UPRM’s English Department Honor Roll Students for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

Congratulations to our very own students who have earned a spot in the Honor Roll for the 2017-2018 academic year! Alanis F. Font Vélez Alexander Juan García Amarilis Yera López Andrea V. Valdés Valderrama Ángel G. Trabal García Angelique M. Matos Sanabria Claudia A. Ríos Ruiz Claudia S. Rodríguez Asad David A. Giovannetti Nazario Gabriela A. Díaz Almeida Gabrielle M. Armstrong Velázquez Gloribel de Jesús Vélez Jaime A. Colón López José F. Zayas Soto José J. Álvarez Retamales Joyce M. Acevedo Cabrera Julianna M. Canabal Rodríguez Kiara D. Lugo Carrero Luisian M. Vázquez Ramos María I. Rosado Morales Marina D … Read more…

Personal Statement Workshop

Are you having problems writing your personal statement for that internship or grad school application? The English Writing Center at UPRM cordially invites you to a personal statement workshop where EWC tutors will discuss those important elements you need to include in a personal statement. When? Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Where? Chardón 222 Time? 10:30 a.m. Don’t miss this opportunity! Interested in The English Writing Center? Follow them on FB: English Writing Center-UPRM

MLA 8th Edition Workshop

Having trouble with the new version of the MLA Handbook? Here is an excellent opportunity for you! UPRM’s English Writing Center (EWC) will be hosting a workshop to explain those changes brought by the MLA 8th edition.  Date: Thursday, February 2nd, 2017. Place: Chardón 222 Time: 10:30a.m. The workshop is open to students and faculty. Don’t miss this opportunity! For more information, visit The English Writing Center’s Facebook page.

Internships, Scholarships, and Other Opportunities: Spring 2017 Update

This Spring 2017 semester offers several life enhancing (and finance enhancing) opportunities for you to consider and apply for. HACU Internships – deadline for paid internships. Deadlines: Summer: February 15. Fall: June 9. HACU Scholarships – HACU offers various scholarships sponsored by companies. Deadlines and requirements vary. Hispanic Scholarship Fund – $500-5,000 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study next academic year. Deadline: March 30, 2017. Universia’s scholarship search engine This blog regularly reports on opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, which you can always explore using the scholarships and internships tags. To stay up to date, you can subscribe to … Read more…

Enhance Your Curriculum with Innovation Tracks

Attention English Majors! Have you considered what kinds of skills you would like to develop to make you more successful as an entrepreneur or when applying for jobs? Have you thought about enhancing your considerable critical reading, writing, and thinking skills with training on how to apply them in innovative ways to emergent 21st century market and job market needs? What courses and workshops can you enroll in that will help you achieve your goals? Innovation Tracks— a new initiative led by Drs. Ubaldo Córdova, Mary Leonard, Lourdes Medina, and Leonardo Flores– offers you alternative curricula (tracks) that you can … Read more…

Operation Christmas Child for Puerto Rico

The graduate students’ organization Professional Graduate Honor Society from the MAEE program at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, for the second time, is coordinating the Operation Christmas Child of Puerto Rico event. Focused on helping people with a humane act of kidness with the help of the UPRM alumni. Don’t miss the chance of impacting a school, selected in a community by the association and the social worker, this year the selected school belongs to the school district of Cabo Rojo. If you are willing to cooperate, the suplies needed (listed below) will be received at CH 013 … Read more…

Course Offering LITE5336

Next Semester the Department of Humanities will be offering LITE 5336 which is titled “Literatura Global Escrita por Mujeres” by Dr. Ana Kothe and it will be on Wednesdays from 4:30pm to 7:30pm. Throughout the semester the course will be exploring the various topic, themes, and  representations of the female literacy around the world. The course will begin with the term “feminist” and how it approached and defined by the determined “feminine.” The main objective of the course if not to just defined these terms but analyze the debates these spark in our world today. This is why the course will travel around the world’s female … Read more…

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