June 10, 2023

UMW Writing Center Receives Awards

Gwendolyn Hale

Gwendolyn Hale

Gwendolyn Hale, Writing Center Director and Writing Program Director, and junior Ethan Bottone received the Southeastern Writing Center Association’s Christine Cozzens Research Grant and Initiative Award. They received the award for their project “Virginia is for Writers,” which is designed to begin multiple high school-university writing center collaborations throughout the state. Bottone is a geography and biology double major and a peer tutor at the Writing Center at the Fredericksburg campus.

Jennifer Henderson, a 1994 UMW alumna and a professional tutor in the Writing Center at the Stafford campus, is the recipient of the 2013 SWCA Professional Tutor Award.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.


  1. Warren Rochelle says

    Great news and congratulations, Gwen and Ethan! A job well done!