Jun 7, 2017
Congratulations to senior English major Malama Wilson for placing third on the Collegiate Learning Assessment Plus exam this spring!
This national exam assesses seniors on their critical thinking and written communication skills. Malama's score placed her within the 99th percentile of seniors from 157 institutions nationwide, and was the third-highest score of the 200 Cal Poly seniors who participated. Her accomplishment comes with a $100 award.
Jun 2, 2017
May 15, 2017
English graduate student, Marissa Ahmadkhani won Cal Poly’s Academy of American Poets Contest for her poem “Only Half,” which investigates her Iranian heritage. She will receive a $100 award from the Academy.
May 10, 2017
Catherine Waitinas earned a 2017 Learn by Doing Scholar Award. The annual awards, administered by Kennedy Library and a cross-college faculty committee, recognize outstanding scholarship within Cal Poly’s signature Learn by Doing pedagogy.
May 8, 2017
The English department is pleased to announce that Rebecca Gates was chosen as the winner of the department's American Scholar Prize. She will be presented with her award at the English Department Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 17.
Apr 24, 2017
Apr 19, 2017
Cal Poly's English Department has announced that the 2017 Academy of American Poets contest is now open. All registered Cal Poly students are eligible to enter.
The winning poet will receive a $100 first prize and a chance to win the $1,000 Aliki Perroti and Seth Frank Most Promising Young Poet Award. The judge will also select an honorable mention.
Dr. Chelsea Milbourne chosen as 2016's Best Article Reporting Historical Research or Textual Studies in Technical Scientific Communication!
Apr 3, 2017
Congratulations to Chelsea Redeker Milbourne, whose recent article in Technical Communication Quarterly was chosen by NCTE as 2016's Best Article Reporting Historical Research or Textual Studies in Technical or Scientific Communication! For a limited time, the publisher is providing free access to this excellent article--read it today!
For more information visit: http://www.ncte.org/cccc/awards/techsci
Mar 23, 2017
Cal Poly’s English Department is pleased to announce that English major Maria Woodson has won the 2017 Kevin Clark Poetry Writing Contest and psychology major Emma Sturm has won the 2017 Al Landwehr Fiction Writing Contest.
Feb 9, 2017
Come to the English Department's Speed Networking Event taking place on Saturday, February 25th from 1-3PM. Located in Building 7, ATL.
Take this opportunity to engage with alumni and and learn about exciting careers.
Please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Thursday, Feb 23rd with your name, year and Cal Poly email address.