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Admission and Academics: Written Communication

Writing is a vital part of your business education at SUNY New Paltz. This website provides you with the tools you need to understand our writing program and the types of assignments you will receive in your courses. In addition to classroom instruction and writing practice, we also provide one-on-one writing assistance through our Writing Assistant service. The links below provide more information to help you reach your writing goals!

Writing Assignments

You will receive many different types of writing assignments in your business courses. The following assignments are the standard writing styles that you will master during your program. Click on each link to learn about each assignment.

Executive Summary
     Guidelines
     Rubric

Reaction Paper
     Description
     Rubric

Memo
    Sample
    Rubric

Data Analysis
     Guidelines

Citing Sources

Business Writing Help

The School of Business has a Writing Assistant who can help you proofread, edit, and organize your writing, answer writing-related questions, and provide you with tips to guide you as you write.

Tips for using the Writing Assistant

Other Information about Business Writing

Miami University's Howe Writing Initiative
Empire State College
Free Management Library- Business Writer's Free Library
Business Letters- University of North Carolina
Purdue Online Writing Lab