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Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project receives National Writing Project grant

Contact: Christina Chapple


     HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project at Southeastern Louisiana University has received a $45,000 grant from the National Writing Project to support SLWP's 16th annual Invitational Summer Institute for Teachers of Writing.

     Director Richard Louth of the Southeastern English faculty said the grant will also fund an advanced institute for SLWP Teacher Consultants, a summer Young Writers' Program, and SLWP workshops and activities conducted throughout the year for area schools and teachers.

     Summer Fellowships for the 2007 Invitational Summer Institute still are still available for kindergarten-college teachers from across the curriculum. The institute provides six hours of graduate credit, tuition, and a $200 stipend.

     Teachers may apply by contacting Louth at

     The Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project is collaboratively supported by the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and the College of Education and Human Development.

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