News & Notes from the Reading/Writing Center

Quotes from the Tutor’s Desk

With midterms wrapping up and now being as busy as a time as ever in both student’s lives and in The Reading/Writing Center, now seems to be a good time for a lighthearted read.  In this blog, we’ll be highlighting current and past tutors! Dating back many years, there have been journals at the Reading/Writing […]

For Your Information, FYI-103 Students

The Reading/Writing Center is here to help with any part of the writing process.  Many people believe that we just help fix the final product or the transition from a rough draft to a final draft.  While we are more than happy to help with that, the line isn’t drawn there!  This could be anywhere […]

Finals Week Tutoring Info

If you need help with a paper for finals week, the Reading/Writing Center will be open with limited hours!  Spots will fill fast, so make sure you register as quickly as possible.  Whether the paper is due in an hour or a few days, we will do our best to help you with it. Also, don’t think […]

Not Just in 423

The Reading/Writing Center is part of the Augustana Learning Commons, which are located right behind The Brew. Our room is specifically located in Gerber (CSL) 423.  We have a cozy room with some of the most comfortable chairs you will ever sit in (I’m currently in one right now).  Our faculty tutors, Lucas Street, Virginia […]

Don’t worry, it’s scary for us too!

Hi everyone!  My name is Daniel Williams, I’m a sophomore English and Secondary Education major, and I’m a new tutor at the Reading/Writing Center!  I’m just finishing up my second week at the RWC.  So far it’s been very enjoyable. I’ve had a few sessions and I’m really happy with the way they’ve gone.  Everyone […]

Come on in!

Have a paper you’re working on? A tough course reading you’d like to discuss? Reading/Writing Center tutors are here to help! Stop by during our open hours to make an appointment or see if anyone is available to help you right then and there. You can also request our help via Starfish. See you soon!

RWC closed for the summer; see you in fall!

Workshop: Studying for Tests (and even midterms!)

Sunday, September 9 from 4:00 to 4:30 in Olin 201. Come hear about and try out some new strategies for studying tough subjects. Who knows–you may find a new favorite method to help you crush those midterms! We’ll even provide candy and a snack to help keep your blood sugar up as you go hit the books. See you […]

Tutor News Roundup: Week 4

Peer tutor Maggie Hayes presented her original research “The IDEA Project: Exploring Pluralism with Youth at Augustana College and in the Quad Cities” at the American Academy of Religion Midwest Regional Conference hosted by Augustana Friday March 30th as part of a session on Pluralistic Encounters. Peer tutors Rachel Bruce, Jaron Gaier, and Maggie Hayes […]

Workshop: Time Management for Greeks

Sunday, 3/18/2012 from 4:00-4:45pm in the basement of Andreen Hall. Are you involved in a Greek group? Need help juggling those commitments with your academics? Join RWC peer tutors and fellow Greek students for the first in a series of “Off-Center Workshops” in residence halls. We’ll have free food, free planners for the first 25 […]