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Lit 206 Students Meet Celebrated Playwright

English students meet playwrightAfter reading David Henry Hwang's play Chinglish in Literature 206, the class went to see the live performance at Syracuse Stage on opening night (February 26, 2014). They had the surprise pleasure of meeting the playwright in person.

In the photo (left to right) are: Calie Taranto, Kishon Grant, Lynsie Ferguson, Cecilia Gulius, David Henry Hwang; Cynthia Nagel; new English faculty member Stephanie Selvick.

Annual Student Award Celebration

English department high tea awards eventOn April 16th, 2013, the English Department held its annual high tea, in celebration of our students' achievements.

This year's induction ceremony welcomed Courtney Foll, Brandon Klossner, and Meagan VandenBosch into Sigma Tau Delta, the international English Honor Society.

The English Department congratulates the winners of this year's Joseph Vogel Awards, given in recognition of outstanding Student Creative Writing:

1st place- Jennifer Strife for "Blood in the Grout"
2nd place- April McHugh for "Can We See What is Right in Front of Us?"

1st place- Rose Zaloom for "Loading:Incoming Message"
2nd place- Brandy Miller for "Frozen"


UC's English Department was well represented at the Majors Fair on October 17.

English Department at the Majors Fair

The following students were inducted into the Sigma Tau Delta , The International English Honor Society, in 2012: Scott Haynes, Heather Meenan, Anthony Lisi, Jennifer Strife, Daniel Hanley, and Brandy Miller.

The winners of the Joseph Vogel awards for poetry and fiction for 2012 are: First place, fiction:  Lindsay Valentine for "Golden Gloves" Second place, fiction:  Demian Morrisroe for "Falling Down Stairs" First place, poetry:  Lindsay Valentine for "Amputation"  Second place, poetry:  Jeff Percacciante for "SEE REVERSE SIDE FOR SATURATED FAT CONTENT" 

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