Dr. Laurie Cella
Director of First-Year Writing
Phone: 717-477-1204
Office: Dauphin Humanities Center 005


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English Department Computer Lab and
Writing Studio

DHC 002 

The English Department computer lab is conveniently located in Dauphin Humanities Center 002. The lab is open to all students and faculty members and is staffed by free writing tutors, who have been trained to assist students in need of help with their writing assignments.


DHC Lab Schedule

The schedule varies during summer months and semester breaks. The lab is often reserved for classes; please check the weekly schedule posted outside of the classroom for modifications.  
















Call to schedule an appointment with a tutor: 
(off campus) 717-477-1123 ex.3374, (on campus) 3374   

Meet the 2013-2014 English Department Writing Tutors

Alexander StricklerAlexander Strickler 

Alexander is an English major with a Secondary Education Certification. Alexander was been tutoring since Fall 2012 and enjoys it very much. He enjoys school, reading and writing. On campus, he is Associate Editor for The Reflector, Ship’s literary journal. When he is not tutoring or working on school work Alexander enjoys various sports, reading novels and writing. He also enjoys his job as a summer park leader and working with children. Alexander plans on graduating in 2015 and looks forward to entering the big, scary world. 




T.J. Thomas   T. J. Thomas

T.J. is a senior Political Science major. He has been a tutor since 2010, working briefly at the Learning Center as a history and political science tutor, but has since dedicated his time working for the English Department Writing Center. In his free time he enjoys watching the UFC, playing guitar, reading books on international affairs and the philosophy of religion, and blogging from the perspective of his alter-ego. 





Cory Stevens Cory Stephens

Cory in an English Major with a Writing Concentration, and has a minor in Technical Professional Communications. He has been tutoring since 2012, helping fellow students achieve higher scores on proficiency exams and giving out many high-fives. He loves writing and reading; his favorite author is Stephen King, and the dream to be that successful at telling stories someday. While not tutoring, Cory is the Editor-in-Chief of The Reflector, Shippensburg University’s on-campus literary journal. He recently wrote and directed a play, titled Family Dinner, which was produced with Shippenburg’s Act V theater group.



Helpful Links to Resources for Students

 The Student Help Desk  The Student Help Desk, located in MCT054, provides free technical support for personal computers to all students enrolled at Shippensburg University. 

Wireless Printing Options   You may print to a lab printer from your personal computer if you are connected to the campus wireless network. Follow the instructions on the above link to add a lab printer option to your personal computer.  

Recommended Antivirus Protection Free Avira and Sophos Antivirus protection for personal computers is available for students and faculty. Visit the Antivirus Installation page and following the links for Windows or Mac users. You may also access several online virus scanner  options to perform maintenance and clean-up.