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The Writing Center @ Malone


All Malone students are encouraged to use The Writing Center @ Malone, located in the Bailey Room on the main floor of the Cattell Library. Thirty- and 60-minute appointments are available for as many times as necessary to brainstorm, draft, revise, and edit any writing assignment for any class. Trained tutors will provide assistance to any student who visits the center.

For an appointment, log in to our online scheduling system (during Fall and Spring semesters), establish an account, and follow the directions there to reserve time with a tutor. If you have any problems, please call 330-471-8327 for help.

The Writing Center @ Malone welcomes feedback about your tutoring experience. Users of the center are asked to complete this short survey. The information you provide helps us to assess our tutoring practices and improve our performance.


Writing Workshops (Fall 2013)

The Writing Center @ Malone is pleased to announce a series of three writing workshops to be conducted in October and November. Students interested in attending one or more of the workshops should RSVP by emailing WC Workshop RSVP.

"The Basics of Using APA Style." Tuesday, October 22, @ 4 p.m., in Technical Learning Center (TLC, Founder's Hall 39). Facilitated by Joanne Lehman, Faculty Tutor.

"Top 10 Student Writing Errors." Wednesday, November 20,@ 7 p.m in MH 203. Facilitated by Allison Hammerle and Blaire Thompson, Peer Tutors.


Center Hours

Monday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. , 7-9 p.m.

Tuesday 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m.

Wednesday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m.

Thursday 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m.

Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


Faculty Tutor Bios



Tutor PicI am an adjunct professor here at Malone where I earned a
degree in Communication Arts and now teach ENG 145 and Eng 200.  I began teaching in 2009 after earning a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at nearby Ashland University. In the past I've worked as a
journalist, an editor, and a community relations specialist. Through the years, I've published two books and two poetry chapbooks. I enjoy talking about writing of all kinds and helping students with both formal papers and creative work. I can help students with all facets of the writing process from brainstorming to documentation using APA or MLA. I have many writing projects of my own in various stages of completion. I also enjoy cycling on rail trails, cooking and preserving food, and thrift store shopping.


Peer Tutor Bios



Tutor Pic Hi! I'm Allison. I'm majoring in English with a Communication Arts minor. Some fun facts: I spent my summer running a horseback riding program for a YMCA camp, and I love dill pickles. Here are the courses I have taken: GEN100 (Everett), HISTBIBL121 (Sloan), PSYC121 (Moroney), THEO211 (Hollon), PHIL100 (Floyd), COMM110 (Russell), MATH140 (Glasgow), ENG200 (Jensen), ENG314 (Estes), ENG206 (Jensen), ENG230 (Brownlee), ENG381 (Parsons), SPCH220 (Lawson), JOUR220 (Dixon). However, I'd love to help out with any course if you need it!



Tutor Pic Hi there, I'm a Creative Writing major with a strong background in Biology. I volunteer as a junior high small group leader and love coffee. I was a Zoo Biology major for half of my college career and have taken Gen Chem 1 (Goff), Invertebrate and Vertebrate Zoology and other general Biology courses. I have also taken Old Testament (Dickerhoof), New Testament (Melvin), English Composition (Summers), Literature in Society (Derksen), World Literature (Jensen), Intro to Creative Writing (Estes), Intro to Psychology (Gregory), Statistics (Koshmider), Intro to Philosophy (Whittington), and Communication Skills (Calhoun). But I am always excited to provide feedback, regardless of the course.


Tutor Pic Hi, I am a junior creative writing major in my second year working at the Writing Center. I have taken GEN 100 (Everett), ENG 145 (Chambers), ENG 200 (Jensen), ENG 206 (Jensen), ENG 230 (Brownlee), ENG 231 (Estes), ENG 240 (Pahlau), ENG 332 (Stanfill), ENG 365 (Jensen), and several other writing-intensive non-English classes.


Tutor Pic My name is Brooke, and I am a senior majoring in Business Administration. I also have an Art minor, and I am currently pursuing a Communications minor. This will be my third year tutoring at the Writing Center, and it is something I truly enjoy. Some of the classes from the Language & Literature Department as well as other writing-intensive classes I have taken include the following: ENG 145 (Summers), ENG 200 (Chambers), PSYC 121 (Entwistle), THEO 211 (Colledge), SOSC 211 (Gold), BUS 302 (Boring), BUS 342 (Ramsaroop), BUS 311 (Lamb), BUS 330 (Ophardt), BUS 361 (Ramsaroop), BUS 423 (Kratzer). I am well-experienced with both MLA and APA formats.


