University Writing Center Procedure
The Writing Center welcomes students who are writing papers for courses in any discipline. Writing Assistants (WAs) represent a variety of majors & minors and core courses; each WA posts a list of his or her courses and professors so a student can sign up for an appointment with the WA who is the best voice-of-experience for that course and writing assignment. Appointments must be made 24 hours in advance at https://ashland.mywconline.com by selecting an available time on a WA’s schedule.
UWC Faculty and Staff:
Megan Connor is the Director of the University Writing Center. She has been involved with writing centers since 2006 and has worked with them in almost every capacity - as a client, as a writing assistant, as an assistant director, as a director establishing a new center, and now as a director at an established university writing center. She received her Masters in Rhetoric and Composition from Kent State University and is currently working on her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction at Kent State University. Her research interests include the teaching of writing, writing centers, peer review, new literacies, and critical social justice education.
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Office Phone: 419-289-5156
Lorna Condit is the Coordinator of the Graduate Writing Center. She also serves as the Accent on Communicating Coordinator for Written Communication. She received her doctorate in English and Religious Studies from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and completed a Masters of Education in Learning & Technology at Western Governors University. She enjoys writing of all kinds from academic papers on 19th century gothic fiction or contemporary Christian novels to therapeutic writing and bibliotherapy. She works primarily with graduate and seminary students seeking writing support, but enjoys working with students of all levels.
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Office Phone: 419-289-5957
Tiffany Sanders is the administrative assistant in the University Writing Center. Tiffany grew up in New Jersey, and earned her bachelor’s degree in family studies from Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas. While there, she served for three years on the Editorial Board for the university newspaper. Tiffany has extensive administrative experience in both professional and volunteer capacities, including team management and event planning. She lives in Ashland with her husband, their two children, and their labradoodle. She is active in her church and in the local schools.
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Office Phone: 419-289-5145
Contact the following Writing Assistants for help:
I'm from Medina, OH. I'm a junior, planning to graduate in December 2020. I'm majoring in English with minors in creative writing and Spanish. I love all things Disney! My dogs are even named Lilo, Stitch, and Nani. In my free time I like to watch Netflix and read, especially short stories.
Hello, my name is Emily Beaver. I am a Senior at AU. I am working towards a double major in Creative Writing and English with minor in History. I am from Bryan, Ohio, home of the Etch-a-Sketch and Dum Dum suckers. I am a member of Sigma Tau Delta, and English Honorary Society. This is my third year working with the Writing Center. I enjoy writing, reading, and exploring.
Hi, I am Jaion D. Harris. I am from Maple Heights, Ohio. My majors are Creative Writing and English, and I am a Senior. I like to read, write, draw, and to try many different types of activities. I also like to play videogames and watch anime on my free time as well. I'm inspire to be an author after I graduate.
Hi! My name is Jason Berardo, and I am a senior majoring in Political Science and Political Economy. I am from Irwin, PA, which is outside of Pittsburgh (and consequently I am a huge fan of the Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins). I've spent the past two summers as an intern in Washington, DC.
I'm from Bryan, Ohio where Dum Dum suckers are made--and that's about all it has. I'm double majoring in English and Creative Writing with minors in religion, ethics, and math. I'm a senior, and I've loved my time at AU. I'm a member of Theta Phi Alpha, the President of Eagles for PRIDE, and a member of University Choir. I've been to three countries so far (Canada, Germany, and Ireland), but I'd love to visit more.
My name is Madeline Worcester, and I'm a sophomore majoring in Integrated Language Arts. I grew up roughly an hour from Ashland in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. In my free time, I love to read, draw, listen to music, and write anything from poetry to novels. On campus, I am also involved with organizations such as Newman Catholic Campus Ministries, Astronomy Club, and the Honors Program. I look forward to my first semester in the Writing Center!
I am from Ashland Ohio, and am majoring in religion with minors in social work, sociology, and history. I'm the youngest of five, and have a twin sister.
Yo, wassup, it's ya boi Mike reppin' Houston, TX. I'm a senior majoring in political science and philosophy with a minor in History. I love my dogs, my cat, my snake, writing songs, and reading books no one cares about. Oh, and I enjoy hot sauce on most things.
I am from Uhrichsville, Ohio. I am a senior this year double-majoring in English and Creative Writing with a minor in French. I enjoy writing, reading, and spending time with my husky, Bandit.
My name is Rhyan Opel, and I am a sophomore at AU majoring in Political Science and History. I am a member of the Ashbrook Scholars Program as well as the Honors Program. I enjoy exploring and adventuring, singing, writing, doing yoga, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family. On campus, I sing with the Ashland Area Chorus and am the historian for Phi Alpha Theta.
Hello, my name is Ryan Corkrean and I am a junior from Columbus, Ohio. I am a Marketing major with a minor in Management. I am looking to eventually get involved in the business world. I love athletics and play on the football team here at Ashland. I also enjoy snowboarding in the winter months. I look forward to meeting you.
Hi, my name is Sara Ludwig and I am a senior. I am an English and Creative Writing double major with a French and Business Administration double minor. I am an Ohio native and grew up in Strongsville, OH, which is less than an hour from AU. Currently I am in the AU Honors Program and this is my third year working in the Writing Studio. My passions include reading, singing and of course writing.
I’m from Ashland, Ohio. I plan to major in Early Childhood Education and English. I love reading, writing, and helping others. I love all things Disney and Harry Potter. My friends would describe me as kind, empathetic, intelligent, and friendly.
Hello! My name is Shelby Stoltz and I am an Integrated Language Arts Education major from the Ashland area. I am a member of the Honors Program and of the Commuter Eagles Club. I enjoy spending my free time with my husband and daughter, watching Dora the Explorer and chasing imaginary tigers around the house! I enjoy nonfiction writing, historical documentaries, and collecting old McGuffey's Readers. I look forward to working with you at the writing center!