Welcome to Writing @ ODU, a web resource for students and teachers at Old Dominion University. Here you can find information about ODU’s First-Year Composition (FYC) and general education literature courses, which are housed in the English Department. The English Department also supports The Writing Center, Writing for College Success, and the Annual Spring Conference on the Teaching of Writing.

English Department
Main Office: 5000 Batten Arts & Letters (BAL)
Main Office Phone: (757) 683-3991
Main Office Fax: (757) 683-3241


Kristi Murray Costello, Ph.D. 
Associate Chair of Writing Studies

Office: 5047 Batten Arts & Letters (BAL)
Phone: 757-683-3285
Email: kcostell@odu.edu


Jenn Sloggie
Director of Gen Ed Composition 

Office: 5004 Batten Arts & Letters (BAL)
Phone: 757-683-4018
Email: jsloggie@odu.edu

Megan Boeshart
Writing Center Director

Email: mboeshar@odu.edu


Namrata A. Bhadania
Writing Program Assistant (Assistant to the Director of Gen Ed Composition)

Email: nbhadani@odu.edu

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