University College and Lifelong Learning

UCaLL Staff Profile

Elizabeth Priest Elizabeth Priest

Coordinator of Writing Initiatives

Phone: (336) 750-2185

University College & Lifelong Learning
Student Success Center at Hill Hall,
601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27110

• Joined Winston-Salem State University in 1998 as an instructor
   of composition and world literature in the English and Foreign
   Languages Department
• Master of Science in Communications from Rensselaer Polytechnic

Position Responsibilities 

• Writing Center Coordinator and instructor of Freshman
   Composition, World Literature, and Liberal Learning courses

Elizabeth S. Priest is dedicated to helping students Write Right, Write Well, and Write to Success.  As Coordinator of the Writing Center at Winston-Salem State University, where she is a perennial instructor of Freshman Composition, Elizabeth S. Priest lives her life enlightened by the guiding principles of “The Thesis,” the heartbeat, soul, and driving force that sustains a paper from beginning to end.  Her life’s thesis is a commitment to clarity, steadiness of spirit, and patient dedication.  She nurtures, nudges, and encourages students to find the foundational thesis that informs their writing and supports their own lives.

Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000

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