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Workshops & Events

The NSU Write from the Start Writing and Communication Center provides NSU students with a variety of opportunities to learn about specialized writing topics and improve their writing.

  • Writing Center Orientations
  • Kind-of-Long-Night Against Procrastination

The WCC offers a series of workshops and events designed to meet the specific needs of graduate and professional students. Check the list or calendar below for times and descriptions:

Can't make it in person? All workshops can be attended in-person, but workshops below marked with a GoToTraining registration link can also be attended virtually. If you want to attend online, simply click the GoToTraining link below next to the workshop you wish to attend virtually and enter your information.


Winter 2018 Graduate and Professional Student Workshops

  • Editing and Proofreading
    Learn practical skills for ensuring your writing is clear & error free. | Kevin Dvorak, Ph.D.
    • Tuesday, January 30, 12-1 p.m., Alvin Sherman Library, Lab A
    • Tuesday, March 27, 12-1 p.m., Alvin Sherman Library, Lab A | GoToTraining Registration

  • Emails
    Learn tips for writing professional e-mails. | Shanti Bruce, Ph.D.
  • Peer Editing 
    Improve your feedback style & learn how to collaborate with others on your writing. | Janine Morris, Ph.D.
    • Thursday, February 15, 5-6 p.m., Alvin Sherman Library, Lab A
    • Wednesday, April 4, 12-1 p.m., Alvin Sherman Library, Lab A | GoToTraining Registration

  • Reflective Writing
    Enhance your professional development through reflective and reflexive writing. | Molly Scanlon, Ph.D
    • Monday, February 19, 5-6 p.m., Alvin Sherman Library, Lab A
    • Monday, April 16, 12-1 p.m., Alvin Sherman Library, EC 1054 | GoToTraining Registration

  • Effective Poster Presentations 
    Improve your poster presentation delivery in this interactive workshop. | Eric Mason, Ph.D.
  • Perfecting the Writing Process
    Come find out how to make the most of the time you set aside to write and research.
    | Kevin Dvorak, Ph.D.
  •  Digital Portfolios (Putting Your Best Foot Forward Online)
    Learn how to create an online portfolio that you can use to market yourself when seeking jobs and internships. | Whitney Lehmann, Ph.D.
    • Wednesday, March 14, 5-6 p.m., Alvin Sherman Library, EC 1054


  • Dissertation Boot Camps
  • Discipline- and Profession-Specific Writing Retreats

Graduate Student Workshop Calendar

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