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Annual Don Rothman Endowed Award in First-Year Writing

Stevenson Fireside Lounge Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College, Santa Cruz, CA

Don Rothman began teaching undergraduate writing classes at UC Santa Cruz in 1973. After more than three decades of guiding teachers and teaching college students, the senior lecturer emeritus in writing--and recipient of the 2002 Distinguished Teaching Award from the UCSC Center for Teaching Excellence--has established an endowment to honor exceptional freshman students and their […]


Engaging and Including Student Veterans in the Classroom

Humanities 2, Room 359

Writing Program Pedagogy Workshop The number of student veterans is rapidly growing, with more than a million currently enrolled in US colleges. Many institutions support veterans by promoting access to student services but overlook what actually happens in the classroom. What do we need to know as instructors about student veterans' learning practices, literacies, and […]

Don Rothman Endowed Award in First-Year Writing Ceremony

Humanities 2, Room 259

Please join the Writing Program in celebrating UC Santa Cruz’s ninth annual Don Rothman Endowed Award in First-Year Writing ceremony. UCSC VPDUE Richard Hughey, Humanities Dean Tyler Stovall, Writing Program Chair Tonya Ritola, and Writing Program faculty members will be attending the ceremony along with this year’s six winners and their families. Please RSVP by completing […]