Wensberg Writing Center
Need writing assistance? You've come to the "write" place!
The Wensberg Writing Center (WWC) is a resource for all students, faculty, and staff of Franklin Pierce University, providing consultation on composing texts in multiple modes. The WWC is staffed by trained, experienced peer writing partners available to support clients of all abilities from any course at any stage in the process, from understanding (or crafting) instructions for a written or oral communication project, to producing a final draft. Open afternoons and evenings in The Fitzwater Tower, the WWC also provides peer partners for classroom workshops from across the curriculum.
Writing Center Services
Our tutors are here to help you with all of your composition needs, specializing in:
The Writing Process
- Assignment clarity
- Topic development
- Outline creation
- Drafting and revising
- APA style
- MLA style
- Chicago style
- MLA style
Various Types of Writing
- Research papers
- PowerPoint presentations
- Literature reviews
In the Writing Center and Beyond
Alongside our one-on-one appointments, here are some of the additional services we offer for in the center and the classroom.
- C.A.Re. Appointments: Continuous Academic Reinforcement
- English Conversation Group
Services For Professors
- Tutors-to-Go: Professors invite our tutors into their classrooms to help give their students more one-on-one assistance during class time.
- Teaching Assistants
- WID or WAC: Writing in the Disciplines or Writing in the Curriculum
Writing Center Resources
Please feel free to access our writing center handouts and resources, available in downloadable PDF format, for a variety of writing, revision, and grammar related topics:
- MLA Guidelines
- Sample MLA Formatted Paper
- APA Guidelines
- Sample APA Formatted Paper
- Chicago Manual of Style Guidelines
- Sample Chicago Formatted Paper
Grammar and Usage
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First Year Composition (FYC)
FYC Program Mission
Our mission is to offer Franklin Pierce students the necessary foundations for all their college courses and future professions. FYC provides students an opportunity to understand how to learn to read a variety of texts as well as how to compose, write, and speak in any context and in a variety of modalities for many different audiences.
GLE 110 FYC I
"How well does the writing respond to the needs of an audience?" First Year Composition I is the first in a series of two courses for those who must excel in reading and writing at the college-level. Students will learn to attend to the context and purpose for the writing and select credible, relevant sources to develop ideas as well as refine the ability to analyze and comprehend texts.