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The Ruth Barton Writing Center

We provide you the opportunity to get feedback on writing at any stage in the process. Our consultants aim to help you clearly express your ideas and strengthen your craft of writing. More than proofreading a paper, we want to help develop your overall abilities as a writer. To schedule an appointment, click here.

Writing Center Peer Tutors 


We are delighted to welcome our new Writing Center Specialist: Roy Jo Sartin. She is available for tutoring during the week from 10am until 5pm, and you can request an appointment by emailing her at


Roy Jo has several years’ experience as a magazine writer, writing instructor, and consultant for writers from across the college curriculum, from undergraduates to graduate students and faculty. 

She specializes in working with

  • thesis writers;
  • students writing in disciplines and genres new to them; and
  • writers completing special projects such as scholarly articles or applications for fellowships, grants, or graduate school. 

Contact Information

Location: Learning Commons
Phone: (719) 389-7487


B.A., History, Texas Tech University
M.A., History, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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British television
Ancient Egypt
Asian dramas