Center for Writing Excellence

Up your writing game–crucial for success in the workplace

Develop superior writing skills

Exceptional writing skills can be pivotal for more than just your academic success—good writing can give you an advantage in the workplace, too. Our Center for Writing Excellence (CWE), which we offer as a convenient online resource, is here to help you with everything from brushing up on grammar basics to putting the finishing touches on a paper.

Students of all writing abilities will benefit from this complimentary online resource.

The CWE can help you:

Organize your thoughts

Many students are intimidated by a blank page. If this is you – you are not alone. Our Thesis Generator can help you organize your ideas by asking you questions about your assignment. As you enter answers, the tool will combine your words to develop a main idea and an outline for your assignment. With your thesis statement and an outline, you’ll be well on your way to a solid first draft.

Format and cite

As a student, you can download our Riverpoint Writer® application, a complimentary Microsoft Word® add-in that automatically adjusts page margins and generates title and reference page templates. It also sets up in-text citations and reference entries based on the information you enter for your sources. This tool is available for both Macs and PCs. No more worrying about formatting your document and citations with this complimentary app.

Check your grammar

With the confusing and ever-changing rules of grammar – proofreading for grammatical errors can be a nightmare. If your paper is due in a few hours, worry-not! You can utilize WritePoint®, our automated tool that checks your grammar and style. This tool is available 24/7 and generates suggestions in minutes. Though WritePoint® won’t do your homework for you, it’ll provide valuable feedback that can help you polish your paper and submit your best work.

Become a better writer

There’s always room for improvement when it comes to written communication. Our Tutorials and Guides, available 24/7, can help you learn new language skills and reinforce forgotten concepts. Brush up on your grammar, view a variety of writing samples and essays, practice your paraphrasing skills – at your own pace.

Learn more about our Center for Writing Excellence by contacting an Enrollment Representative today at 866.766.0766.

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Students, faculty and CWE staff come together to provide support in the Writing Help community on our PhoenixConnect® academic social network. Sometimes you just need another person to bounce ideas off of or to help explain confusing concepts. No matter how busy your schedule, you can connect 24/7 with others who are logged in to this community.

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