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CWPA Network Breakfast Table Topics!

Thanks to everyone who submitted input for topics at the WPA 2010 Network Breakfast. Based on your input, we've created the following table topics. WPAmbassadors will be on hand at the Seelbach to guide breakfast eaters to tables. Arrive early for your first choice!

Table 1: Writing Program Administration in the Two-Year College * Jeff Klausman and Eileen Ferretti


Assistant Professor, Oral and Written Communication

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences ( is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position of communication to commence in August 2010.  Responsibilities include overseeing the Writing/Oral Communication Skills Center, development of communication skills throughout the College’s curricula, teaching in introductory communications courses, and offering electives in an area of interest.  The successful candidate will also be expected to develop an active research program and provide servic


National Day on Writing Local Pages!

Here's the beginning of a list, compiled from posts to wpa-l, of local National Day on Writing web sites, activities, news stories, etc. Add to it by "commenting" on the entry!

Piece in the Denver Post by Doug Hesse



Colorado Governor Ritter's proclamation designating 10/20 as the Colorado Day on Writing



WPA 2010 - Preliminary information and more coming soon!

WPA 2010: Conversations Toward Action: Very preliminary information (full site coming 2/2010)

WPA 2010 will take place in Philadelphia, PA. The conference web site, which will include:

  • the call for proposals
  • conference registration costs
  • additional information

will be ready by February, 2010.


CWPA panels and the annual CWPA party (good company and complimentary food with a cash bar) at MLA!

RSVPs for the WPA@MLA party were due by 12/13. You're still welcome to attend; however, we'll order enough food for the number of guests who RSVP'ed by 12/13.

CWPA will host two sessions (December 29 and December 30) with the annual WPA@MLA party falling in between, the evening of December 29. Details are below.

Tuesday, December 29, 3:30-4:45pm, 411-412 Philadelphia Marriott

Panel 1: "WPA Work in Community College Contexts"