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Resources for Writers

Resources for Writers


Fall 2021 Writing Workshops

Our Writing Workshops are open to all CHC students. Unable to attend a workshop, but want to know more about the topic? We’ll post a video mini-lesson on our social media after each workshop runs.
  • · THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2:00 PM to 2:50 PM
    Decoding Assignments
    This interactive workshop shares tips and strategies for understanding assignment requirements. We’ll practice techniques that successful writers use to decode faculty expectations, identify assignment requirements, and prioritize assignment tasks.
  • · TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2:00 PM to 2:50 PM
    Crafting Effective Academic Arguments
    This interactive workshop highlights strategies for building an academic argument, including drafting an effective thesis and supporting your argument through claims, reasons, and evidence.
  • · THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    Strategies for Revising and Proofreading
    In this interactive workshop, we’ll learn revision techniques that help you “re-see” your paper so you can identify sentences, paragraphs, and ideas that need expanding, cutting, or reorganizing. We’ll also practice some strategies for proofreading sentences to find unclear sentences, grammar errors, and typos.
  • · TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2:00 PM to 2:50 PM
    Reading Critically So You Can Write Effectively
    This interactive workshop focuses on critical reading skills that will help you pull key points from your sources so you can build effective arguments. We’ll talk about “reading for the conversation” and practice some techniques for putting yourself into that conversation through your writing.
  • · THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 3:00 PM to 3:45 Incorporating Sources Appropriately and Effectively
In this interactive workshop, we’ll discuss strategies for avoiding plagiarism and practice techniques for weaving your source material into your argument.

On Campus Resources

Our library of writing resources is available during open hours. Stop by to review our handouts on grammar, tips for writing various types of papers, graphic organizers, resources on research documentation (APA, MLA, Chicago), and more.

Online Resources

Chestnut Hill College
Purdue University
Indiana University Bloomington
Georgetown University Library


Contact Us with Questions or Requests:

Jamie Lynn Longo, Ph.D.

Director of the Writing Center

SJH 333  


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