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"Academic Writing Workshop"
Pre-College Workshop for High School Students
Date: June 19, 2014; 9:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Aquinas College, Academic Building
Instructors: Dr. Gretchen Rumohr-Voskuil (English)
Ms. Julie Bevins (Writing Center)
Program Details: Exploring the ways that we write as we prepare for college, this mini-
workshop gives high school students the experience of writing in a non-
competitive, non-judgmental environment that values the risks and
adventure of the writing process.
After helping participants think about various types of academic writing,
presenters will explore writing specific to the college application process,
including admission and scholarship essays, and will help participants
generate ideas and start writing. Writing Center peer consultants will be
available after the workshop to provide additional assistance. (one individualized, 30- minute session is provided free of charge to all participants. Additional sessions are available free of charge to students seeking help with college entrance materials for Aquinas
Students are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.
Registration closes on June 10, 2014 for all programs offered by the AQ Summer Academy.
Applications received after June 10 will be honored only if space is available.
Please use an e-mail address that you check regularly for the registration process to ensure that you receive all needed communication between now and the start of the Summer Academy.
We are looking forward to your participation in the program!
The program fee will be refunded upon receipt of a written request for cancellation. After June 1, refund requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis. The college may cancel or postpone any session because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.
If a session is cancelled or postponed, the college will refund 100 percent of registration fees.
The fee covers all instruction, materials, supplies, snacks, and a T-shirt.
When & Where
Aquinas College, Writing Center
At the Aquinas College Writing Center, our mission is to support members of the Aquinas community in their personal, academic, and professional writing. In one-on-one consulting sessions, we engage writers in dialogue that not only provides immediate feedback and strategies for their particular writing projects, but also contributes to their ongoing development as writers.