Faculty and Students Present at International Writing Centers Association Conference

October 21, 2015

At the International Writing Centers Association conference in Pittsburgh, PA (Oct. 8-11), Writing Center Assistant Director Nabila Hijazi presented on a panel “Consultant Training and Supporting New Graduate Writers: New Challenges.”  Director Leigh Ryan presented with two former tutors, Lena Stypeck, who teaches English at Baltimore’s Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy, and Abby Shantzis, now a graduate student in Higher Administration at UMD’s College of Education. They presented a panel entitled “Can Everyone Say Community?: Teachers/Students/Administrators/Mentors Collaborate to Establish an Inner-City Baltimore High School Writing Center.”