Writing - Academic Success Center

The Writers Corner staff firmly believe that good writing is an essential skill for being successful in college. Our main goal, therefore, is to help students become more confident and effective writers.

Whether drafting research papers, preparing marketing proposals, or working on writing projects for any class at Amarillo College, students will benefit from one-on-one tutoring sessions with knowledgeable and encouraging tutors.

Our tutors review assignment requirements, provide constructive feedback, and guide students through all phases of the writing process.

The Writing Center is open to all students, regardless of academic discipline and skill level. 


Location

Hours Fall 2022:
    Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
 

Ordway Hall, Room 104
(806) 345-5580

Services

*Appointments for online session 

Schedule Appointment


 Supervisor

Erin Martin 806-345-5202

 

Tutors

Joseph Holmes

Joseph Holmes has been a part of Writers Corner since its inception in 2010. He holds an MFA in Painting from Louisiana State University and enjoys working with students on projects in Arts and Humanities. In addition, Joseph is certified in Mental Health First Aid.

 

John Pascoe

John Pascoe holds a BA in English, with a minor in Japanese, from the University of North Texas. Before joining Writers Corner, John worked professionally as a technical writer. He is currently working on a detective novel and runs a weekly game of Dungeons and Dragons.

Stephanie Barclay

Stephanie Barclay is currently pursuing a BS in Environmental Science at West Texas A&M University. A non-traditional student herself, Stephanie specializes in helping adult students acclimate to college life. Her previous work experience as a Scribe for Disability Services has prepared her to be a compassionate and caring tutor. Stephanie is an avid fan of Robert Smith and the Wu-Tang Clan.

Sean McDonald

Sean McDonald is currently pursuing a BS in Chemistry at West Texas A&M University, though his interests are diverse. Sean has presented his research on Albert Camus The Myth of Sisyphus at the annual Southwest Pop Culture conference, and has traveled to France, Italy, and Japan. His poetry has been published in Freelancer and he has written articles for The Ranger.

 

Victoria Coleman

Victoria Coleman is currently pursuing an AS in Psychology and is Writers Corners resident expert on the APA format. She has a pet chicken, named Wasabi, and is an avid fan of Harry Styles.

Jaylynn Foreman

Jaylynn Foreman is currently pursuing an AA in Education, with an emphasis in English and Language Arts. She works part-time as a substitute teacher for AISD. Jaylynn is a Presidential Scholar at Amarillo College, and a member of Blue Blazers, Phi Theta Kappa, and Sigma Kappa Delta.