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.
Jan 19, 2017
Attend the first annual celebration of diversity and inclusivity!
Tuesday, January 31st in the Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 6PM.
For more information:
Jan 11, 2017
Cal Poly Career Services presents English Career Week Feb. 22-25, 2017.
Oct 25, 2016
Maria Woodson of San Luis Obispo has won the grand prize of $1,000 in the Protest Song Songwriting Contest, a competition put on by the nonprofit Ecologistics Inc.
Woodson, who is a student studying English at Cal Poly, won for her haunting melody “Daffodils.”
Jun 8, 2016
As this academic year comes to an end, we are looking to the future of the English Department. And you can help ensure that students get the same first-rate, hands-on education you received.