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In Memoriam: Marcia Curtis

November 02, 2023

Marcia Curtis, former Deputy and Director of the Writing Program, passed away on September 26, 2023...

Best Text Contest 2022 Winners

May 20, 2023

The UMass Writing Program is pleased to announce the winners of the Best Text Contest for 2022. The winning texts can be accessed in the UMass ScholarWorks Best Text Collection....

Best Text Contest for Englwrit 111 Renamed to Marcia Curtis Best Text Contest

April 20, 2023

The Writing Program is pleased to announce that the ENGLWRIT 111 Best Text Contest is now the Marcia Curtis Best Text Contest. Marcia Curtis served as a teacher and administrator in the Writing...

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Feb
28

Staff Meeting

Du Bois 1321
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm

Mar
06

Staff Meeting

Du Bois 1321
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm

Mar
13

Staff Meeting

Du Bois 1321
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm

Mar
27

Staff Meeting (all staff)

Du Bois 1321
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm

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40 Years of the UMass Writing Program

Since 1982, The UMass Amherst Writing Program has worked to empower student writers to examine the intersections of writing, language, and power and learn the rhetorical flexibility needed for their academic, professional, public, and personal lives.

Our new timeline shares images and events that give life to our program’s history.

View the timeline!