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Nominate a Peer for the Bae Magruder Award!

Have you had a consultation at a UM Writing Center? Recognize the consultant that helped you become a more confident and effective writer.

Bae Magruder Consultant of the Year Award

Have you had a writing consultation at one of the UM Writing Centers? Did your peer consultant help you become a more confident and effective writer? Writing center consultants are undergraduate and graduate students just like you. 

Nominate a peer for recognition for their outstanding work today!

The Bae Magruder Consultant of the Year Award recognizes an undergraduate or graduate student who has provided outstanding service as a writing center consultant at one of the University of Mississippi Writing Centers (Oxford, DeSoto, and Tupelo campuses or the Graduate Writing Center). 

The award acknowledges excellence in writing consultation, exemplary peer support, outstanding philosophy statement, and continued professional development. 

Anyone (faculty, students, or staff) may nominate a consultant for the award. Self-nominations are also encouraged. Recipients are presented with an engraved memento and awarded $500 (processed through the student’s Bursar account), and the winner’s name is permanently displayed on a plaque in the Writing Center. 

The brief nomination form may be accessed by selecting this link

After all nominations have been received, nominees will be contacted via email, and candidacy packets for interested nominees will be due by March 26, 2022. The award will be presented before the end of the spring semester. 

Magruder Outstanding Consultant of the Year Award Nomination Form 

If you have any questions about the award, please email