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‘Let’s Stop Apologizing for Being English Majors’

Jarod Anderson

By Jarod Anderson Operations Manager at Columbus State Community College Foundation If I had a nickel for every time I heard English Literature mentioned as one of the least practical majors on news programs, I’d have… well, I don’t know what I’d have. I was an English major. Math really […]

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November 14, 2014 at 10:15 amNews

English Alum Writes for Demand Media

Ohio University alum Bailey Shoemaker Richards ’11 is a writer with Demand Media. Read her recent article on “How to Incorporate in a State You Don’t Live in.” She earned a B.A. in Creative Writing from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Richards has contributed to numerous […]

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November 12, 2014 at 1:39 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Spanish and English Alum with Teach for America

Valley Star reporter Dave Favila profiled Ohio University alum Kristen Helmsdoerfer ’14 in a story on “Home for now.” Helmsdoerfer earned two Ohio University degrees, a B.A. in Spanish from the College of Arts & Sciences and B.A. in English from the Honors Tutorial College. Ohio is a long way […]

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November 11, 2014 at 3:20 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

English Alum Helping Athens Library with Digital Literacy Pilot

Ohio University alum Shaila Meeker ’14 is an AmeriCorps member helping Athens County Public Libraries in a pilot program called Guiding Ohio Online, reports the Athens News. Guiding Ohio Online places AmeriCorps members in rural Ohio libraries to deliver digital literacy training through computer classes, one-on-one computer assistance, and outreach. […]

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November 10, 2014 at 6:14 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Gazette Writes About Alum and Her Best-Selling Novels

The Chillicothe Gazette writes about Ohio University alum Karen Harper ’67 returning to Chillicothe, the setting for her best-selling novels, for a reading. Harper earned a B.A. in English from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. CHILLICOTHE – A New York Times bestselling author from Columbus whose […]

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November 6, 2014 at 6:11 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Hardison is Langston Hughes Visiting Professor at the University of Kansas

Dr. Ayesha Hardison is the Fall 2014 Langston Hughes Visiting Professor at the University of Kansas. Hardison is Associate Professor of English at Ohio University, where she teaches courses in African American literature. Her first book, Writing through Jane Crow: Race and Gender Politics in African American Literature (American Literatures […]

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November 6, 2014 at 5:56 pmFaculty in the News In the News

County Courier: Giese Gives Schreiner University Syers Lecture

Dr. Loreen Giese, Professor of Shakespeare and early modern drama at Ohio University, was the featured speaker at the Schreiner University Syers Lecture on Oct. 23, reports the Bandera County Courier. She presented “Uncovering Cruelty in Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew and Early Modern London.” The marriage of Katherine […]

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October 28, 2014 at 11:11 pmFaculty in the News In the News