Spring 2023 Workshops

Writing Center workshops are interactive and designed to teach effective approaches to the writing process. They’re open to all members of the Pitzer community interested in developing further as writers, teachers, or tutors of writing.

RSVPS are appreciated but not required.

To schedule a one-on-one consultation with a Writing Center Fellow, please use our online appointment system.

Scheduled Events

Coming soon!

Fall Events

Long Night Against Procrastination

Sunday, December 11th from 1pm-11pm

Gold Student Center Multi-Purpose Room

No appointment needed! Join us to work on your written assignments while Fellows are on standby to help you set and achieve your anti-procrastination goals. Stop by any time to ask a quick, 5-minute question, or meet with a Fellow for a full 50-minute session. All attendees are entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of many prizes: Moleskine journals, gel pens, stationary, Writing Center merch, and more!

Journal with us!

Friday, December 2nd from 10am-11am

Grove House Living Room

Take a well-deserved study break and join the Writing Center in the Grove House Living room for a fun and relaxing journaling exercise! We’ll have delicious snacks, journaling paper, and prompts for reflection. See you there!

Grad School Series: Application Support and Write-In

Tuesday, November 29th 11am-1pm

Broad Center 207

Come work on your graduate school applications! Career Services personnel and Writing Fellows are on standby to answer your questions and support you in the writing process. Free pizza provided!

Grad School Series: Personal Statement Workshop

Tuesday, November 8th 11am-1pm

The Writing Center Courtyard

Come work on your grad school application with support from Writing Center and Career Services staff!

Pitzer Open Mic Night

Friday, November 4th 8-11pm

The Grove House

Calling all Pitzer poets, singers, musicians, artists and students! Join us for an incredible evening with the city of Pomona’s Poet Laureate, David Judah 1, Masters of Ceremony, Treesje Powers Thomas, and DJ Ces One for an incredible night of art, poetry, music, and more.

Student performances are not required, but encouraged!

This event is hosted by Lion Like Mind State and sponsored by the Writing Center, Media Arts for Social Justice, and the Community Engagement Center.

Poetry & Pastries

Friday, October 28thth at 11am

The Writing Center Courtyard

Come explore poetry writing through reading books and magazines, and then use some prompts as a starting point for your own writing! All experience levels welcome. Free pastries will be available!

Writing in Solidarity

October 25th from 5:30-6:30pm

The Grove House Outdoor Classroom

Explore different methods of meaningful writing, from statements of solidarity, to social justice papers, to policy memos!

Writing Letters to Officials

October 21st from 11am-12pm

The Grove House Outdoor Classroom

Come get some Somecrust Bakery snacks and join us to learn about different ways to write to public officials, with an activity at the end to make change at Pitzer!

Cite Right with Kirsten Hansen

Thursday, October 6th 4pm

GSC Multipurpose Room

Boost your confidence in creating citations! Learn how to construct an APA citation, use Zotero to create citations, and more!

Round Table Discussion Workshop

Sunday, October 2nd 2-3pm

The Grove House

Come to the Grove House this Sunday and discuss strategies for effectively participating in class roundtable discussions while engaging respectfully and thoughtfully with your peers.

Grad School Series: Personal Statement Workshop

Tuesday, September 27th 11am-12pm

Broad Center 207

In collaboration with Career Services, join the Writing Center and learn how to tell your story to graduate schools. Attendees will learn how to break down the different elements of a successful personal statement, and how to weave personal anecdotes into your application materials to keep your readers hooked.

Pitzer Open Mic Night

Friday, September 16th 8-11pm

The Grove House

Calling all Pitzer poets, singers, musicians, artists and students! Join us for an incredible evening with the city of Pomona’s Poet Laureate, David Judah 1, Masters of Ceremony, Treesje Powers Thomas, and DJ Ces One for an incredible night of art, poetry, music, and more.

Student performances are not required, but encouraged!

This event is hosted by Lion Like Mind State and sponsored by the Writing Center, Media Arts for Social Justice, and the Community Engagement Center.

Grad School Series: Graduate Student Panel

Tuesday, September 13th 11am-12pm

Broad Center 207

Come join Pitzer Alumni who are currently in grad school to learn about their experience, the graduate school process and if it’s the next step for you! An advisor will also be present to answer any of your grad school questions.

Writing Center + CAPAS Open House

Wednesday, September 7th 3pm-5pm

Outside of the Writing Center and CAPAS Courtyard

Come meet the CAPAS Program Interns and Office Assistants, and the Writing Center Fellows while enjoying snacks, boba, succulent pot painting, karaoke, mindfulness boards, and more!