Representing Upper Iowa University at the Iowa Writing Center Consortium April 4 were (from left) Tiffany Stouffer, Will Kenney, UIU Writing Center Director Caroline Ledeboer, Alex Ellis and Allyson Herkowski.
FAYETTE, Iowa (April 10, 2014) - Upper Iowa University sent five to the Iowa Writing Center Consortium held recently at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa.
Presenting during the day were:
- Allyson Herkowski, a senior English major and creative writing minor from Milwaukee, Wis., with "Academic Tweeting."
- Alex Ellis, a junior from Tripoli, Iowa, double-majoring in information technology and history, who led a roundtable discussion on "Friends in the Writing Center."
- Will Kenney, a sophomore honors student majoring in English and minoring in creative writing from Coon Rapids, Minn., and UIU Writing Center Director Caroline Ledeboer, who conducted a workshop on collaboration called "Sharing the Story."
The Writing Center, operating under the Department of Academic Affairs, is in its fourth year at Upper Iowa, and was the host of last year's Iowa Writing Center Consortium.
The Iowa Writing Center Consortium is an annual event where writing center professionals and peer writing consultants from education institutions throughout Iowa and the surrounding area to meet for professional development activities, whether they be from high schools, public, private or independent colleges. Participants discuss, reflect and learn about writing center practices and exchange ideas on how to support the writing culture at their respective institutions.
About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 6,200 students – nationally and internationally – at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree program. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit www.uiu.edu.
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