Patrick Johnson Joins Center as Assistant Director

Date: February 8, 2011

The Fred Meijer Center for Writing & Michigan Authors has hired Patrick Johnson as full- time assistant director to begin on July 1, 2010.

Pat brings with him much experience he gained working in a nationally-recognized writing program at Washington State University. He has been a tutor, an English instructor, and a Writing Center Administrator and said, “I hope to apply my skills from all three to my new position.”

He also has extensive experience with on-line tutoring and has been the e-Tutoring coordinator for the past four years at Washington State.

From his brief visit to Grand Vally in the fall, Patrick was encouraged by the university's support of the writing center. He said, “I was amazed at the level of validation the program has within the school, and I am excited to enter that kind of supportive culture.”

To read more about Pat, see this article published by The Lanthorn.

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