English Welcome Tea

English majors, minors, & friends!  You’re invited to the annual English Welcome Tea on Thursday, September 4 @ 12 noon to 2 pm in the GCH. Your English professors will provide home-baked glazed amaretto cake, caramel pecan chocolate brownies, fresh fruit, chips, and a delicious selection of gourmet teas.  Take a study break and enjoy the company of your beloved faculty and peers!

 

 

Welcome to Fall 2014

The  English Department & Spanish Minor will open on Monday, August 18. Our weekly hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am to 1 pm in Heath 233.  For faculty office hours, please check the postings outside our doors.  The first day of classes is Monday, August 25.

Mark your calendars for these literary events:

English Welcome Tea – Thursday, September 4 @ 12 noon to 2 pm in GCH
English Christmas Tea — Wednesday, December 10 @ 10 am to 12 noon in GCH
Synecdoche Literary Celebration – Thursday, April 16 @ 7 pm to 9 pm in GCH
UG Conference on Global Literatures & Christianity – Friday, April 17 @ 9:30 am to 4 pm in Location TBA

May your semester receive *blessings* in full!

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord” (NASB, Psalm 150:6).

Synecdoche Literary Celebration

Join us on Thursday, April 10 at 7:00 pm in the Great Commission Hall for the Annual Synecdoche Literary Celebration!  Live music, delish finger sandwiches, mini-cheesecakes, chocolate cake-pops, fruit-infused mineral water, and literary readings galore!

The Sigma Tau Delta / English Honor Society induction ceremony will also occur during the Synecdoche Literary Celebration.

Next, join us on Friday, April 11 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm in NURS 101 for the VU Conference on Global Literatures & Christianity.  Hot mochaccino and specialty doughnuts will be served.  For more information, click here.

English Academic Advising

Academic Advising for English majors starts on Monday, March 24!  Sign-up sheets are posted on your English professors’ office doors.  If you aren’t sure which professor is your advisor, check the Advising List above the sign-up sheets.

Registration for Summer and Fall 2014 courses is the week of Monday, April 7th.

 

 

English Valentine Tea

English majors, minors, & friends!  You’re invited to the annual English Valentine Tea on Monday, February 10 @ 10:00 am to 12 noon in the GCH. Your English professors will provide chocolate amaretto cake, fresh fruit, chips, and a delicious selection of gourmet teas.  Take a study break and enjoy the company of your beloved faculty and peers!

“God is love” (1 John 4.8).   Happy Valentine’s Day, everybody!

Welcome to Spring 2014!

Happy New Year!  The  English Department & Spanish Minor opens on Monday, January 6 with weekly hours from Monday – Friday, 9 am to 1 pm in Heath 233.  For faculty office hours, please check the postings outside our doors.  The first day of classes is Monday, January 13. 

Mark your calendars for these literary events:

English Valentine’s Tea – Monday, February 10 @ 10 am to 12 noon GCH
Synecdoche Literary Celebration – Thursday, April 10 @ 7 pm to 9 pm in GCH
UG Conference on Global Literatures & Christianity – Friday, April 11 @ 9:30 am to 4 pm in Heath

May your semester receive *blessings* in full!

December Graduates

Congratulations to our December 2013 graduates!  So proud of your accomplishments.  Post-graduation plans include attending graduate school (examples: education / teaching credential, M.S. in library science), teaching English overseas, and seeking employment in Southern California.

Spring Semester begins on Monday, January 13.  English Capstone Seniors: Remember to enroll in ENGL 499C if you haven’t already, whether you anticipate graduating Spring 2014 or Fall 2014. 

Enjoy the holiday break, everybody! 

 

Final English Tea

English majors, minors, and friends — the final English Department Tea of the year is today, Thursday, December 12 from 10 am to 12 noon in GCH.  Just a preview: Dr. Lee baked an amaretto cake filled with whipped cream cheese and guava jelly.  She’s also made a fresh batch of chocolate peppermint bark.  Dr. Hatch and Professor Doody will bring delicious refreshments, too:  Homemade wassail, fruit, and the famous hand-scooped chips.  We’ll provide black spiced chai and orange pekoe tea.  Bring your roommate, bring your little sister or brother, bring your mentor or mentees. 

Everybody, take a break from finals!  Celebrate the holidays with your beloved faculty and peers! 

See you there.

Application to Graduate

If you’re an English senior who plans to graduate in May 2014, please fill out the Application to Graduate available in the Registrar’s Office.  On your application, you must (a) list the courses you plan to take in Spring 2014, and (b) pending off-campus transfer units.  Applications are due to the English Department Chair by 12 noon on Tuesday, November 26.  

Thank you and congratulations!   We are proud of your accomplishments.