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Writing at Work – A New Writing Culture


By request


TBD and 6 six weeks of online support


CCSU Main Campus, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT


Mary Collins



Course Description

Do you want to freshen up your writing skills but believe a one-day workshop won't accomplish much? If so, CCSU has a wonderful new program that starts with a four-hour on ground workshop, but follows up with an additional six weeks of online feedback from the instructor on any work-related writing you need help on.


What’s unique about Writing at Work?

A half-day writing workshop cannot solve anyone’s writing problems, but it can set the parameters for a new writing culture at work if it’s followed by hands-on editorial advice for several months. This unique CCSU program will feature a veteran professor, Mary Collins, who has served as a writing coach and workshop leader at a range of businesses, including insurance companies, law firms, and government agencies.

When you take CCSU’s half day class, you receive six weeks of follow-up editorial feedback via e-mail exchanges on your business-related writing. This unique structure allows you to build off of the basic half-day workshop and apply the new techniques in real-world situations, which is the best way to truly alter and improve life-long writing habits.

Instructor Information

Mary Collins

Mary Collins is currently an Associate Professor of Narrative Nonfiction at CCSU.  She worked for 20 years in Washington, DC as a writer and editor for a range of clients, including National Geographic and the Smithsonian. She taught “Writing at Work” for many federal workers for Georgetown University’s Continuing Education Program as well as the Federal Government’s adult education school.

Registration Closed – Course Full