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Mission Statement

The Writing Center at Roxbury Community College is committed to empowering students across all disciplines and levels of English classes to write essays and research papers whose form, grammar and expression reflect the standards of academic American English.  It encourages the acquisition of skills through process-based pedagogy.  The Writing Center values the voice and perspective of the unique cultures and ideologies of all students at the College and encourages writing that demonstrates independent and analytical thinking.

Semester Schedule

Opening hours:

Monday: 8:30am – 7:00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00am – 7:00pm
Friday: 8:30am – 4:00pm

Click here for Schedule of Labs Available to Students

Faculty

Prof. Judith Kahalas, Coordinator and English Faculty
Prof. Quentin James, Writing Center Associate
Prof. David Updike, English Faculty
Mr. Kurt Franck, English Tutor
Ms. Kate Phelps, Tutor
Prof. Hazel Bright, Tutor (Writing Center and TLC)
Prof. Beverly Simms, Tutor (Writing Center and TLC)
Prof. Burrell Clark, Tutor (Writing Center and TLC)

For additional information please contact Judith Kahalas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Quintin James at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or the Writing Center at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Policies

RCC Writing Center Policies

  • Show respect for people and property.
  • Maintain respect for the ecology and the budget – printing is limited to your Pharos account. (You will be charged by the Business Office after you have used up $20 in paper.)
  • Print sparingly from the internet: toner costs money!
  • Come prepared with a device (USB flash drive) to save and to open saved work.
  • Children are not allowed in the Writing Center.
  • Audio devices (IPods, MP3 players, etc.) must be accompanied by headphones, and volume is to be kept at a level that is not disruptive or audible to others in the Writing Center.
  • Loud talking and disruptive language is not permitted.  Keep discussion and voices at a low volume to maintain an environment conducive to studying.
  • No food or drink is allowed in the Writing Center.
  • Cell phone use is prohibited in the Writing Center.  When entering the Center, turn off all ringers on cell phones.