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TCR Student Awarded $1000 Scholarship

Amber Lancaster, Ph.D student in Technical Communication and Rhetoric (Department of English), has been awarded a $1000 scholarship by the Lone Star Community of the Society for Technical Communication.

December 9, 2004

English Professor and Students Join Wiley's Way Promotion

Dr. Rich Rice, Assistant Professor of English, and nine students in ENGL 3360 and IS 1100 visited 5th grade classes at Tubbs Elementary and McWhorter Elementary on November 4 in an outreach effort related to the book entitled Wiley's Way: El Camino de Wiley.

November 5, 2004

Four Students Organize Panel Presentation at SCMLA

Four students from the Department of English organized and presented a special panel entitled "Confluences of British Romanticism and Science" at the 61st meeting of the South Central Modern Language Association in New Orleans, October 28-30.

November 1, 2004

Ph.D. Student in English Publishes Short Articles

Karen Keck, a Ph.D student in English, will have seven short articles in Facts on File: Companion to the British Short Story and Short Fiction.

September 1, 2004

M.A. Student in English Publishes New Article

An article by Kelly Wisecup, M.A. student in English, has been accepted for publication in The Cormac McCarthy Journal.

August 20, 2004

Two Ph.D. Students Awarded Helen Hodges Scholarships

Allison Boye and Amy Lynn, both Ph.D. candidates in English, have been named recipients of Helen Hodges Foundation Scholarships.

August 20, 2004

Two Graduate Students in English Excel in Popular Culture Research

Two graduate students from the Department of English, Gail Folkins and Kelly Wisecup, have achieved notable success in their research efforts on topics in popular culture.

July 16, 2004

English Doctoral Student Presents Research in Europe

Amy Lynn, a doctoral student in the Department of English recently gave research presentations in Limoges, France, and in Izmir, Turkey.

July 9, 2004

Article by M.A. Student Accepted for Publication

Kelly Wisecup's essay "'Let's Get Semiotic': Reading the Self in Newl Stephenson's Snow Crash" has been accepted for publication in _The Journal of Popular Culture_. Ms. Wisecup is an M.A. student in the Department of English, and she originally wrote this essay for the Women's Studies course Feminist Thought and Theories.

July 9, 2004

English Graduate Student Receives ACM SIGDOC Award

Dave Yeats, Ph.D. student in Technical Communication and Rhetoric, is the 2004 recipient of the ACM SIGDOC Award for Best Student Submission to the 2004 Conference of the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Documentation for his proposal entitled, "Revising Documentation Deliverables Based on Usability Evaluation Findings: A Case Study."

June 9, 2004

Seven English Majors Receive Undergraduate Research Award

Seven undergraduate English majors working under the direction of Dr. Angela Eaton on a quantitative research project about proofreading methods were awarded Second Place for Best Paper in the Fine Arts category at the 10th Annual Student Research Conference at West Texas A&M University.

May 20, 2004

Top Faculty, Staff, and Students Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

The TTU Chapter of the honorary society Phi Kappa Phi inducted four faculty and staff members and 200 students at a ceremony and banquet on April 15. Carolyn Kennedy, an outstanding graduate student and the Executive Administrative Associate to the Provost, was inducted and recognized for her contributions to the academic mission of the university. Dr. Ann Daghistany from the Department of English, Dr. Judy Oskam from the School of Mass Communications, and Dr. Padhu Seshaiyer from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics were inducted and recognized for their outstanding teaching and scholarship and for their generous service on behalf of the academic mission of the university. Undergraduate student Andy Ray Terrel received a scholarship from the local chapter and was also announced as the recipient of a scholarship from the National Phi Kappa Phi Society.

April 16, 2004

Undergraduate English Students to Give Conference Presentation

Seven students in Dr. Angela Eaton's undergraduate research course will deliver a presentation entitled "Proofreading Methods: The Efficiency of Five Proofreading Methods Based on Error Detection Rate" at the 10th Annual Student Research Conference at West Texas A&M University this Friday, April 16.

April 12, 2004