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Winners Awarded Over $5000

Judges Grand Awards and People's Choice Awards in six categories.

  • Research papers
  • Journalism
  • Electronic media
  • Creative writing
  • Photos
  • World languages
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Elon launches major writing initiative

Elon is embarking on a major initiative that will significantly enhance the writing abilities of all Elon students and establish writing as a signature experience of every student’s Elon education.

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Extended Writing Center Sessions

Writing Center sessions have been increased to 45-minutes, so students, faculty and staff will have more time to work with consultants on their academic, professional, extra-curricular, or personal writing.


Online Appointment Scheduling 

You can now make an appointment with a Writing Center consultant using our online scheduling software. See the Center for Writing Excellence or Writing Center website for details, and make sure you select the correct location (our main location is in Belk library and we have satellite locations in the Multicultural Center and the Business School).

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 Writing Center Consultant Training

Did you know that all of the Writing Center consultants take a rigorous academic course, "Writing Center Workshop," that prepares them to help people with writing from different disciplines and in different genres? Consultants are also prepared to give you feedback on your visual and multimedia projects.



Faculty & Staff Resources

Writing News

Winners announced for Thomas Jefferson essay contest

The 15th annual Philip L. Carret Endowment Thomas Jefferson Essay Contest asked students to write about the relationship between public education and the common good in the 21st century.

In My Words: Media shades the truth when it comes to colorism

Associate Professor Naeemah Clark criticizes in newspaper guest columns an entertainment industry that perpetuates standards of beauty that celebrate lighter complexions over elegance also found in people with darker skin.

Professor authors groundbreaking book on war crimes & genocide

“War Crimes, Genocide, and Justice” by Elon University’s David Crowe is a global history of battlefield horrors and the international humanitarian law that developed in response to barbaric behaviors of armies and their leaders.

English majors present at national conference

Kim Lilienthal and Kyle Whitaker presented their Honors research projects at the  2014 Conference on College Composition and Communication in Indianapolis on March 20.

Student winners named in inaugural university writing contest

More than $5,000 in prize money to be used at Barnes & Noble was awarded during College Coffee on March 18 as winners of the university's Human Rights and Social Justice Writing Contest were announced.

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