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Thomas King comes to UIS!

A Creative Writing Workshop, attended by over sixty guests, w thomas king book signing at uis as held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2010, sponsored by UIS Capital Scholars Honors Program. the Poetry Collective, and the Center for Teaching and Learning.

Well known author, Thomas King, was the guest speaker.  He is the author of Medicine River; Green Grass, Running Water; Truth and Bright Water; and a collection of short stories, One Good Story, That One.

In 2003, he was the first Native North American to deliver Canada’s prestigious Massey Lectures, and The Truth About Stories won Canada’s highest literary honor, the Trillium Award, in the same year.  He is professor of English at the University of Guelph.

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Fall 2010 Midterm Help House

On Friday, October 8, 2010, the writing staff in the CTL conducted a an all-day walk-in writing service to students on the 2nd floor lobby of the University Hall Building. The event serviced approximately 50 students.

Fall 2010 Help House


Check out the CTL facebook page for photos and winners of the recent chilli cook-off & Halloween costume contest.! Absolutely one of the most popular events to attend on campus. Great food, fun & friendship!! Don’t miss the soup cook-off in February 2011!