Loriann Negri is the MAP (Multilingual Achievers Program) Director and the Writing Center Manager. MAP is a TRIO program designed to support eligible multilingual students over the course of their academic career. On a daily basis, Loriann manages the operations of MAP and the Writing Center, including administering the WEPT exam, and training the tutorial staff. Loriann has a long, and loving history with SSU’s Writing Center, and is a firm believer in the generative power of conversations about writing. When not singing the praises of the WC, Loriann is raising 2 rambunctious children, reading young adult fiction (one of her favorite genres), and ruminating about her next travel destination.