Hanson Center for Technical Communication

Our office is closed for the summer. We will re-open for tutoring on August 28th, 2017.

Scott Coffel, HCTC Director

Sarah Livesay, Assistant Director

All Dean Scholarship recipients must have their letters reviewed and approved by The Hanson Center by OCT. 31, 2016.
Click here to read instructions and view sample Thank You Letters.

Fall 2016 Statics Essay Award

Congratulations to Timothy Holmes for his outstanding essay; he received a certificate of merit from Dean Scranton for his analysis and insight on the topic "Failure is Always an Option." Click here to read Timothy's winning essay!

Do you have strong oral and written communication skills? Do you like helping your peers in small groups or one-on-one? If so, please apply to be a Peer Writing Consultant at the Hanson Center for Technical Communication.

Interested applicants should send an updated resume, brief cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, and an engineering writing sample (e.g. the Statics essay) to HCTC Director Scott Coffel at scott-coffel@uiowa.edu. Materials will be accepted until 5:00p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017. We will then contact qualified applicants for an interview.

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