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Savannah Paige Murray: Rivers, Dams, and Regional Environmentalists
Oct 1, 2020

When I met with our new Visiting Assistant Professor Savannah Paige Murray, her passionate knowledge of rivers, dams, and other environmental problems...

Dr. Clarice Moran: Trailblazer, Educator, Mentor
Sep 20, 2020

Dr. Clarice Moran has joined our Department as an Assistant Professor of English Education and her love for the mountains, virtual environments in the...

Approved Resolution from the Anti Racism Working Group
Sep 8, 2020

On September 8, 2020 the English Department approved the following resolution, proposed by the Anti Racism Working Group.A PDF of the resolution is av...

Olivia Martin, whose piece was one of those featured on I00 Days in Appalachia, has a new role with them.
Aug 21, 2020

From digital editor, Ashton Marra: "Olivia actually applied for and was accepted into a new program we’re launching this fall called the Appala...

Truman Capote Literary Trust Creative Writing Scholarship 2020-21 Winners Announced
Aug 21, 2020

Junior Jay Phillips was named the winner of the Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship in Creative Writing for Poetry, and Victoria Goff was named r...

Three students from the Department of English were chosen for publication by an online journal and news website, 100 Days in Appalachia.
Jul 31, 2020

Three students from the Department of English were chosen for publication by an online journal and news website, 100 Days in Appalachia...

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New Visiting Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Writing Studies: Savannah Paige Murray
Jul 16, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Savannah Paige Murray will be joining our department in the fall as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Wri...

David Hodgin Award Winners

Announcing the Winners of the David Hodgin Award
Jun 26, 2020

We are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural David Hodgin English Award, which this year called for works that addressed the impact the Cov...

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New Visiting Assistant Professor in World Literature: Anna Muenchrath
Jun 22, 2020

We are pleased to announce our new hire in World Literature, Dr. Anna Muenchrath.           Dr. Anna...

Brandon Moore

Congratulations to Brandon Moore, RCOE Student Teacher of the Year
Jun 1, 2020

Congratulations to Brandon Moore, BS in English Education 2020, for being named the RCOE Student Teacher of the Year. Out of 120 nominated studen...