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WPA-GO Social @ CWPA 2017

The Council of Writing Program Administrators Graduate Organization (WPA-GO) cordially invites all graduate students and faculty to join us for our annual CWPA social!

A limited number of drink tickets will be available. Please feel free to invite colleagues you know will be in Knoxville!

Clancy’s Tavern (602 S. Gay St.) is located about two blocks from the Hilton Knoxville. We look forward to seeing you there!

Sign Up for WPA-GO Research and Writing Group Sessions @ CWPA!

Sign up for our fourth annual Research and Writing Group (RWG) sessions! The RWG @ CWPA will take place on Thursday, July 20th, from 2pm-4pm at the 2017 CWPA Conference in Knoxville, TN. Registration will remain open until next Saturday, July 1st. This event will kick off the WPA-GO Scholars Maker Space and WPA-GO Town Hall!

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WPA-GO 2017 Graduate Committee Election

If you're a member of WPA-GO, please vote in the WPA-GO Graduate Committee election! You can find the ballot, candidates' bios, and their application responses here: http://bit.ly/wpagoelections2017.

Voting will close on March 10th. Please spread the word!

WPA-GO Master's Student Representative: Call for Applications

We invite applications for the position of Master’s Student Representative in the Writing Program Administrators Graduate Organization (WPA-GO) for the 2016-17 academic year (minimum). Position will become effective July 2016. The Master’s Rep position is an ex-officio position on the Graduate Committee.

Sign Up as a Mentor or Mentee for Mentoring @ Cs!

As an encore performance, the CCCC Committee on the Status of Graduate Students (SOGS) and WPA-GO are co-sponsoring Mentoring @ Cs (M@Cs) in Houston, Texas! We welcome mentees and mentors with a wide range of interests within rhetoric and composition. Mentors and mentees will meet at the conference to chat over free food and drinks (at an evening social and/or a light breakfast) and/or attend a session of mutual interest.

WPA-GO 2016 Graduate Committee Election

In July 2016, the Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA) Graduate Committee (GC) will say goodbye to members Logan Bearden (Florida State University), Christina LaVecchia (University of Cincinnati), and current Chair, Kat Daily O'Meara (Arizona State University).

WPA GO 2016 Graduate Committee Nominations (due Thursday 12/10)

On behalf of the WPA-GO Graduate Committee (GC) and the Elections subcommittee, we invite you and/or your graduate student colleagues to consider a nomination for the 2016 GC elections.   Please find attached below is the Call For Nominations letter and the Nomination Form, which include all of the instructions for nominating.   

Sign Up for Breakfast Buddies at CWPA 2015 in Boise!

WPA-GO and the CWPA Mentoring Project are excited to again sponsor a "Breakfast Buddy" Mentoring Event at this year's CWPA summer conference in Boise, Idaho! Graduate students, new faculty or staff, or first-time conference attendees who sign-up for this event will be matched with a mentor “breakfast buddy” from another institution.

Then paired buddies will meet and chat together during one of the WPA communal breakfasts on Friday, July 18, 2015—our way of encouraging light-hearted, cross-institutional mentoring.

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