Interview with English Alumna Jazmine Rogers on

One of the English Department’s graduates, Jazmine Rogers, was recently interviewed about her job as a news writer at  In the interview, she talks about Old Westbury and the English major. Read the interview below:

Student Symposium on Gender, Immigration, and Social Inequality — W, 3/4 at 12pm

The Student Symposium on Gender, Immigration, and Social Inequality is this Wednesday, March 4th in NAB 1100 from 12 to 3 p.m.  The Symposium is the culmination of the year-long Crossing Borders, Erasing Borders Grant Project, involving students and faculty from American Studies; Biology; English; First-Year Experience; Politics, Economics and Law; Psychology; Sociology; and Visual Arts.

At noon, Queens native Bushra Rehman, author of the novel Corona and co-editor of Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism, will talk about growing up in a Pakistani Muslim immigrant community and will share her thoughts on feminism and writing.

From 1:15 to 3 p.m., students will share their work–research essays, oral histories, media and design projects–on gender, sexuality, race, class, immigration, and social inequality.
All are welcome! A light lunch will be provided.

Work Study Opportunity

Work Study Position: Website Editor

Department: Instructional Technology


 Proofread, write, update and edit web content (articles,

pictures, etc.) with web optimization in mind.

 Ensure accurate and timely posting/updates of written and

visual web content.

 Assist with developing content for the ITS support website.

 Assist on special projects and perform additional duties as

assigned to ensure the smooth operation of the Instructional

Technology Department.

You are:

 Eligible for work study financial aid

 English major

 Interested in web development, digital literacy, and

instructional technology

If interested, please forward your resume to Matthew Isaac at

Reminder: Only One Day Left!

Tomorrow, Friday, February 20th is the last day for students to submit their writing to the Spring 2015 issues of Harmonia, the Creative Writing Journal at SUNY Old Westbury, and Discordia, the scholarly journal at SUNY Old Westbury. See the below flyers and the “Harmonia & Discordia” section of this webpage (accessible in the left-hand menu) for more submission details.DiscordiaSubmissionFlyer S15-page-001S15_Harmonia Call for SubmissionsFlyer