ Leadership Development Program and the Writing Center.

Plagiarism Awareness Pizza Party

March 20, 2015 | 11:30 am-1:30 pm | Aquinas Atrium
Let the Writing Center help you tackle your fear of plagiarizing! Learn about the different forms of intentional and unintentional plagiarism and how to avoid them through workshops, working with tutors, and playing video games.

Writing as Community

Rescheduled for April 7, 2015 | 4-5:30 pm | Dominican Center Cafe
The third in a four-part series on Writing and the Dominican Charisms, this event will explore how writing can aid in the development of community – both in the real world and as a member of a scholarly discourse community.

Please note: The Writing as Social Justice event, originally scheduled for March 31, has been canceled. 

Poetry 101: Across the Generations

April 23, 2015 | 4-6 pm | Whittaker Stage
As a part of the Mount’s larger National Poetry Month celebration, this poetry salon will bring together Mount students from the Desmond Campus and from main campus for an afternoon of writing and sharing poetry. Writing Center Director Gina Evers and members of the Essence of Poetry club will lead participants in a poetry writing workshop, and everyone will share and receive feedback on their new poems in small groups. The event will conclude with participants reading their work at an open mic. This event will empower members of the Mount community to share their voices, uniting writers of all ages through the power of poetry. Co-sponsored by Essence of Poetry and the Writing Center.