Post Tagged with: "English News"

Alumni News | Harp Receives Community’s Environmental Stewardship Award

David Harp

Ohio University alumnus David Harp, a writer, photographer and cinematographer, received the 13th annual Dorchester (MD) Citizens for Planned Growth Environmental Stewardship Award, reports the Dorchester Star. Harp earned a B.A. in English in 1969 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. He owns Chesapeake Photography in […]

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February 3, 2020 at 9:52 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Washington Post Critic Reviews Dance Built on Character from Mda Novels

Dr. Zakes Mda

A Washington Post arts critic reviews the dance “Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro,” noting how the main character is built on a character from two novels by Dr. Zakes Mda, Professor Emeritus of English at Ohio University. He built his mortality-themed dance around the character of Toloki, the professional-mourner protagonist […]

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January 29, 2020 at 8:54 amFaculty in the News In the News

Chair’s Message | Welcoming New Faculty, Hosting Alumni Visitors

Dr. Linda J. Rice

Dear Friends, Lots of good things are happening in the English Department. It was just one year ago that we celebrated the major renovation of Ellis Hall with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Students, faculty, prospective students, and visitors have all been very impressed with our new facilities that include wheeled tables […]

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January 13, 2020 at 8:05 amAlumni

Alumni News | Phyllis Ann Talley Passes at 91

Phyllis Ann Talley

Ohio University alumna Phyllis Ann (Patterson) Talley of Dublin, Ohio, died Dec. 30 at the age of 91, reports the Roanoke Times. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University in 1950. …A graduate of M&M High School in McConnelsville, Ohio, […]

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January 6, 2020 at 8:00 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Career Week | English Career Panels, Jan. 31

Elena Kennedy

Students are invited to meet and network with three Ohio University alumni at the English Career Panels on Friday, Jan. 31, in Ellis 109 on the Athens Campus. Students can attend either session: 11:50 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. 1:10 to 1:55 p.m. This event is part of the College of […]

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January 1, 2020 at 4:30 pmEvents

Ellis Hall Awarded LEED Gold Certification

Ellis Hall earned LEED Gold certification after being renovated, including new windows and features demonstrating indoor environmental quality. Photo by Ben Siegel, Ohio University

From Ohio University News Ohio University’s Ellis Hall was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for a complete renovation of the 115-year-old building. The Ellis Hall project earned LEED Gold certification for implementing sustainable and high-performance construction strategies in areas including site development, energy efficiency, materials […]

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December 19, 2019 at 8:39 amNews

Career Corner | Quitslund on ‘5 Reasons English Majors Land the Job’

Dr. Beth Quitslund

Dr. Beth Quitslund was interviewed by Peterson’s for a story headlined “5 Reasons English Majors Land the Job.” Quitlund is a faculty fellow and Professor of English at Ohio University. “English majors are good at much more than just reading and writing. They’re also masters of critical thinking, creativity, and […]

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December 17, 2019 at 6:02 pmFaculty in the News In the News