Tutor Pic Hi! I graduated from Malone College in 2006 with a degree in Bible and Theology. I came back to Malone to obtain my teaching license through Malone’s MT3 program. This is my first year tutoring in the Writing Center. I have taken many writing-heavy courses including Essay Writing (Parsons), Linguistics (Parsons), Style and Usage (Chambers), British Literature (Pahlau), Teaching Grammar and Composition (Parsons), and American Literature (Brownlee). I look forward to meeting with you and helping you in any way I can.


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Hi there! My name is Jasmine, and I am Junior Communication Arts major with a concentration in film. This is my second year working in the writing center, and I have taken classes ENG 145: Enriched English Comp (Greg Summers), ENG 200: Literature in Society (Cindy Ries), ENG 231: Intro to Creative Writing (John Estes), and JOUR 220: Contexts of Journalism (David Dixon). Hopefully, my completing these courses will allow me to assist you in any of your writing center needs! Please don't be afraid to ask me questions or to challenge what I may be telling you. (Sometimes I actually do make mistakes!) I usually take advantage of full appointment time, but if we happen to finish early, we can discuss all of my favorite things such as food, movies, Robert Downey Jr, 90's television, and Doctor Who.


Tutor Pic Yo yo yo. I'm a senior, and I'm majoring in Accounting and Business Administration. This will be my third year tutoring in the Writing Center. The only English courses I've taken here at Malone are ENG 145 and ENG 200 (Both with Summers), though I have taken some other writing-intensive courses. Some things I enjoy are soccer, tennis, long boarding, music, fashion, computers, art, playing the stock market, and reading.


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I am a junior majoring in Creative Writing. This is my first year tutoring for the Writing Center. While at Malone, I have taken several English courses, some of which include ENG 240 (Pahlau), ENG 230 (Brownlee), ENG 332 (Estes/Stanfill), and ENG 396 (Estes). I am currently taking ENG 311 (Parsons), ENG 360 (Brownlee), and ENG 460 (Estes).





Tutor Pic Hi! I'm a junior and a psychology major, and this is my 2nd year tutoring at the writing center. I've taken enriched ENG 145 (Summers), ENG 200 (Torma), and this year I'll be in PSYC 272 (Seifert) learning about APA.








Tutor Pic Hi, I'm a senior pre-med biology major here at Malone. But don't panic! I've taken my fair share of English/writing classes, so in addition to being something of an expert on frog dissection, I'm usually pretty helpful with the whole paper-writing process as well. This will be my second year tutoring in the Writing Center, and I can honestly say that I am thrilled to be back. Some of the relevant classes I've taken include ENG 145: English Composition (Summers), ENG 311: Essay Writing (Parsons), ENG 390: African-American Literature and Culture (Ries) and ENG 322: World Literature (Jensen). When I'm not busy pulling my hair out over medical school applications, I enjoy playing tennis, riding my horse, reading, and sleeping. So come see me in the Writing Center! We'll have a good time, and I'll do what I can to help make your paper as good as it can be.


Tutor Pic Hi, Lindsay Lehman here. I am a junior Early Childhood Education and Intervention Specialist double major. This is my first year tutoring in the writing center; however, I have done a lot of informal tutoring in the past. I have taken ENG 145 (Summers), post-secondary courses in writing during high school, and am familiar with APA formatting. I absolutely love my education courses, and I enjoy working with kids, spending quality time with people, keeping active, and being crafty! I am so excited to work with you all—see you soon!



Tutor Pic Hi. I am Sophomore majoring in Zoo and Wildlife Biology. I am a sophomore, and this is my first year of tutoring. Interesting facts: I enjoy reading, crafting, and photography. I have two younger brothers and attached earlobes. I listen to Disney soundtracks and musicals, especially while perusing Pinterest. My dream job would to be a nature photographer for National Geographic. Relevant classes with a heavy writing emphasis I have taken include ENG 145 (Summers), PHIL 100 (honors) (Floyd), ENG 200 (honors) (Jensen), and COMM 110 (Moyer).


Tutor Pic Hey, my name is Taylor Wilhelm. I am a junior, and this is my second year working in the Writing Center. I am working on a double major in both Accounting and Business Administration. I am also a member of the football team, where I play linebacker. Some of the courses I have taken include English Composition (Summers), Literature in Society (Perezie), World History II: Modern World (Miller), Communication Skills (Russell), Management Principals (Ramsaroop), Business Law (Boring), Intro to Philosophy (Plugg), and Intro to Theology (Kimberly). When I have some free time, I enjoy hanging out with my friends, playing XBox, playing ping-pong, drawing, watching Duck Dynasty, and making Vines.