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The Howe Center for Writing Excellence (HCWE) was founded in 1996 with the generous support of Roger and Joyce Howe ('57). Our mission is to help Miami students develop as effective writers in college and prepare them to excel as clear, concise, and persuasive writers wherever life takes them. We pursue this mission through two main initiatives. Howe Writing Across the Curriculum (HWAC) carries out research-based development programs for faculty and graduate students who teach writing in their disciplines. The Howe Writing Center (HWC) hosts a team of student consultants who give helpful feedback on writing to their peers. 

The HCWE is directed by Dr. Elizabeth Wardle. Our staff includes Dr. Ann Updike (Associate Director, HCWE), Dr. Lizzie Hutton (Director, HWC), Kate Francis (Manager, HWC), Loretta Parker (Administrative Assistant, HCWE), and a small team of Graduate Assistant Directors.

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