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About Our Writing Lab Coordinators

Writing Lab Coordinators organize many of the activities and service areas of the Writing Lab. The following is a list of all coordinator positions.

Business Writing Coordinator

The Business Writing Coordinator teaches the Business Writing Consultant training practicum for potential consultants and advises current Business Writing Consultants on tutoring practice and workshop development. Feel free to contact this coordinator to provide feedback on Business Writing resources and services. For more information, contact Business Writing Coordinator Beth Towle.

ENGL 106/Writing Lab Liaison

The English 106/Writing Lab Liaison fosters the ongoing relationship between the Introductory Composition Program at Purdue (ICaP) and serves as a member of the Introductory Writing Committee. If you are an instructor and would like more information regarding the Writing Lab and its services, or if you are interested in collaborating with a writing consultant in the Lab, please contact ENGL 106/Writing Lab Liaison Carrie Kancilia.

ESL Coordinator

The ESL Coordinator updates and maintains ESL resource pages on the OWL and the in-lab library of ESL reference and self-study materials, guest lectures in training classes for writing consultants, responds to inquiries about ESL writing issues, and schedules and coordinates ESL conversation groups hosted by the Writing Lab. If you have any questions about the ESL services offered by the Writing Lab, please contact ESL Coordinator Vicki Kennell.

OWL Coordinator

The OWL Coordinator manages the content development of the OWL, handles requests for copyrights and other OWL-related questions, and works with other Writing Lab coordinators on OWL-related projects. Feel free to contact OWL Coordinator, Joseph Forte, with OWL feedback, suggestions, and requests for usage.

OWL Technical Coordinator / Webmaster

The OWL Technical Coordinator is also known as the OWL Webmaster. This person works on the site design, coding, and usability features and performs upgrades and maintenance on our OWL server. Contact OWL Webmaster, Tony Bushner, for technical feedback or site-related usability issues.

Workshop Coordinator

The workshop and writing across the curriculum coordinator consults instructors across campus on writing instruction and organizes and staffs in-lab and in-class workshops. The in-lab workshops deal with popular writing concerns, like documenting sources and writing resumes and cover letters. Writing Lab consultants may also be available to facilitate an interactive workshop for a class or group on the Purdue West Lafayette campus on a case-by-case basis. The workshop coordinator will evaluate all requests and work with you to decide on next steps that meet your students' needs. Please contact Associate Director Tammy Conard-Salvo if you are interested in incorporating writing into your course or would like to request a workshop.

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Tutoring Schedule & Locations

Visit us in Heavilon Hall 226, Purdue University, West Lafayette campus.

Schedule a tutoring appointment at any location with our online scheduler.

Phone: 765-494-3723

Fall 2018 Hours
Heavilon 226
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM


Satellite Locations and Hours

Fall 2018

HSSE Library - Collaborative Study Center (CSC)*
Monday: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Asian American and Asian Resource and Culture Center (AACC)*
Tuesday: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Mechanical Engineering (ME)*
Wednesday: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Appointments required at all locations.

*Same-day appointments only. Spaces released at 5:00PM each day.