Gosnell Prize Finalists Announced

The Academic and Professional Writing Program is pleased to announce the finalists for this year's Brett B. Gosnell Prize in First Year Writing.

Lucas Beasey “Saltville”  (instructor Julia Fisher)

Kajsa Foskey “Forgiveness” (instructor Derek Cavens)

William Hamilton “The Southampton Insurrection” (instructor Hilary Holladay)

Lachlan Hausmann “Baptism, Beyoncé, and Black Christendom" (instructor Maya Hislop)

 

The final judge for this year's prize will be John Grisham.

Gosnell Prize Winner Selected

The Academic and Professional Writing Program is delighted to announce that Fiona Geiran and her ENWR 1510 Instructor Theresa Kim are the winners of this year's Gosnell Proze for the best first-year writing essay. Fiona and Theresa will each receive $1000 and attend a luncheon with Program administrators and the Gosnell family to celebrate and to remember Brett Gosnell, in whose honor the prize was established.

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Three Ways of Electronic Portfolios

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Kathleen Blake Yancey, Kellogg W. Hunt Professor of English at Florida State University 

Monday, April 3, 3:30 - 5:00, 125 Minor Hall 

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Pedagogy Panel: Connecting Writing Courses to the Community Beyond the Classroom

April 3, 2017

Please join us Friday, April 21st at 4pm in the Faculty Lounge.

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Personal Statement Workshop

March 1, 2017

Friday, March 31 2-4PM; 229 Bryan Hall

  • Attend a panel presentation led by writing center tutors 
  • Complete generative writing exercises to get you started on your essays ... Read»
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