Category Archives: Student Work

Call for Student Editors

The English Department is looking for dedicated English majors to work as student editors on Harmonia, our creative writing journal, and 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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SUNY OW English Major Wins 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Alumni Award

Congratulations to Shaakirah Medford, winner of the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Alumni Award.  Shaakirah was presented with the award at the 2014 SUNY College at Old Westbury graduation ceremony where she received her BA in English with a … 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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Gender, Sex, & Sauce: OW Students Serve Up Social Consciousness with Progress on the Side

“Gender, Sex, & Sauce: OW Students Serve Up Social Consciousness with Progress on the Side” by Jamel Sleem, English major. On Monday, March 3. 2014, SUNY Old Westbury’s New Academic Building was host to The Student Symposium on Gender & Sexuality. … Continue reading

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An Interview with Professor Jennifer Person, author of new poetry book

An Interview with Professor Jennifer Person by Destiny Rivera Destiny Rivera is completing a double major in English and Psychology at SUNY College at Old Westbury. She spends most of her free time thinking about the implications of her continuous … Continue reading

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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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Please join us for the Harmonia Fall 2013 Release Party!!!

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Faculty Bio Project: Dr. Christopher Hobson

The final installment in our Faculty Bio Series is Dr. Christopher Hobson! We hope you enjoy reading his biography which was written by English major, Donny Alerte. Follow this link to learn more about Dr. Hobson! You can find all … Continue reading

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Faculty Bio Series: Professor Linda Camarasana

Up next in our faculty bio series is Linda Camarasana ! We hope you enjoy reading her biography which was written by English major, Gina Pristera. Follow this link to learn more about Dr. Camarasana! You can find all of the … Continue reading

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