Category Archives: Announcements

Faculty Project Selected for Diversity and Academic Excellence Award

Congratulations are in order for Dr. Jacqueline Emery of the English Department and Dr. Carol Quirke of American Studies: “As part of the Sixth Annual Explorations for Diversity and Academic Excellence initiative, [Professors Emery and Quirke] were awarded $10,000 for their … Continue reading

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Teach English Abroad Opportunity

Attention graduates: Teach English Abroad Opportunity.  Go to and click on Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships- Roma Student Initiative Grant.

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Maya Angelou Dies At 86

“What hasn’t Maya Angelou done? A poet, memoirist, historian, activist, and professor; a three-time Grammy winner for her spoken-word recordings; a nightclub dancer; a cabaret and calypso singer; a Broadway actress, a film and television director; a performer for Alvin … Continue reading

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Writing Contest Announcements

Write a 6 word story and win $100. “For sale: baby shoes, never worn” – Ernest Hemingway wrote this 6 word story, saying it was his best work. What can you do in 6 words? Enter your 6 word story into … Continue reading

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NY Times Letter Written by Dr. Hobson Quotes OW English Major

The English Department’s Dr. Christopher Z. Hobson recently had a letter to the New York Times editor published. The letter is about teaching James Baldwin and quotes one of our English majors! The letter reads:  It’s welcome that James Baldwin’s reputation is … Continue reading

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Call for Student Editors

The English Department is looking for dedicated English majors to work as student editors on Harmonia, our creative writing journal, or Discordia, our scholarly journal, for the 2014-2015 academic year. If you are interested, or would like more information, please contact … Continue reading

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Cookies and Commas Punctuation Workshop

COOKIES AND COMMAS: A Punctuation Workshop given by the Writing Center Perplexed about punctuation?  Confused about commas?  Stumped by semi-colons?  Join The Writing Center for a workshop on punctuation.  They will review and practice guidelines for punctuating sentences effectively.  Date: Tuesday, April 22nd Time: 6:30-8pm Location: … Continue reading

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Writing Center Now Hiring for Fall 2014

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Congrats, Sigma Tau Delta Inductees!

Congratulations to all of our 2014 inductees! For photos from the event, please visit our Facebook page here!   

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Advising for Summer and Fall 2014

Advising has begun for the Summer and Fall 2014 semesters. English majors should make an appointment with their adviser soon, as classes tend to fill up quickly. If you’re not sure who your adviser is, please visit the bulletin board outside … Continue reading

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