Academic Survival Kit

Writing & Editing Resources


Learn about business email etiquette, email etiquette when representing your company, how to proofread your emails, as well as basic do’s and dont’s when corresponding by email:


Dr. Payne. Read “On Writing Well” by William Zinsser.
Dr Scribner. Business Writing Tips.
R. Brown, Editor. Organize, Write, and Edit.
Dr. Elias. DON’T plagiarize! Cite your work.

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Reference Materials

Style Guides


Dr. Gegax. Edit your work multiple times, set it aside for a couple of days, and edit it again.

Proofreading Marks

Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling

Presentation Resources

Dr. Scribner. Speech Tips has free step-by-step guidance for planning, writing, preparing, and delivering your speech.
Dr. Huhmann. Effective Presentations. A one-page PDF synopsis covering the content and delivery of your speech.

Faculty & Alumni Advice

Accounting: Chris May

Econ/Statistics: Dennis Clason

Econ/IB: Meghan Downes: Part 1

Econ/IB: Meghan Downes: Part 2

Finance: Greg Roth

IS: Shaun Cooper & Norma Grijalva

Management: Terry Adler

Marketing: Collin Payne