English courses introduce students to skills beyond analyzing novels - teaching them how to interact and connect with other students and improve their skills of analysis. This skill set is useful beyond the classroom, helping former students to succeed in their occupations and as they continue their occupation. In this podcast, Rachael Gilley, an English undergraduate student, and Jaclyn Spraetz, a 2009 Secondary English Education graduate, discuss how Spraetz's background with English courses impact her daily life.
Do you dominate at Scrabble? Do you know how to perfectly fit nouns and adjectives together in Apples to Apples to form hilarious pairs? Do you have a secret passion for Bananagrams?
If you do (and even if you don't), you are invited to Sigma Tau Delta's Word Games with Friends Night this Saturday (3/8/14) from 6-8 PM in the Cats Den! Bring your favorite word games to play with others while enjoying some snacks and drinks.
See the attached flyer for more information--we hope to see you there!
It was an excellent summer for the Department of English as six faculty members published books in highly-regarded presses.