Tag: english major

NHPR Professionals Help Plymouth State English Majors Learn how “Humanities Work” 

This spring, the Plymouth State University English program, supported in co-sponsorship by the Humanities, Cultures and Communication Administrative Unit, hosted the first in what we hope to be a semi-regular series, “Humanities Work.” For this inaugural gathering, PSU English alumna Zoë Kay ‘18 (Marketing & Events Coordinator, NHPR) brought a whole crew from NHPR, including: Producer, All Things Considered, Michelle...

English Education Professor Kenneth Logan and Plymouth State’s Holmes Center kick off partnership with Franklin schools

“About 20 Franklin public school teachers are enrolled in this school year’s first master’s degree course, which is taught in the Franklin Middle School Media Center by PSU Assistant Professor and English Education Coordinator Kenneth Logan. The course, The Science Behind Teaching and Learning, kicked off on Thursday, Sept. 21.” Read more from the NH Business Review article HERE!

Side By Side 24/7: A Poet and Her Pup Teach the Power of Pets 

Despite a cold winter day on the Plymouth State University campus, the vibe was warm and cheerful inside Room 203 in Rounds Hall this past February. It was all thanks to published poet and former PSU English instructor Ivy Page, and her Service Dog, Tancred. The pair joined students for Christine Carpenter’s Composition class focused on the positive impact of...

Poets & Writers! Game Night! Cash prizes for your brilliant scholarly writing! Updates & announcements for March 2023

PSU Poets & Writers and Centripetal Updates & Events & Deadlines Open Mic: The first open mic of the semester will happen this Friday, March 3, from 12 – 2pm. It will be on the lower level of Lamson Library, located behind the Commons Café. There will be free coffee, hot chocolate, and donuts! The Student Art Collective (SAC) will...

PSU’s Cluster Composition Class Makes Digital Magazines

During the Fall 2017 semester, Professor Taylore Aussiker’s Composition class published several digital magazines to show that communication is not just textual, but also visual. The digital magazine publication assignment went hand in hand with the new Cluster Composition model, which was recently rolled out by Plymouth State University. These cluster classes aim to take a required course, Composition, and...

English Student Takes Second at PSU Panther Pitch

Last week, English Education major Isabelle Elsasser took second place at Plymouth State University’s annual Panther Pitch competition. In the Panther Pitch, students propose a business or entrepreneurial idea that helps solve societal challenges on a local, national, or international level. PSU students of all disciplines and majors can participate in the event. Elsasser earned second place for her nonprofit,...

Why Cluster English Majors with Technology?

In Fall 2017, Plymouth State University kicked off its integrated cluster program. This program threads complimentary majors into units called “clusters”. English majors have been placed in the Arts and Technologies with programs such as Computer Science and Information Technology. Some may ask, “Why cluster English majors with technology?” At face value, the two disciplines can seem worlds apart. But in...

New English Courses on Mindfulness and Contemplation

In the upcoming Spring 2018 semester, Dr. Karolyn Kinane will be teaching two new ENDI courses that have a focus on Contemplative and Mindful studies. The Canon interviewed Dr. Kinane to learn more about these courses. What are courses you will be teaching this spring? I’ll be teaching two General Education courses this spring. One is Curiosity, Playfulness, and Creativity,...