Author: Cathy Day


  • Good News for April 2015

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students up through the month of April.  Yes, we’re a little late. Finals are tough! Faculty Drs. Frank Trechsel and Carolyn Mackay have each received a sizable fellowship which will allow them to do a […]

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  • Meet Your New Faculty Members!

    Come fall, there will be new faces in the halls of Robert Bell. Here are three of them! Poetry: Dr. Katy Didden Katy Didden grew up in Washington D.C., and has lived in many cities across the U.S., including Seattle, Chicago, St. Louis, and Eugene.  She holds degrees from Washington University, the University of Maryland, […]

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  • Are you ready to take the next step?

    The Career Center wants you to be ready for all aspects of your job search, so get ahead of the curve by participating in these upcoming events and offerings. These are for both undergraduate and graduate students in English. Wednesday and Thursday, February 4 and 5 Résumania 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Art and Journalism […]

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  • Good News, January 2015

    In the latest installment of the “Good News” series, the Ball State English department highlights the accomplishments of our faculty and students up through the month of January. All the Good News that’s fit to print! Mary Lou Vercellotti received a grant to work with Wollo University in Ethiopia. Full details are available in the […]

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  • Voila! Our e-newsletter, (Re)Vision

    For years, we mailed a hardcopy newsletter to alumni. Then, for awhile, we sent them a pdf newsletter as an attachment. And now, in 2015, we have entered the digital age and launched an e-newsletter. We call it (Re)Vision for three reasons: Our lives are always in a state of revision. This department is looking toward […]

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  • Telling Our Story: Meet the PR Interns for Fall 2014

    by Cathy Day Did you notice a difference this year in the English Department? If so, it’s because of this group of students. These are the #bsuenglish PR Interns. Supervised by me, the Assistant Chair of Operations, they coordinated the internal and external communication needs of the department. Let me explain to you their specific […]

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