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The Writing Center  

A friendly introduction and one-stop guide to your Writing Center
Last Updated: Sep 2, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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About the Writing Center

Writing Center Mission Statement:

The Dabney S Lancaster Community College Writing Center serves the students, faculty, and staff of the Dabney Community. The foremost mission of the Writing Center is to, through ongoing collaboration between the tutor(s) and the students, help students become stronger writers and professionals.

The Dabney S Lancaster Community College Writing Center seeks to assist students at every stage of the writing process, as each individual student develops and defines that process. The mission of the Writing Center is also to support the overall mission of Dabney S Lancaster Community College.



Contact Your Writing Tutors

Feel free to drop by!

The Writing Center is located in the Library--the New Library wing of Scott Hall.

We are in the first room beside the computer lab.


Phone: (540) 863-2903

Student Support Services

You might be eligible for additional student support under DSLCC's TRiO program

Explore the link below


Library and Writing Center Announcements


Who's at the Writing Center?

Photo of S. Hale                                                                              

Samantha Hale,                                                                                                       

  • Am a new mommy to a wonderful baby girl
  • B.A. English/Literature - Western Carolina University                                                    
  • M.L.I.S. (Master of Library and Information Science) - University of South Carolina                                                                                                 
  • From North Carolina
  • Live in Covington, VA
  • Avid fan of Sci.Fi.--I Love Star Trek and Doctor Who
  • Adore YA Books
  • Huge Harry Potter Fan
  • I have an adorable miniauture Schnauzer named Phineas.


Photo of S. Smaith

Sherry Smith,

  • Recently retired from Alleghany County School System, served as teacher
  • Lives in the area with husband Jimmy Smith
  • Has two sons--Jamey and Corey.








Writing Center Hours

Hours Subject to Change. Check Writing Center announcements for updates.

Fall 2015: August 24-December 17

Mondays 8 am - 4 pm
Tuesdays 9 am - 4 pm
Wednesdays 9 am - 7 pm
Thursdays 9 am - 5 pm
Fridays 8 am - 5 pm

The Library: It's Where All the Cool Kids Hang Out!

DSLCC Library Home

Where is the Library?

In the New Library Wing of Scott Hall

When is the Library Open?

Fall 2015 Hours:

Mondays-Thursdays: 8 am-9 pm

Fridays: 8 am-5 pm

Saturdays: 9 am-1 pm

How Can I Contact the Library?

Call (540) 863-2864




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