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Alumni Spotlight: Ruth Dickey

Alumni Spotlight: Ruth Dickey (MFA ’04) has been named as the new Executive Director of the National Book Foundation! Congratulations! […]

English Education Alum Spotlight: Karen Phillips

Spotlight: English Education Alum Karen Phillips is the owner of CORE Gymnastics in Greensboro! She got her licensure as a […]

English Education Alum Spotlight: Brittany Egerton

English Education Alum Brittany Egerton was recently commissioned as an Ensign in the US Navy! Congratulations!

Michelle Danner-Groves selected as a 2021 National Humanities Without Walls Predoctoral Fellow!

Michelle is a 3rd year PhD student in the English Department and development writer with the Office of Donor and […]

Cindy Damm McPeters Awarded The 2020-2021 Hephzibah Roskelly Award for Pedagogical Innovation!

Congratulations to Cindy Damm McPeters (PhD Candidate) for receiving the 2020-2021 Hephzibah Roskelly Award for Pedagogical Innovation. This award honors […]

UNCG Virtual Commencement

Due to the ongoing pandemic, commencement will look a little different this year. The virtual ceremony will take place Friday, […]

Louise Glück, Winner of The 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature, Has Ties to UNCG *Updated*

Louise Glück: winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, former US Poet Laureate, author, and former UNCG visiting lecturer.   […]

Michael Parker Wins 2020 Thomas Wolfe Award!

Emeritus faculty Michael Parker was awarded the Thomas Wolfe Award. Read more at: https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2020/10/university-thomas-wolfe-award-feature-1008

Fall 2020 Graduate Award Winners

Every year, thanks to donations from generous alumni and supporters, the English department is able to recognize and celebrate the […]

Alum Nita Tyndall Publishes Novel With HarperTeen!

UNCG English Alum Nita Tyndall (BA, 2016) recently published their novel Who I Was With Her with HarperTeen! The novel, […]