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End-of-the-Semester English Department Party

Another semester has flown by! The department will be hosting its semesterly party in the English Common Room on Wednesday, May 4th from 1 to 3 pm. The winners of the annual English Department Awards will be recognized for their outstanding achievements, and dispersion of the department's Spring 2016 newsletter will also take place. Refreshments will be served! Sigma Tau Delta will be announcing their new E-Board, along with Bookmarks English Club, who just won Executive Board of the Year -- congratulations, Bookmarks! All English majors and minors are welcome to share in our celebration of the spring semester. Don't miss out on the free food, open mic, and so much fun with our wonderful department!

SCSU English Department's Graduate & Undergraduate Colloquium 

Join the English Department for a student-led academic colloquium featuring paper presentations and enlightening discussion. Faculty and students have worked hard all year within our department, and we'd like to put this dedication on display! For participating presenters, registration is $5 for undergraduates and $10 for graduates (cash only). Come to the English Common Room on Saturday, April 30th from 9 am to 3 pm to see these enriching presentations.

"Are You IN?" -- LinkedIn Workshop with Dr. Jason Lawrence 

On Wednesday, April 27th from 4 to 6 pm in Adanti Student Center Room 308, Dr. Jason Lawrence, SCSU Professor of English, will host a LinkedIn workshop to inform an audience about how to use this site to get a job, attract recruiters, and so much more! Refreshments will be served. Sponsorship courtesy of the Business Ladies Organization.

Want to know what's been going on in the English Department? Click here for the Fall 2015 English Department Newsletter.

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Interested in becoming an English Major or Minor? The English Department offers one of the most dynamic undergraduate degrees at SCSU, with specializations in Literature, Creative Writing, and Professional Writing, as well as a B.S. in Secondary Education for future high school teachers. 

Click here for a summary of the English degree requirements, or see the Map of the English Major (PDF) for an overview of courses and areas of study. 


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