English Alumni

Feb 25, 2021

Second-Year MFA Student, Isaac Hughes Green, Won the 2021 Jacobs/Jones African-American Literary Prize & 2021 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers!

Congratulations to our second-year MFA student, Isaac Hughes Green, for winning the 2021 Jacobs/Jones African-American Literary Prize for his work, “Fifteens.” In addition, he won the 2021 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers! We couldn’t be more proud […]

Nov 9, 2020

Student Spotlight: NDS to MSTC Graduate Student, Maggie Thompson

Meet Maggie Thompson, a full-time employee at NC State University who began her experience with us as a Non-Degree Studies (NDS) student and transitioned to a part-time graduate student of the M.S. in Technical Communication program. Despite her busy schedule […]

Sep 17, 2020

Student Spotlight: International Grad Student, Red Hat Intern Sayee Jadhav

Meet Sayee Jadhav, an international student in her second year of the M.S. in Technical Communication program.  Although COVID-19 disrupted much of the normal student life on campus, Jadhav offered us some time away from her teaching assistant responsibilities to […]

Apr 24, 2020

Morillo and Vause Profiled in Focus Vol. 33

Congratulations to MA literature concentration student, Katelyn Vause! She was profiled in NC State’s library magazine with English professor, Dr. John Morillo, on Focus Vol. 33. No. 3!  Read how they both dived deep into the Animal Rights Archive on page fourteen […]

Mar 6, 2020

Clem Presented at Western States Communication Association 2020

Logan Clem, a second-year MA rhetoric and composition concentration student, traveled to Denver last month with funding under the English Graduate Travel Award to present his paper at the Western States Communication Association conference.  He shared — “Last month, I attended […]

Dec 4, 2019

How I Think and Do: Storyteller Cadwell Turnbull

Alumnus Cadwell Turnbull (M.A. in English; MFA ’15) is a science fiction and fantasy author. Learn more about his debut novel, "The Lesson," and hear what he values from his time at NC State.

Nov 26, 2019

Dufresne Presented at 2019 National Council of Teachers of English

Our MA literature concentration student, Kelsey Virginia Downs Dufresne, just presented her paper, “21st Century Teaching: Bringing a Publishing Curriculum to Your Classroom” at the 2019 National Council of Teachers of English in Baltimore, Maryland! Her presentation explored how teachers […]

Nov 22, 2019

Jane Rogers: Supporting Students’ Leadership Potential

English alumna Jane Rogers mentors and supports students in countless ways. Meet the Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 Distinguished Alumna.

Oct 18, 2019

Xie Presented at the 37th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication

Our MSTC student, Chenxing Xie, presented her research “A Corpus-assisted Analysis of Recruitment Postings in Content Strategy” at the 37th Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Conference on the Design of Communication (SIGDOC) in Portland, OR on October 4, 2019. […]

Oct 17, 2019

Wilhite Selected As A Finalist for University’s 3MT Competition

Congratulations to Angela Wilhite, an MFA in our program, who has been selected as one of the finalists for the university’s 3MT (three-minute thesis) competition!      This competition asks graduate students to deliver a short presentation that sums up their graduate […]