English Students

Mar 1, 2021

Graduate Student Notes for February 2021

Sarah Nollenberger (MA, Literature) presented “‘To donate to the world a good Maud Martha’: Gwendolyn Brooks’s Romantic Imagination” at the 31st Annual Online EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU: Uncertain Futures: Exploring Ambiguities, Hopes and Anxieties, which took place February 10–12.  Isaac […]

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 […]

Feb 23, 2021

Nollenberger Presented at 31st Annual Online EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

First-year MA literature concentration student, Sarah Nollenberger, presented at the 31st Annual Online EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU: “Uncertain Futures: Exploring Ambiguities, Hopes and Anxieties” which ran from February 10th to the 12th of 2021.  Nollenberger’s presentation was titled, “‘To […]

Dec 1, 2020

Graduate Student Notes for November 2020

Michael Ivory, Jr. (MFA) presented “Mad Science: A Brief Survey of Medical Bias in Superhero Origin Stories” at the National Black Writers Conference earlier this month.  

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 […]

Nov 1, 2020

Graduate Student Notes for October 2020

Two MA/Literature concentration students delivered papers at the Southeastern Renaissance Conference, which was held at Mercer University: Meg Sanders, “’The house received all ornaments to grace it:’ Cavendish, Lanyer and the Cavalier Ideal of Bonum Vitae.” Madison Storrs, “Come Dawn: Reframing […]

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 […]

Jun 15, 2020

Meet our Students: Kelly Keener

Kelly Keener (She/Her/Hers) Hometown: Cary, NC Year: Senior, class of ‘20 Major: English Major with a Concentration in Literature   What are some of your favorite classes? There are so many to choose from! If I had to name just […]

May 26, 2020

Meet Our Students: Christian Okoth

Get to know Christian Okoth, a junior in Rhetoric and Professional Writing (aka LWR), double-majoring in Statistics.

May 14, 2020

Student Spotlight: Army Officer Kelli Pryor

Meet Kelli Pryor, an English graduate student and logistics officer in the U.S. Army. We caught up with Pryor to learn more about her experience in the M.A. in English program and her plans for the future.