Open

Mon-Thurs | 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fri | 9 a.m.-12 noon

Closed August 4-11

For more information:

Phone

601-979-1777; 601-979-0989

Email

If you did not find what you were looking for, please send us an e-mail:
wrightcenter@jsums.edu

Location

H.T. Sampson Library
1st Floor
Digital Intellectual Commons


Workshops and Roundtables

In the RWC, we offer workshops and roundtables on specific writing, research, and presentation issues for UNDERGRADUATE and GRADUATE students. FACULTY are also welcome to join the conversation. Location: H. T. Sampson Library, 1st floor.                 

– "For excellence, the presence of others is always required." -Hannah Arendt

Fall 2017 and Spring 2018

Exam Preparation

Undergraduate English Proficiency Exam (UEPE)   

Tuesday, September 19 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 20 | 3:00-4:00 p.m.     

Tuesday, February 6 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 7 | 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Graduate English Competency Exam (GECE)

Thursday, October 12 | 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 17 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.        

Tuesday, February 27 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 1 | 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Workshops by Request – in your classroom or, for small groups, in the RWC

Topics include:

  • Master the Art of Procrastination / Writing Under Pressure                   
  • Strengthen Your Thesis Statement / Develop an Essay Map                 
  • Support an Argument with Credible Evidence / Using Experts, Facts/Statistics, Details
  • Cite Sources with Confidence / MLA, APA                           
  • Edit Like a Pro / Choose an Issue                                         
  • Create an Effective Presentation / Using PowerPoint                       

SUGGEST YOUR OWN TOPIC – Email us!    

Thesis and Dissertation Roundtables

Facilitated by the RWC staff, monthly roundtables are informal conversations that allow faculty and students to articulate ideas and writing conventions specific to Master's theses and dissertations.

Wednesdays | 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Sept 13 | Oct 11 | Nov 8 | Jan 17 | Feb 7 | March 7 | April 11

Topics include:

  • Master’s Thesis & Dissertation Overview  
  • Developing a Research Question        
  • Writing Your Proposal                                     
  • The Literature Review  
  • Writing Up Your Results                                  
  • The Discussion Section
  • Formatting and Copy Editing

 

For additional information and to request a workshop, contact:

Dr. Kathi Griffin, kathi.r.griffin@jsums.edu or 601-979-0989

Dr. Tatiana Glushko, tatiana.glushko@jsums.edu or 601-979-1777