English Alumni

Jun 13, 2019

Dufresne Participated in International Whitman Week

Shortly after our MA literature concentration student, Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne, presented at the 2019 American Literature Association Conference in Boston, Massachusetts she flew on the next plane to New York to participate in the 2019 International Whitman Week conference.   Dufresne shares […]

Jun 13, 2019

Dionne & Dufresne Presented at 2019 American Literature Association Conference

Our MFA poetry concentration student, Jessica Dionne, and MA literature concentration student, Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne presented their paper at the 30th Annual ALA Conference 2019 at Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo courtesy of Jessica Dionne)   (Photo courtesy of Kelsey Virginia […]

Apr 26, 2019

Technical Communication Association Hosted SpeedCon 2019 – Diversified

On April 19, 2019, the Technical Communication Association led by President, Esther Kentish, hosted its annual unconference, SpeedCon 2019 – Diversified.   The event welcomed over 89 guests and was the TCA’s annual knowledge exchange gathering to promote the latest trends […]

Nov 15, 2018

MA Graduate Cecilia Tomasatti: 2018 CHASS Capstone Award Winner

The English Department is proud to announce the winner of this year’s CHASS Capstone Award is one of our own – Cecilia Tomasatti! WinnerStudent: Cecilia Tomasatti (MA English 2018 graduate, Linguistics Concentration)Project: Same Route, New Immigrants: Identity Practices and Forms […]

Nov 15, 2018

You’re Invited! Colloquium: Alumni Career Paths in Writing & Editing Panel

Everyone at NC State is welcome to come join us and our alumni in this colloquium panel! This will be the last colloquium for fall semester. Come attend and be open to discover something new!

Nov 9, 2018

MA Alumni Discuss their Careers in Higher Education

As a part of our Fall 2018 English Graduate Colloquium series, two of our MA alumni students returned to NC State as guest panelists.  Melody Owens (MA ’17, Rhetoric and Composition) teaches as an English instructor at Wake Technical Community […]

Sep 24, 2018

My NC State Story: Brian Riddick (English ’08)

English alumnus Brian Riddick shares how he realized that his love of literature and creative writing was not a path to law but a destination in and of itself. He recently self-published his first short story.

Dec 12, 2017

Alum’s Documentary Shines Light on Real Lives of Teachers

Film studies alum Rob Phillips got to pursue his passion for documentaries in "Teacher of the Year," a film that explores the complexities of teaching in the 21st century.

Sep 28, 2017

Elisabeth Hegmann (MFA ’09)

MFA alumna Elisabeth Hegmann reflects on how her time at NC State ignited her passion for teaching and helping students.

Jul 12, 2017

Therese Fowler Named 2017 Distinguished Alumna

Therese Fowler, MFA 2005, has been named the College of Humanities and Social Sciences 2017 Distinguished Alumna. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, among other works. Z is available in multiple languages worldwide and has been adapted as an original television series for Amazon Studios, starring Christina Ricci.