Workshops for Students

Spring 2024 Workshops

Workshops are in partnership with Undergraduate Research Program. Register for one or more workshop here.

Endowed Grants Application
Monday, March 4 – 4:30-5:30pm in Belk Library, Room 113 
This workshop is geared towards students working on an application for a grant, fellowship, or conference proposal, especially URP endowed grants. Come prepared to work and share! Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of the Writing Center.

Write and Revise your SURF Abstract
Tuesday, March 5 – 4:30-5:30pm, Belk Library, Room 113
At this hands-on workshop, learn tips to improve the clarity of your SURF abstract and get feedback on your draft. Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of The Writing Center, and WC Consultants.

Design and Finalize your NCUR Poster
Thursday, March 21, 4:30-5:30pm in Belk Library, Room 113
Complete, revise, or polish your research poster for NCUR at this hands-on workshop. Come to this workshop ready to get some feedback and revise! Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of The Writing Center, and WC Consultants.

Design and Revise your SURF Poster
Thursday, April 18, 4:30-5:30pm in Belk Library, Room 113
Complete, revise, or polish your research poster for SURF at this hands-on workshop. Come to this workshop ready to get some feedback and revise! Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of The Writing Center, and WC Consultants.

Fall 2023 Workshops

Endowed Grants Application
Tues., Sept. 19 – 4:30-5:30pm in Belk Library, Room 113 – Register
This workshop is geared towards students working on an application for a grant, fellowship, or conference proposal, especially URP endowed grants. Come prepared to work and share! Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of the Writing Center.

NCUR 2024 Travel Grant Applications 
Tues., Oct. 26 – 4:30-5:30pm Belk Library 113 – Register
This workshop is geared towards students working on an application to present at NCUR, but anyone working on a grant, fellowship, or conference proposal is welcome. Come prepared to work and share! Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of the Writing Center.

SURE 2024 Grant Applications Workshop
Thurs. Nov. 16 and Mon. Nov. 27 (pick one) – 4:30-5:30 Belk Library 113 – Register
This workshop is geared towards students submitting an application for SURE 2024. Come prepared to work and share! Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of the Writing Center.

Spring 2023 Workshops

URP Workshop – Write and Revise your SURF Abstract
Tuesday, February 28, 4:30-5:30pm, Belk Library/KLC 127 – Register
This workshop is Cosponsored with Undergraduate Research Program.  At this hands-on workshop, learn tips to improve the clarity of your SURF abstract and get feedback on your draft. Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of The Writing Center, and WC Consultants.

URP Workshop – Designing and Finalizing Your NCUR Poster
Tuesday, March 28, 4:30-5:30pm in Belk Library/KLC 127 – Register
This workshop is Cosponsored with Undergraduate Research Program.  Complete, revise, or polish your research poster for NCUR at this hands-on workshop. Come to this workshop ready to get some feedback and revise! Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of The Writing Center, and WC Consultants.

URP Workshop – Design and Revise Your SURF Poster
Tuesday, April 18, 4:30-5:30pm in Belk Library/KLC 125 –
Register
This workshop is Cosponsored with Undergraduate Research Program. Complete, revise, or polish your research poster for SURF at this hands-on workshop. Come to this workshop ready to get some feedback and revise! Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of The Writing Center, and WC Consultants.

Fall 2022 Workshops

URP Grant Applications Workshop
Tuesday, September 20, 4:30-5:30pm, Belk Library 102 – Register
This workshop is for students working on an application for a grant, fellowship, or conference proposal, especially URP endowed grants. Come prepared to work and share! Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of the Writing Center.

NCUR 2023 Travel Grant Applications 
Tuesday, October 18, 4:30-5:30pm, Belk Library 102 – Register
This workshop is for students working on an application to present at NCUR, but anyone working on a grant, fellowship, or conference proposal is welcome. Come prepared to work and share! Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of the Writing Center.

SURE 2023 Grant Applications Workshop
Thursday, November 17, and Tuesday, November 29 4:30-5:30pm – KLC/Belk Library 125 – Register
This workshop is for students submitting an application for SURE 2023. Come prepared to work and share! Workshop led by Dr. Julia Bleakney, Director of the Writing Center.

Other Events

National Day on Writing: Campus-wide celebration of writing, October 20.  More details to follow!

More information available on the Writing Center website

 

PAST EVENTS

Valentine’s Day Card Writing
*Write an appreciation note to someone you care about. Card stock, pens, and stickers will be available at a self-service card-writing station. WC Consultants will be available to help you craft the perfect love note.
Where? The Writing Center in Belk Library
When? Monday, February 14, noon-6pm

Crunch Time: Snack and Study Sundays
Cosponsored with Learning Assistance and Belk Library
*You bring your study materials, and we’ll bring the snacks! This is a space and time for you to work on any assignments while enjoying a study break with snacks. Student consultants and staff will be available to answer questions or provide feedback.
*March 6, 6-9pm, KLC/Belk 127

Collaborating with Peers – Tuesday, March 30, 4:30pm EST, Moseley 217 or online via Zoom
Do group projects fill you with dread? Do you like doing homework with your peers but never get enough work done? In this workshop, we’ll talk about how to get the most out of formal and informal group work. Join staff from Learning Assistance and The Writing Center in-person in Moseley 217 or online via Zoom–a Zoom link will be sent out to those who register using this link: https://forms.gle/xPGpuj83HkMoWKhA6.

Ready & Resilient: Preparing for Final Exams – April 29, 4:15pm via Zoom (register to receive link)
Do you have questions about how to prepare for final exams? Are you overwhelmed thinking about how you will prepare for the different formats of finals? This interactive workshop, led by student staff from Learning Assistance and The Writing Center, aims to answer your questions and provide strategies to prepare for finals week.
Registration link: https://forms.gle/X6TNX2Q9ds1G2Yi76

Pencils Down: Preparing to Excel on Timed Exams – May 4, 4:15pm via Zoom (register to receive link)
Join staff from The Writing Center and Learning Assistance as we discuss tips for how to study and prepare for timed exams or writing assignments. You’ll leave with concrete strategies to help you excel!
Link for registration: https://forms.gle/SK4UhhczwpJs8GGb7

Check The Writing Center’s website and the URP’s website for updated information.

The Writer’s Cafe: All students are welcome to attend the weekly Writer’s Cafe. Drop-in anytime, share writing goals, and get some writing done!

Joint Writing Center-Learning Assistance Workshop, “No Time Left Behind: Improving Time Management – Thursday, August 27, 4:15-5:15pm, via Zoom – Register in advance
Join staff from the Writing Center and Learning Assistance as we discuss tips for how to juggle multiple course assignments and deadlines. You’ll leave with concrete strategies for managing your time!