The Writing Center is open for online and in-person appointments in the fall. For more information, visit our information page.

For faculty support on teaching writing across the disciplines and information about faculty development workshops, writing pedagogy and scholarship grants, online writing boot camps, and writing groups, visit the Writing Across the University page.

Welcome to Elon’s Center for Writing Excellence

The Center for Writing Excellence serves as the unified source of support, collaboration, and inspiration for all cross-campus writing-related activities at Elon. Prominently located on the first floor of Belk Library, the Center for Writing Excellence—comprising the Writing Center and Writing Across the University–is both a physical hub and a symbol of our university’s commitment to the centrality of writing to academic, professional, and civic success.

2023 Multimodal Writing Competition

The Center for Writing Excellence announces its fourth annual Multimodal Writing Competition. Projects can be submitted from across campus in nine categories: the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Communications, the School of Business, the Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education, the School of Health Sciences, the School of Law, the CORE Curriculum, Student Life, and Internships. You may submit once individually AND once as a group. Individuals and groups of students submitted posters, webtexts, podcasts, info graphics, interactive media, journalism, and other forms of multimodal composition. Deadline: December 9, 2022.

The winners and runners-up will be announced at the end of February at an award ceremony in the Center for Writing Excellence in Belk Library. Winners in each category will receive a $100 gift card (first prize) and runners-up in each category will receive a $25 gift card. One overall winner will be selected to receive the grand prize!

Submit an Application (goes to a Google form)

Multimodal Writing Competition Guidelines