Dates Announced for 2019 HS Writing Day

Save the date for 2019! Readings, workshops, seminars, college-level discussions, a featured writer and swag! Students will generate new work, discuss literature, work with publishing authors, and meet like-minded young writers. Though open to any student who enjoys...

New for Fall 2018: ENGL15.012, Enhanced

Ray Rosas will teach a section of ENGL 15, Enhanced for Fall 2018.  To enroll through LionPath, look for ENGL 15, Section 12 (16451).  You can also contact Lynn Setzler (las36@psu.edu) to enroll. ENGL 15, Enhanced allows you to earn credits towards graduation and...

New for 2018: High School Writing Day at Penn State

The Penn State English Department, the Program in Writing and Rhetoric and the Creative Writing Program announce the new High School Writing Day at Penn State, which includes as one of its features several writing contests open to those registered for the day.   This...
English Department Annual Book Fair (3/30)

English Department Annual Book Fair (3/30)

The English Department’s annual book fair will be held in the Grucci Room this coming Thursday (3/30) from noon to 4pm. Please stop by and browse a diverse range of course-texts. Also, there will be snacks and the possibility of free...

Instructors Awarded Excellence in Teaching 2017

Master of Arts Excellence in Teaching Award Liana Glew BA/MA Excellence in Teaching Award Carter Clabaugh PhD Excellence in Teaching Award Laura Vrana Lecturer Excellence in Teaching Award Alison Jaenicke Nancy Lowe Award in Writing and Rhetoric Stan...

Marathon Read! The Political Imagination

2016 Penn State Marathon Reading The Political Imagination. When: Thursday, September 15 @ 1:00pm – Friday, September 16 @ 1:00pm Where: The lawn in front of the Pattee/Paterno Library  

2016 Excellence in Teaching Awards

Jan Babcock Caiden Feldmiller Judith McKelvey Kaylin Mansley Bethany Doane Each year, the English Department awards the top teachers in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric.  Each candidate submits his or her teaching philosophy that informs and promotes excellence in...
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