Writing Lab


Writing lab services are available to all students enrolled in degree programs at NBTS. Services include help with understanding the requirements for a written assignment; writing a thesis statement/topic sentence/introduction; developing an essay; organizing a paper; controlling syntax, clarity and word choice, unity, coherence, cohesion; revision of a paper; proofreading and editing; footnoting, citing, and bibliography(in the Chicago Press style).

The Reverend Joanne Noel, an NBTS Doctor of Ministry graduate with a B.A. and M.A. in English, is the Seminary’s Writing Lab Instructor. Her email address is jnoel@nbts.edu

Options for assistance include:
  • Students may come to the lab and bring work with them.
  • Students may leave their papers in the Writing Lab Mailbox #1.
  • Students may email their papers to the instructor.
  • Students may request to meet with the instructor at a time and date convenient to both the instructor and the student.
  • New York Campus students may contact the instructor and arrange for assistance by e-mail.


Advance arrangements, including sign-up at the reception desk in Zwemer Hall, are required.

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