And the Mellowes Award Goes to… Carlos Santaella and Claudia Irizarry!

Every year, the English Department honors its most distinguished students with the Mellowes Award. The students awarded are selected by a committee of several professors, who take into consideration the candidates’ GPA, number of withdrawals, extracurricular activities, and any other exceptional accomplishments. This year’s winners were no exception. Without much further ado, the English Department would like to congratulate its two winners, Carlos Santaella and Claudia Irizarry! Both Claudia and Carlos, felt very excited and shocked when they found out they were this year’s Mellowes Award Winners. Claudia received the news via email, and she is “very excited and very grateful.” … Read more…

Congratulations to our Honor Roll Students!

The Department of English is very pleased to announce the following 34 undergraduate students have been included on the honor roll for the 2016-2017 academic year at the conclusion of the current semester! We congratulate each and every one of you on this accomplishment and request that you stop by the office today, Friday, June 16th, to pick up your certificates as well as a humble homemade delicia (made especially for you) to keep you going with a little sugar intake as the semester draws to a close (por fin)! The criteria for honor roll include: completion of at least … Read more…

English Department at Cinco Días Con Nuestra Tierra

The English Department will be present at Cinco Días Con Nuestra Tierra with two faculty presentations in the “Carpa de Foro y Talleres.” Dr. Linda Rodriguez will be presenting her new puppet show “Nena y sus Amigos se van de Paseo por Nuestra Tierra” from Wednesday to Friday at 10:00 am, and Saturday at 9:00 am. Dr. Mary Leonard will talk about animation on Friday from 11:00-1:00 pm in her forum titled “Cine Animado: Un Recorrido Internacional.” Go support our faculty in these fun presentations!

SLAM POETRY! FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24!

If you enjoy poetry, this event is for you! Ana Portnoy, a graduate of our English Department, is hosting a Poetry Slam and open mic event this Friday, February 24. The event will take place at La Tertulia starting at 8PM. Here is a link to the event for more information: Poetry Slam Facebook Event Poetry Slam Rules and Extra Information: ***OPEN QUALIFIER SLAMS: POETS PAY FOR YOUR SLOT ($5) AT THE DOOR. WINNERS OF QUALIFIERS WIN THE POT OF $$$, BRAGGING RIGHTS AND ARE AUTOMATICALLY QUALIFIED TO COMPETE IN THE GRAND SLAM IN MAYO (DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED)*** POETRY SLAM RULES: … Read more…

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