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WSU’s literacy learning and teaching center

Washington State University Writing Program

The WSU Writing Program is nationally acclaimed and for more than twenty-five years has provided time-tested and innovative instructional theories and practices to teach, tutor, and assess writing.

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Writing Program Honors

WSU’s Writing Program is ranked among the top in the nation by the 2018 U.S. News & World Report “BestColleges” list.
WSU has been included on this list every year for well over a decade.


Over 25 years of Excellence serving
Washington State University

Writing Assessment Honors

2015-2016 Top Junior Writing Portfolio awardees
  • Alisha Balzaretti Education
  • Sree Panchagnula Psychology
  • Jaslyn Erickson Microbiology
  • Halle Weimar Neurology
  • Jesse Nelson Biology
  • Jennifer Glover Zoology
  • Ottara Pyne Philosophy
  • Pearl Kleppin English (Tri Cities)
  • Harmony Casey Psychology
  • Kevin Berry History (Tri Cities)
  • Taryn Harmon Nursing (Vancouver)
  • Emily Epker English
  • Daniel Lu Computer Science (Vancouver)
  • Jillian Scott Psychology

Writing Center Honors

2015-2016 University Recognition of Writing Center Consultants
  • Taylor Bereiter Ruth Slonim Poetry Prize from the Dept. of English
  • Floricel Gonzalez WSU Top Ten Senior from the WSU Alumni Association
  • Alistair Fortson Top Senior in History
  • Kyle Hansen Top Senior in Philosophy
  • Hailey Roemer Top Senior in Political Sciences
  • Sophia Stephens Top Senior in Comparative Ethnic Studies
  • Ruben Zecena Top Senior in Women’s Studies

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