Named after its first recipient and given at every other IWCA conference, the Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award recognizes outstanding service that has benefited the international writing center community in significant and broad-based ways. All nominations should be submitted electronically to Leigh Ryan, chair of the IWCA Muriel Harris Outstanding Service Award Committee, at

Nominations should include the following materials:

  1. A letter of nomination that includes the name and institution of the nominee, your personal knowledge of or experience with the nominee’s service contributions to the writing center community, and your name, institutional affiliation and email address.
  2. Detailed support documents (maximum of 5 pages). These may include excerpts from a curriculum vitae, workshop or published material, stories or anecdotes, or original work by the nominee
  3. Other letters of support (optional but limited to 2)

All materials must be received by Leigh Ryan by June 30, 2014. The winner will be announced at the IWCA/NCPTW Conference in Orlando, FL, Oct. 30- Nov. 1, 2014.

Submit to the inaugural SCWCA Newsletter!

The SCWCA is pleased to announce that it is accepting proposals for publication in its first issue. Editor Alanna Bitzel (The University of Texas at Austin) has put out a call for proposals. The theme—Partcipate!—echoes the 2014 conference.

Proposal are due June 15, 2014.

For more information, see SCWCA Newsletter CFP.