Program Judged Excellent
Student writers benefit.
first-year English program has received the highest kind of
praise. It was awarded a Writing Program Certificate of
Excellence by the Conference
on College Composition and Communication.
The committee charged with identifying outstanding
writing programs specifically
cited Marquette’s program as “exemplary for its integration into
its university community, with significant outreach to disciplines across campus;
its particular sensitivity to diversity issues and attempt to create a writing
program that contributes to social good; and its attempt to base programmatic
effectiveness on student writers and writing.”
Only up to 20 writing
programs are recognized in this way each year.