Roanoke College

Write Right: Quoting and Citing Sources

Thursday, February 12th          12-1 pm           Lunch served at 11:45 am                  Miller Hall 212

Working on a paper that involves research?  Join us for an interactive presentation on effective uses of quotation, ethical paraphrase, and summary, including citation guidelines that apply across disciplines. 

 

OMG, DM AWKS! Five Fast Ways to Improve Style

Thursday, March 12th            12-1 pm           Lunch served at 11:45 am                  Miller Hall 212

What does it mean when a prof writes AWK (or DM) in the margin of your paper? Learn the five most common reasons your style might be less than stylin'-and strategies for improving it ASAP.

  

Say What? From Paper to Oral Presentation

Thursday, April 2nd     12-1 pm                       Lunch served at 11:45 am      Miller Hall 212

Many profs assign oral presentations based on papers. How do you effectively make the shift from written product to oral presentation? What are the similarities and differences in organizational strategies and language you need to know?

OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS

Create Your Own Valentine

Monday, February 9th and Tuesday, February 10th     Colket Atrium             5:30-7:30 pm

Write your way into someone's heart! Join us to create your own handcrafted Valentine to send or give.  Supplies will be provided, and Writing Center tutors will be on hand to help you find the perfect words to express your affection.  The world can always do with a little more love.