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Fort Lewis College Writing Program

Grounded in the discipline of rhetoric, one of the original liberal arts, the Fort Lewis College Writing Program is dedicated to student success in developing critical thinking and effective reading and writing skills. Our goal is to support students of all backgrounds as they gain fluency in academic and public discourse. We guide students to recognize that knowledge building is the goal of academic work, that ideas are the centerpiece of that work, and that knowledge building occurs through dialogue.

Spring 2016 Writing Program Awards


Congratulations, Jillian!
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

On March 1, 2017, Dr. Jillian Wenburg published "Meditation: Mediating the Writing Process," in Educating through Popular Culture: You're Not Cool Just Because You Teach with Comics, edited by Edward Janak and Ludivic A. Sourdot, Lexington Books.

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Collaborative Effort
Friday, November 04, 2016

A collaborative presentation created by the FLC librarians and composition instructors, titled "Mind the Gap: Harmonizing Composition Instruction with Information Literacy Outcomes Through Assessment of Annotated Bibliographies" won the People's Choice Award at the 2016 Library Assessment Conference in Arlington, Virginia.

Training the Dragon
Thursday, February 11, 2016

Dr. Jillian Wenburg's article, "How to Train the Grading 'Dragon': Synthesizing Technological Tools to Facilitate Grading", was published in Beyond the Frontier: Innovations in First-Year Composition (edited by Jill Dahlman and Piper Selden, and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015).

Scholarship Extravaganza
Monday, November 09, 2015

Writing Program faculty members Michelle Bonanno, Mark Brenden, Eric Notaro, and Rebecca Nuffer, along with Administrative Assistant Lindsay Noisom, spent Saturday working with students from local high schools to hone their writing skills at the Scholarship Extravaganza.

The Good Life
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Professor Kali Fajardo-Anstine recently had her short story, “The Good Life”, published in the literary journal, Day One. Congratulations, Kali!

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