Janet Brown Scholarship Recipient: Amelia Vernon

Every year, the Writing Success Program and the Community Program’s Office awards student leaders who have encountered financial barriers, a scholarship in honor of our founding director, Janet E. Brown. We asked applicants for the story behind the most meaningful object in their lives. Read down before for this recipient’s story:   A flat. B. Or was it B flat? The notes all merged together … Continue reading Janet Brown Scholarship Recipient: Amelia Vernon

Janet Brown Memorial Scholarship 2018

$1000 Scholarship Rewarded to undergraduate students who demonstrate both a commitment to leadership/community involvement and financial need. Janet Brown and Her Legacy Janet Brown was the founding director of the Writing Success Program (WSP) and a valuable member of the Community Programs Office (CPO).  A well-read, unapologetically quirky, politically astute, and compassionate person, Janet was a mentor to students and staff alike.  Janet’s questions, guidance, … Continue reading Janet Brown Memorial Scholarship 2018

SRC Spotlight: RAIN!

In honor of Academic Success Week, the Campus Retention Committee (CRC) along with the Writing Success Program (WSP) are highlighting a different Student Retention Center (SRC) project every day of the week. An opportunity to preview and look at the retention work they provide. Today we are highlighting RAIN!. -What services does your project offer? RAIN! peer counseling provides students with support, tools, and resources … Continue reading SRC Spotlight: RAIN!

SRC Spotlight: ASP

In honor of Academic Success Week, the Campus Retention Committee (CRC) along with the Writing Success Program (WSP) are highlighting a different Student Retention Center (SRC) project every day of the week. An opportunity to preview and look at the retention work they provide. Today we are highlighting ASP. What services does your project offer? ASP offers one-on-one peer counseling sessions, a 2-unit internship course, … Continue reading SRC Spotlight: ASP

SRC Spotlight: SPEAR

In honor of Academic Success Week, the Campus Retention Committee (CRC) along with the Writing Success Program (WSP) are highlighting a different Student Retention Center (SRC) project every day of the week. An opportunity to preview and look at the retention work they provide. Today we are highlighting SPEAR. . What services does your project offer? Our project seeks to address retention issues through 1-on-1 peer … Continue reading SRC Spotlight: SPEAR

SRC Spotlight: SEA CLEAR

  In honor of Academic Success Week, the Campus Retention Committee (CRC) along with the Writing Success Program (WSP) are highlighting a different Student Retention Center (SRC) project every day of the week. An opportunity to preview and look at the retention work they provide. Today we are highlighting SEA CLEAR. What services does your project offer? SEA CLEAR has 5 components to provide a … Continue reading SRC Spotlight: SEA CLEAR

SRC Spotlight: The Math Success Program

In honor of Academic Success Week, the Campus Retention Committee (CRC) along with the Writing Success Program (WSP) are highlighting a different Student Retention Center (SRC) project every day of the week. An opportunity to preview and look at the retention work they provide. Today we are highlighting the Math Success Program.   -What services does your project offer? We offer free services that focus … Continue reading SRC Spotlight: The Math Success Program

SRC Spotlight: The Writing Success Program (WSP)

In honor of Academic Success Week, the Campus Retention Committee (CRC) along with the Writing Success Program (WSP) are highlighting a different Student Retention Center (SRC) project every day of the week. An opportunity to preview and look at the retention work they provide. Today we are highlighting the Writing Success Program. -What services does your project offer? We offer free one-on-one writing support for … Continue reading SRC Spotlight: The Writing Success Program (WSP)

“[Archive]”: Daily Tidbit: Weekly Poem

In honor of National Poetry Month, here is another one of my favorite poems by Sylvia Plath. Mad Girl’s Love Song “I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my lids and all is born again. (I think I made you up inside my head.)The stars go waltzing out in blue and red, And arbitrary blackness gallops in: I shut my … Continue reading “[Archive]”: Daily Tidbit: Weekly Poem

WSP Brings In Professionalism

The Writing Success Program is starting a brand new category on the topic of professionalism. This category is designed to help you find success in your professional lives. Blog posts in this category will consist of tips on professional writing, interviewing, applying to graduate and professional schools, and how to gain desirable skills and experiences to build your resume — all knowledge you need to … Continue reading WSP Brings In Professionalism

“kill! kill! kill!”

Around this time last year, I was going through the worst heartbreak of my life. I was in a one-sided relationship with someone I never should have developed feelings for. “It’s just sex,” he warned. Unsurprisingly, I didn’t listen. I fell for him and my feelings were not reciprocated. After this, he moved up north and the unhealthy one-sided relationship continued for months, but now … Continue reading “kill! kill! kill!”

WSP is Hiring for 2017-2018

Be a part of the longest running writing support service on the UCLA campus! If you’re interested in writing, education, leadership, and community building, join the WSP team! We help students develop their voice and become more confident with their academic, personal/creative, and professional writing. We also help our staff become great leaders through working with diverse communities. As a team, the WSP staff works to … Continue reading WSP is Hiring for 2017-2018