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In 2020, the DSC Writing Center hosted the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) for two virtual conferences - SWCA of Florida Directors' Day Out on June 26, 2020 and SWCA Tutor Collaboration Day 2020 on November 13, 2020.


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At the end of June 2020, the Daytona State College Writing Center hosted SWCA of Florida Directors' Day Out, which was titled The 'New' New Normal.

Among the presentations were:

"Surveying One Writing Center’s Response to a Surge in Asynchronous Support: Tutor and Student Perspectives" presented by Laura Henning

"Social Media: How We Market and Connect with Students" presented by Ariana Porter

"We Have Lift Off! Starting a Blog in the Middle of a Pandemic" presented by Farnaz Didar and Billie Jo Dunaway.




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In November 2020, the Daytona State College Writing Center hosted SWCA Tutor Collaboration Day 2020, titled The Challenge of Change.

Among the presentations were:

"The Struggles of International Students" presented by Synthia Salam
"Cultivating Resilience: How Resilience Plays a Key Role in the Work We Do at the Writing Center" presented by Rachel Neubauer
"Emotional Labor in the Writing Center" by Ariana Porter
"Equitable Access to Essential Educational Services During the Pandemic" presented by Robin Clark
"Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in an Academic Setting" presented by Jamie Montgomery and Jerithza Quinteros Perez.



Event Highlights

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