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Sophie Yates & Michael Lazzara

Sophie Yates Misha Lazzara - Outstanding TAs

Sophie Yates and Mishael Lazzara, both in the English Graduate Program, were nominated as Outstanding TAs of the Year.  They are not only outstanding students, but are remarkable teachers as well.  Mishael will be attending NCState next year to pursue her MFA.  Sophie, who will be giving a paper shortly at the British Women Writers Association, will continue her studies with the... Sophie Yates Misha Lazzara - Outstanding TAs Read more >>

Nicole Jones

Alumna, Nicole Jones, Wins Award at ΣΤΔ in St. Louis

Alumna, Nicole Jones, was awarded 2nd place (and a $200 prize), in the Alumni Awards at the Annual Convention for Sigma Tau Delta.  Her paper, "Satire and Pathography in Joyce Carol Oates's Lovely, Dark, and Deep," was drawn from an Independent Study that she pursued with Prof. Rebecca Roeder.  Please extend your congratulations to Nicole, who is also on her way to... Alumna, Nicole Jones, Wins Award at ΣΤΔ in St. Louis Read more >>

Dr. Jeffery Leak named ACE Fellow

   Professor Jeffrey Leak has been named an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for the 2019-20 academic year. He is one of 39 individuals selected nationwide for this prestigious professional development opportunity. ACE is a membership organization that mobilizes the higher education community to shape effective public policy and foster innovative, high-quality practice. As the major... Dr. Jeffery Leak named ACE Fellow Read more >>

Sigma Tau Delta at Convention in St. Louis - 2019

MaKalea Bjoin, Kristina Duemmler, Kellyanna Atwell, Zach Margolis, Lydia Hopkins, Claire Krawczyk, Ian Keeney, and Nicole Jones all attended the 2019 Convention for Sigma Tau Delta Honor Students.  The group presentede scholarly papers, read their creative work, and presented a Chapter Display at the confrence.  All in all a remarkable achievement in every respect.  More... Sigma Tau Delta at Convention in St. Louis - 2019 Read more >>

The Harry Potter Generation - Basu

New Collection Edited by Prof. Balaka Basu

Congratulations to Prof. Balaka Basu on the publication of her new collection, The Harry Potter Generation:  Essays on Growing Up with the Series.  The book is published with McFarland Press and the co-editor of the collection is Emily Lauer, Asociate Professor of English at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island. The generation of readers most heavily impacted by J.K... New Collection Edited by Prof. Balaka Basu Read more >>