Office of Academic Support Services and the Tiger Academic Support Centers

Mastery in Written and Oral Communication

VISION STATEMENT

The Benedict College Writing Center is devoted to enhancing student written and oral performances toward their optimal academic and nonacademic success. Thus, we provide individualized assessments and consultations to promote mastery of Standard American English (SAE) across all interdisciplinary programs of study via thoughtful and constructive scholarly discourse. Furthermore, the reading and writing processes become venues for students to transform their lives and the global community. By developing their voices and talents as "powers for good in society" beyond the twenty-first century, BC Tigers excel in every life domain. Reading comprehension, writing acumen, listening skills, and critical thinking development are benchmarks that guide every assessment and consultation beyond the Benedict College experience.


On behalf of the Office of Academic Support Services and the Tiger Academic Support Centers, the Benedict College Writing Center welcomes all faculty, staff, and students.

The Writing Center faculty and support staff can be contacted at (803) 705-5020.

STAFF

Professor Catherine Smalls, Coordinator
Jennifer Logan, Learning Specialist

Location: BC CARES / LRC 112 (below the Library)

The BC Writing Center offers specialized assistance in ESL -- Speech and Written Skills Development, Writing Process and Development, Editorial Assistance, Documentation and Citation Procedures, Senior Dissertation, Oral Presentations, and Graduate Applications and Resumes. Additionally, academic excellence through written and oral communication is promoted by utilizing tutorials, practice skills assessment, feedback, and ongoing supportive services to ensure mastery of necessary fundamental core concepts toward actualizing the unique abilities among BC Tigers as "powers for good in society."

Ideally, the BC Writing Center will increase student proficiency in reading, writing, and critical thinking as future leaders within today's prolific world market, which is adeptly represented by Benedict College's featured interdisciplinary programs of study.

HOURS OF OPERATION
Mondays - Fridays
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

After Hours Schedule:
Tuesday & Thursday evenings
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Appointments are available.
All walk-ins are welcomed!

Additional Service Provisions:
Learning Modules and Resources & Presentation and Workshop Schedule for the current academic year available via E360.

Perspectives on the Power of Words:

"Look at what's happening in this world. Every day there's something exciting or disturbing to write about. With all that's going on, how could I stop?"

Gwendolyn Brooks — Author & Poet, the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1950.

"Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose. It is seeking that he who wishes may know the cosmic secrets of the world and they that dwell therein."

Zora Neal Hurston— American folklorist and writer associated with the Harlem Renaissance.

Realizing the Transformative Powers of Effective Learning Communities, Power Up and Use Your Resources, BC Tigers!

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