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The University's Writing Center, nominated for the Archiletras Awards of the language 2023, in the category of teaching

The jury has selected another 35 finalists in the second edition of the competition

FotoCedida/TheWriting Center of the University of Navarra is made up of students from the School of Philosophy and Letters and collaborating doctoral students, as well as committee advisor of professors and group of external advisors.

The Writing Center of the School of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Navarra has been one of the 36 nominees for the II Archiletras Awards of the language, a award awarded by Press and Services of the language, publisher of the quarterly printed journal Archiletras, the biannual publication Archiletras Científica and the website Specifically, it has been ranked along with two other entities in the category of. teaching.

This second edition has received 149 nominations from various individuals, groups, entities and institutions. As the jury pointed out, the 36 selected "have stood out for their merits in the promotion, support, research, development of the Spanish language or of some of the other languages in contact with Spanish in any of its territorial areas".

María José Gallucci, coordinator of the University of Navarra's Writing Center, expressed her joy and gratitude for the nomination: "This recognition is the product of the intense work we have developed over the last four years and has been possible, without a doubt, thanks to the good work of the tutors and collaborators who have made the Writing Center a great project that excites us".

The jury was made up of 13 experts in the fields of culture, language and literature, including José Luis Bueren, director technical of the Library Services Nacional de España; Arsenio Escolar, publisher and director of Archiletras and president of Club Abierto de Editores (CLABE); Inés Fernández-Ordóñez, professor of Spanish language at the Autonomous University of Madrid and member of issue of the Royal Spanish Academy; María José Gálvez Salvador, general director of Books and Reading Promotion of the Ministry of Culture and Sports; Martín López-Vega, director of the cabinet of high school Cervantes; and Irene Lozano, writer, philologist and general director of Casa Árabe. 

The winners will be announced at a public event to be held soon in Madrid.

The Writing Center of the University of Navarra is an academic space that seeks to enhance the development of the students' written skill . The Center is characterized by its pedagogical strategy, based on tutorial among peers: on the one hand, students reinforce study habits, improve academic performance, acquire motivation to study and increase their grade point average. On the other hand, tutors strengthen their knowledge, acquire values of solidarity among peers and reinforce their communication skills. At present, the team of student-tutors is composed of 11 students from different Degrees of the School of Philosophy and Letters and two collaborating doctoral students, in addition to a committee advisor formed by the professors of area of Spanish Linguistics and language of department of Philology and by a group external advisors with recognized trajectory in terms of writing centers and analysis of academic writing such as skill.