Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Brainstorming the Grad School Essay!

The Klooster Center will offer a workshop to help juniors generate good ideas so that they're ready to write their best possible application essays next fall.  The workshop will be held Wednesday, April 16, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m, and repeated on Thursday, April 17, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  Both sessions will take place in the Granberg Room, on the second floor of Van Wylen Library.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Warning: We're Closed over Easter Weekend!

Important:  The Library (and thus the Klooster Center) will be closed over all of Easter weekend (from Thursday, April 17 at 5pm until Sunday, April 20 at 5pm).  This will make the surrounding days and times very busy, so make your appointments soon!

Friday, April 4, 2014

Dedication Ceremony Today!

Join us at 3:00 p.m. today when we will gather to celebrate and dedicate the writing center in honor of a former Hope professor.  The CWR is about to become The David J. Klooster Center for Excellence in Writing!  Gathering music begins at 2:45; the ceremony will last about 20 minutes.  A reception follows, to which everyone is invited.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

WA Applications Due Monday!

Do you have what it takes to be a great Writing Assistant?  Applications are being accepted for the 2014-2015 academic year.  Speak with Dr. Cunningham at the CWR for more information.

For Faculty: Using Student Peer Review in Your Classes

The Center for Writing and Research is hosting a workshop on using peer review to improve student writing.  Dr. Courtney Werner will discuss where peer review can best fit into the writing process, as well as best practices for making the process as productive as possible.  It will be held on Tuesday, March 11, repeated on Wednesday, March 12, from 11:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. in the Maas Conference Room on both dates; lunch is included.  Please rsvp to facwr@hope.edu and indicate which day you plan to attend.