Partnering with CCEW
Hours of Operation
By appointment only.
Jeffrey R. Galin is the Director of FAU's Community Center for Excellence in writing, University Center for Excellence in Writing, Writing Across the Curriculum Program, and an Associate Professor in the English Department. He received his PhD at the University of Pittsburgh in Cultural and Critical Studies with a specialization in the teaching of writing. He received his MA in English at the University of Alabama. He has been a professor at FAU for 15 years and was the founder of all of the programs that he directs. He has 20 years of experience directing writing centers and teaches courses on academic writing at all levels. He has led writing workshops for about 500 faculty on the FAU campus, delivered over 100 presentations and workshops at national professional conferences, and has published in the areas of literacy, computers and writing, writing program administration, and intellectual property in higher education. His two co-edited volumes include: Teaching Writing in the Late Age of Print and The Dialogic Classroom: Teachers Integrating Computer Technology, Pedagogy, and Research. He is currently working on a co-written volume entitled Sustainable WAC: A Whole Systems Approach to Launching and Developing WAC Programs.
Sarah Pruzansky is the manager of FAU's Community Center for Excellence in Writing. She graduated from FAU in 2016 with a Bachelor's degree in Public Management with a Minor in Nonprofit Management and a Certificate in Environmental Science. Her background is in administration, journalism, marketing and sales. Along with her position at FAU, Sarah works as a content writer for a marketing company and is a freelance writer, creating social media posts, blog posts and email campaigns for businesses and organizations. Sarah is passionate about writing and making a difference in her community.
Andy Plotkin has many years of teaching and writing experience in academic, business, and non-profit settings. He has worked for a publishing firm, an environmental research company, an art museum, and several colleges, including the University of Maine, the Massachusetts State College System (where he was awarded teacher of the year), Stonehill College, Northeastern University, and Boston University, from which he earned a bachelor's degree in geography and sociology, a master's degree in communication and public relations, and a doctorate in sociology. For the past six years Andy has worked as an adjunct instructor of sociology at Palm Beach State College, Strayer University, Fortis Institute, Barry University, and, most recently, at the University of Fort Lauderdale. For the past year,he has had the privilege of tutoring at the Florida Atlantic University Center for Excellence in Writing (UCEW), where he received the Master Tutor Level in Reading and Writing from the College Reading and Learning Association.