Presentation: Tobi Jacobi

Tobi Jacobi gave a presentation on developing self-care strategies for volunteers working in jail/prison writing programs at recent workshop on “Innovations in Prison” sponsored by UCLA and the UK Economic and Social Research Council.


Presentation: Elise Yenne

Elise Yenne (Community Literacy Center intern) won 1st place for her service-learning poster presentation for the 2014 CSU CURC competition.  She highlighted her work as an intern and writing workshop facilitator with the Larimer County Detention Center men’s writing group.

Book Review and Reading: Todd Mitchell

Todd Mitchell’s book, Backwards, was reviewed last Sunday in The Denver Post. If you’re curious, you can read the review here:

Todd gave a short reading and talk on Backwards Saturday, November 9th at Old Firehouse Bookstore in Old Town Fort Collins.

News: Mike Palmquist

Mike Palmquist’s article, “What We Really Value: Redefining Scholarly Engagement in Tenure and Promotion Protocols,” which he co-authored with Michael Day, Susan Delagrange, Michael Pemberton, and Janice Walker, appears in the most recent edition of College Composition and Communication.

Mike’s work with the WAC Clearinghouse (now in its seventeenth year of operation and home to more than 50 scholarly books and six academic journals) was recently profiled in Inside Higher Education by blogger and librarian Barbara Fister (see

Last month, Mike presented an invited talk at Arizona State University. The subject and title of the talk was MultiModalDigitalVisualRhetoric.

Presentation: Adam Mackie

Adam Mackie has been invited to share at the National Writing Project’s Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, this coming November about the Colorado State University Writing Project’s (CSUWP) “Saving Our Stories” program. For more information on CSUWP’s “Saving Our Stories,” a digital writing workshop held during the summer for English Language Learners in elementary school, visit