directions from hotel to conference location

take HWY 74 east (turn right onto the highway from the Hampton Inn) through Monroe for 9.2 miles

after entering the town of Wingate, take a left onto Wilson Street (at the campus entrance)

cross the railroad tracks and take a right at the stop sign

LaVerne Banquet Hall (conference location) is immediately on the right

parking is available on the east side of the LaVerne building

SWCA Mini-Regional Conference:

Call for Proposals Extended until January 4th!
Southeastern Writing Center Association is sponsoring mini-regional conferences in 2010; the theme is "Back to the Tutor." Each mini-conference will highlight the work and research of our tutors. This format will promote more local participation and networking and reduce travel costs in light of our current economic environment. Questions can be directed to Laura Bokus

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Base proposals on the conference theme: Back to the Tutor. Creativity and originality are encouraged!

The conference schedule will be manipulated as needed to accommodate creative proposals. Interactive workshops and hands-on presentations are requested!

Please limit proposals to 200 words. The deadline for proposals is midnight on January 4, 2010. Please send proposals with the subject line "SWCA: The Carolinas Proposal" via email to and attach a Word or rtf file version of the proposal that includes

phone number
email address
institutional affiliation
other participants' names
(and affiliations, if different)
proposal type (individual-30 minute, individual-1 hour, group-1 hour, roundtable-1 hour, workshop-1 hour, workshop-2 hours, other-please specify time needed)
proposal title
one sentence describing proposal
audio visual needs

proposal (200 words max.)

Anyone presenting or participating in a proposal session must register for the conference.