Students Learning 1986-present

Students Learning 1986-present

Christian Tatu, Coordinator of the College Writing Program, with Writing Associates Mildred Gonzalez ’11 and Hannah Finegold ’11

In the College Writing Program, trained student reviewers known as Writing Associates, or WAs, help their peers to write effectively. Each semester, 50 to 60 Writing Associates work with about 750 students across all academic disciplines.

For a PDF scan of the April 2003 issue of Writing Matters, the newsletter of the College Writing Program, click here. To read a PDF scan of the September 2011 guide for WAs about how to respond to student drafts, click here.

Bianca M. Falbo, Department of English, 1998-present, with Jaclyn Smith, Class of 2007. Falbo is the current Director of the College Writing Program.

Patricia A. Donahue, Department of English, 1985-present and former Director of the College Writing Program


Ross Gay, Class of 1996, was an English and honors art graduate, the George Wharton Pepper Prize winner, and a defensive end on Lafayette’s 1994 Patriot League championship team. He now teaches at Indiana University, Bloomington, and in the MFA in poetry program at Drew University. He is the author of Against Which (2006) and Bringing the Shovel Down (2011).



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