Writing and Reading

Writing and Reading Program

Develop Your Skills

The Writing and Reading Program at Western New England University is committed to the intellectual growth and development of all members of the academic community in the areas of writing and analytic reading. Stressing process pedagogy, the program promotes writing, reading, and critical thinking skills across the curriculum through a series of integrated support services that are available to all students and faculty:

  • Confidential and dependable writing support services offer one-on-one tutoring for all students.
  • Analytic reading support identifies reading strengths and weaknesses and offers placement in one-credit labs that promote strategies for improved reading skills.
  • Support for non-native speakers of English includes composition classes geared toward English language development as well as one-on-one tutoring with a bilingual specialist.
  • Faculty support across the disciplines emphasizes writing-to-learn and reading-to-learn strategies.
  • Assistive technologies provide alternative approaches to writing and reading and also acknowledge diverse learning styles.
  • The Writing Resource Center staff is available to help students with their writing concerns and to assist students with technology available in the center. The Writing Center facility is open 56 hours per week.

Contact Information

Monday–Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 5:00 to 11:00 p.m.

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