News & Awards

The College Writing Program Committee is pleased to announce that the recipient of the inaugural Hephzibah Roskelly Pedagogical Innovation Award is Lauren Shook (PhD 2015, Lecturer).

The Graduate Studies Committee has awarded Alicia Beeson the Mildred Kates Dissertation Fellowship Award for 2017-2018. Kristy Crawley was awarded the Keith Cushman Graduate Prize for Scholarly Publications and Kayla Forrest won the Jim Evans Award for Graduate Service.

Jessica Ward won the College of Arts and Sciences Bernard Dissertation Fellowship.

The winner of this year's Graduate Essay Contest is Kristin Yates for her essay, "The Enthymematic Function of Names and Pronouns in Animal Agriculture Discourse" written for Dr. Stephen Yarbrough's Fall 2016 course: ENG 746: Studies in Contemporary Rhetorical Theory.

Terry Kennedy won the 2017 College of Arts and Sciences Award for Teaching Excellence.


This year is the English PhD Program's 50th anniversary. Celebrations include an alumni panel and reception on October 19th along with producing an alumni anthology. Check back here for additional updates.

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Greensboro, NC 27412
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