Writing Center




The Aquinas College Writing Center, located in the Write Reason Center on the second floor of the Aquinas Main Building, offers one-on-one tutorial assistance to all Aquinas College students in support of their academic writing.

Writing Center Services

  • Pre-writing (brainstorming, outlining, finding an essay topic)
  • Revising a draft
  • Organizing ideas & strengthening arguments
  • Citing sources (MLA, APA, Chicago)
  • Grammar, punctuation, and sentence level editing

For more information contact the Writing Center at 615-298-7545 ext. 605 or joyceb@aquinascollege.edu

Dr. Aaron Urbanczyk, Write Reason Plan Director

Dr. Urbanczyk

Dr. Aaron Urbanczyk holds a Ph.D. in English from Florida State University, an M.A. in Philosophy from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, and a in B.A. English from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. He has held the position of Associate Professor of English & Philosophy at Southern Catholic College, Assistant Professor of Literature at Ave Maria University, and University Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Humanities at Baylor University. His teaching and research interests include: American Literature, Literary Theory and Criticism, Contemporary Catholic Fiction, Philosophy of the Human Person, Ethics, Aesthetics, and Rhetoric.

Dr. Urbanczyk’s numerous essays and reviews have appeared in Religion & the Arts, the St. Austin Review, The Intercollegiate Review, Modern Age, Essays in Arts & Sciences, Papers on Language & Literature, the Journal for Cultural & Religious Theory, Perspectives in Religious Studies, The Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly, The Catholic Thing, and the Ignatius Critical Editions of Frankenstein, The Scarlet Letter, and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Dr. Urbanczyk and his wife and six children live in Nashville, TN.

Bryan Joyce, Tutor and Write Reason Administrative Assistant

Bryan Joyce is a 2011 alumnus of Aquinas College with a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts.

Jean Marie Moles, Senior Tutor

Jean Marie Moles holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Cumberland University and has served as a Writing Tutor at Aquinas College since 2008.

Writing Center Fall Hours

8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

9 a.m.–2 p.m.

9 a.m.–1 p.m.

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Spring 2015

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