English Department


Resources:

Computer Labs: The College of Liberal Arts has two internet accessible computer Labs which are open to all students Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in rooms WH 231 and 232. Students are welcome to do word processing of their assignments and do research on the internet. Mr. Darryl Jenkins is the lab supervisor.

Tutorial services: The Department of English arranges tutorial services in English for college students and high school students, on the basis of need. Contact: Mrs. Linda Ward, Mrs. Pamela Payne or Dr. Geoffrey Rugege

Great Books Symposium: The Great Books Symposium is a cooperative, interdisciplinary student/ faculty discussion group that meets monthly to discuss selected literary works and their contributions to culture in the 21st century. Coordinator: Dr. David Hodges.

Lambda Iota Tau: This is an international honor society for students of literature who have earned an average of “B” grade or better in a minimum of 12 semester hours in literature. The purpose of Lambda Iota Tau is to recognize and promote excellence among students of literature. Coordinator. Dr. Thomas Tracy,

Sigma Tau Delta: This is the National English Honor Society. Its purpose is to confer distinction upon undergraduate, graduates and other scholars in academia. The society is open to all English majors with at least a 3.0 GPA. Coordinators: Mrs. Pamela Payne and Dr. Thomas Tracy.

Book Review Forum: The Book Review Forum meets once a month to discuss issues arising out of book reviewed by faculty and students. Coordinators: Dr. Beatrice McKinney, Mrs. Bernie Evans, and Mr. Adam Collins.

Scribal Writing Club: Encourages students to develop interest in creative writing. The Club publishes the Scribal creative writing journal once a year. Contributions include both student and faculty work. Editorial advisors: Mr. Don Hoyt, Dr. Uju Ifeanyi, Mrs. Pamela Payne, Mrs. Linda Ward.