The FSE Program is pleased to celebrate the exemplary work of our student writers and instructors by showcasing our yearly award winners!

The Department of English recognizes excellence in writing with certificates of achievement and cash rewards to as many as three students each year for papers written in fulfillment of assignments in English 101 and 102, in addition to as many as two students each year for papers written in fulfillment of assignments in English 203, 209-211.

The Department of English also recognizes outstanding instructors who show dedication to their students and innovation in their teaching. Additionally, the English department nominates two outstanding GTAs to the Office of Graduate Studies for University Teaching Awards, and our Department GTAs often win these awards, as well. 


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