Congratulations to the following English majors and graduate students who completed their degrees this academic year.
Graduated in September 2017
Heather Browne, English BA, Writing & Rhetoric
Huma Sheikh: Creative Writing MFA
Graduated in January 2018
Alan Carr: Creative Writing MFA
Brandi Sutherland: English BA, Literature & Creative Writing
Graduating in May 2018
Nerene Aberdeen, English BA, Creative WritingAlexa Carter-Rodriguez: Creative Writing MFA
Alicia Folk, English BA, Writing & Rhetoric
Yu June Lee, English BA, Writing & Rhetoric
Ruby Perez, English BA, Creative Writing
Sarai Rivera-Polanco, English BA, Creative Writing
Roksolana Sheverack, English BA, Literature
Lazarette Strouble: English BA, Literature
The Omicron Zeta chapter of Sigma Tau Delta (International English Honors Society) announced this year's new inductees: Nerene Aberdeen, Cindy Chen, Leslie Kenney, Stacey Watson.
In addition, the chapter honored members who are graduating this year: Nerene Aberdeen, Tamanna Afroze, Cindy Chen, Madison Gomez, Yu June Lee, Nathalie Meyers, Sarai River-Polanco, Martha Roldan, Susan Elizabeth Stuart, Jason Wong
The English Department gave the following awards and prizes.
Excellence in English (Undergraduate): Nerene Aberdeen, Alicia Folk, Yu June Lee, Sarai Rivera-Polanco, Roksolana Sheverack
Excellence in English (Graduate): Joseph Anderson, Alexa Carter-Rodriguez, Huma Sheikh
Louis and Ann Parascandola Graduate Award (English): Joseph Anderson
Susanne Popper-Edelman and Edward Edelman English Essay Prizes: Makayla Day (Freshman Composition, English 14), Wei Chen (Freshman Composition, English 16), Larry Vazquez (Core Literature)
Esther Hyneman Award in Poetry (Creative Writing MFA Program): Alexa Carter-Rodriguez (Poetry), Breana Ricketts (Non-Fiction)
Marilyn Boutwell Award in Fiction (Creative Writing MFA Program): Lam Lai
The Philosophy Department recognized Nicole Bartley, who has completed the BA in Philosophy.
The Gender Studies Program recognized the following students, who have completed the Gender Studies minor: Andrew Ibscher, Chloe Clemente, Daria Sowa, Idit Kobyely Yanskaya, Kassandra Nieves, Oleksandra Kashyrina, Yamilettes Villa.
Gender Studies also recognized this year's recipient of the Biology / Gender Studies Memorial Scholarship: Idit Kobyely Yanskaya.
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literature recognized the following students, who have completed minors as indicated: Jade Muyambo (French), Ane Nie (Spanish).