Monday, October 11, 2010

Extra credit opportunities!

October 20 is the National Day on Writing, and FAMU has several events on writing scheduled between the 18th and 21st.  Attend any one of these events, write a one-page summary of what you learned, and bring any handouts from the events signed and dated by the event facilitator in order to receive extra credit.

More information below:

Write Your Way Up! 
A Celebration of the Writing Process 
and the National Day on Writing
Brought to you by the FAMU Writing Resource Center
(A Title III Activity)
Come join us, October 18-21, 2010, as we celebrate the importance of writing in the professional world with our 4th Write Your Way Up! Series.  Throughout this exciting week of activities, we encourage the University community to compose, revise, and review original works (essays, poetry, stories, poems, songs, letters, etc.) and then submit them to the Writing Resource Center’s Online Writing Gallery: “Living in Words: The FAMU Experience,” located at

We also invite the community to attend one or more of our workshops and forums listed below:
Monday, October 18; 12:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Write for Hire: A Resume, Curriculum Vitae, & Cover Letter Workshop

Tuesday, October 19; 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 
The Write to Speak:  A Forum on Writing and Public Speaking

Wednesday, October 20
The National Day on Writing!
For more information on the National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE’s) National Day on Writing, visit

Wednesday, October 20; 12:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Write to Research: A Faculty Forum on Research & Writing 
Faculty from various departments discuss how they transform their research projects into publications.

Thursday, October 21; 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 
Write Your Life: A Personal Statement Workshop

Friday, October 22; 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Step Write Up to the Mic (Open Mic Session)
Featuring Voices Poetry Troupe
Faculty, students and staff read their original works (poems, stories, essays) and receive feedback from a supportive audience of family, friends, colleagues, and peers.  All participants are encouraged to submit their writings to the Writing Resource Center’s Online Writing Gallery-- “Living in Words: The FAMU Experience,” located at
All sessions will be held in the FAMU Writing Resource Center, Tucker Hall, Room 124.
For more information, call 850-599-8391 or visit

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