Our Mission

Our Mission is to support a culture of writing across the university by bringing into focus the rhetorical strategies that turn writing in various genres from “words on a page” into a compelling, respectful, ongoing dialogue with peers, research communities, and the wider public. 

Our approach to writing support focuses on facilitating the development of writing skills rather than offering a "quick fix" on writing projects.  To that end, we maintain a number of ongoing initiatives designed to assist writers in the development of their writing abilities, namely:

 

Click each for an overview of how these initiatives work. For a full list of WCP Courses and brief descriptions, see our Course Catalog