College Writing Skills Workshop

Deadline is October 18th!

Workshop Dates: Nov 8th & 9th

This workshop is designed for participants who want intensive training in essay and creative writing, have respect for the writing process, and understand how to manage their time and complete assignments both in and out of the classroom. Participants' ages 16-25 during the 2014-2015 academic year, who have the desire and maturity to receive constructive criticism about their work and give helpful feedback to others during the workshop are encouraged to apply. Each candidate for the workshop must register for the course and submit a Student Intentional Statement and Student Essay by October 18th in order to be considered for the class.

The class will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 8th and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, November 9th. The cost is $35.

To register, call 972-238-6146 or come by the Continuing Education office in Thunderduck Hall, T160 at 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, Texas 75243.

Required Documents

Once you have registered, you must submit a Student Intentional Statement and a Student Essay to Heather Lozano located in the Continuing Education office in Thunderduck Hall, T160 or via email:

Student Intentional Statement

In one or two pages describe 1) what you hope to attain during the workshop, and 2) an event that you feel has prepared you for this college preparatory writing workshop.

Student Essay
In one page, discuss a book and/or writer that you believe is most influential to your live. Write your name on each page. Pages submitted without a name will be discarded.

Benefits of these Workshops


A-WOW IGLI actively fosters an environment in which young ladies can discover and reveal their unique voice. Participants in A-WOW IGLI thrive as they explore the far edges of their capabilities as students, leaders, volunteers, friends, and citizens in an ever changing world. They are challenged and nurtured to become their best selves and to make meaningful contributions to their local communities.

Richland College

Richland helps students build their future through courses that can be applied to the first two years of a baccalaureate degree, one- or two-year certificates in a number of career fields, and training in the latest technology for students who want to advance in their current careers.


Heather Lozano
Assistant Dean of Continuing Education
Richland College, Dallas County Community College District