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Howe Center for Writing Excellence

The Howe Center for Writing Excellence is a team of faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students from a variety of disciplines who are committed to supporting the learning and teaching of writing at Miami University, and nationwide.  We rely on research- and evidence-based principles to support writing, and we recognize that collaborating and innovating with interdisciplinary stakeholders across the university is essential to helping Miami students learn to write.

Two Programs

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The Howe Writing Center supports all Miami writers—students and faculty—with any writing they are doing and at any point in their process. Programming is run by HWC director, staff, Graduate Assistant Directors, and expertly trained undergraduate and graduate student writing consultants.

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HWAC Workshop


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The Howe Writing Across the Curriculum Program provides innovative support for teaching so that faculty and graduate teaching assistants can effectively include writing in their courses and programs. 

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This is Howe We Do It

This is Howe We Do It is a podcast from the Howe Center for Writing Excellence at Miami University of Ohio where teachers and students talk about writing and teaching writing. The podcast is hosted by Rena Perez, and produced by Will Chesher and Rena Perez.

Our podcast is available on Apple PodcastsSpotify, or use our RSS Feed to subscribe using your platform of choice. Or listen below!

HCWE Overview

Miami Writing Institute

Rethink what it means to be a good writer with this thought-provoking course created by Miami's nationally known Howe Center for Writing Excellence (HCWE) and offered through Miami Professional Education.

One look through this window, and you'll see writing in a whole new light.

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Howe Center for Writing Excellence

The mission of the HCWE is to ensure that Miami supports its students in developing as effective writers in college, and fully prepares all of its graduates to excel as clear, concise, and persuasive writers in their careers, communities, and personal lives.

2022 Writing Program Certificate of Excellence


2022 Exemplary Enduring WAC Program

2022 Exemplary Enduring WAC Program Award