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Congrats to MWP's Christa Fraser for her 2021 NSF Excellence Award for Service
Congratulations to Phillip Lovas
For the upcoming release of his new co-edited text, Standing at the Threshold: Working through Liminality in the Composition and Rhetoric TAship.
Congratulations to the 2021 Contest Winners!
Congratulations to Dr. Iris Ruiz!
For the recent recent release of her new co-written text Race, Rhetorics, and Research Methods.
MWP Events of AY2019-2020
40 Events and over 1,000 participants from on our campus and beyond.  THANKS to our organizers, presenters, and all our attendees!


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The Merritt Writing Program offers an array of courses in which students explore the art of critical thinking, craft their written expression, and address a variety of issues and audiences. Our students learn to use language actively, inventively, and responsibly by exchanging their work at all stages of their writing process while building cumulative portfolios. Our interdisciplinary approach to writing offers students the opportunity to reflect broadly on their college education as well as to consider a range of pre-professional and academic opportunities.  Learn more...



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May 21, 2021
Big MWP Congratulations to Phillip Lovas for the upcoming release of his co-edited book, STANDING AT THE THRESHOLD: WORKING THROUGH LIMINALITY IN THE COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC TASHIP.
May 4, 2021

We are happy to announce the winners for the 2021 Creative Writing Contest. First, a huge THANK YOU to everyone who entered. Your work was carefully read and considered by our judges, and...

April 19, 2021
Big MWP Congratulations to Dr. Iris D. Ruiz for the recent release of her co-written book RACE, RHETORIC, and RESEARCH METHODS.