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Thank you to everyone that participated in our 50 Word Short Story for National Writing Day. First place went to Carly Kroll, second place to Alex Vonderhaar, and third to Jamey Schilling. Honorable mentions when to Andrew Hoffman, Theresa Murphy, Jenna Green Azab, Carolyn Lewis, Rosa Sanchez, adn Jeffrey Lorino. Read these and our other submissions here.

Upcoming Workshop: APA Citation and Literature Reviews Register here now!

Interested in learning to write an effective literature review? Join us for a workshop run by Dr. Rebecca Nowacck and research librarian, Heather James, to learn about the genre of the “review of literature” common in the sciences and social sciences. Participants will analyze the textual features of effective lit reviews and discuss helpful research and writing strategies. Co-led with a research librarian. Tuesday, October 25 12:30-1:45, Raynor 245

Are you gearing up to take the GRE? This 60-minute workshop focuses on developing strategies for taking and studying for that portion of your exam. Thursday, October 27, 4pm, Raynor Suite BC

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APPLY TO BECOME A TUTOR: Do you like talking about writing? Looking for a job with a strong sense of community? Consider becoming a tutor. Our LAST Information sessions will be held on M Oct 24 from 6-7:30pm in the Ott Memorial Writing Center (240 Raynor). Applications are due F Oct 28th at noon. Visit this page for more information!

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Faculty: Learn more about the Ott's Course-Embedded Tutors (CET) Program and request a consultation to see if CETs are right for your course.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PERKS OF BEING A TUTOR: Watch graduating seniors describe what the Ott has meant to them here.

Ott tutors collaborate with tutors from two area high schools


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