Archive for the 'Undergraduate Advisement' Category

Registration Blitz Starts this Week: May 15th – 21st

Get registered for fall ASAP by attending this WKU event specifically for students who still need their registration holds lifted and advice about registering. See the attached flyer for details:

Graduate School in English Roundtable Discussion Rescheduled

The roundtable discussion and Q and A session, “So You Think You Want to Go to Graduate School in English?” has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 22 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in Cherry Hall 120. Mark your calendars now! For more information about the session, see Kayleigh Brasher’s previous post from March 21st titled “So, You Think You Want
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From the Advisors: Creative Writing Edition

[This post will be one of many introducing the English majors’ advisers and what they do for us in the English Major community. Our advisers help us each and every day, sometimes behind the scenes. It is time for them to step into the limelight and let us praise them for all they do!] Our inaugural interview is with Dr.
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Serious About Applying to Graduate School Soon? Dr. Hale is Holding a Workshop for You!

Many of you have requested information about applying to graduate school, so our Department Head, Dr. Rob Hale has organized a workshop with Drs. Wes Berry, Tom Hunley, and Jeff Rice.  The workshop will be held Wednesday, November 20th at 3:00 p.m. and is designed for students who are in the process of applying or are seriously considering applying during
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Reminder: Mandatory Registration and iCAP Workshop for Freshmen and Transfer Students is Today

Don’t forget the mandatory registration and iCAP workshop for freshmen and transfer students is today at 3:00 p.m. in Cherry Hall room 102. Dr. Molly McCaffrey, our Creative Writing and current Professional Writing Advisor, orchestrated this workshop for students who are unfamiliar with using iCAP or who have not registered for classes on their own; usually these are students who
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A Must Read for Creative Writing Majors Looking to Apply for MFA Programs

Dr. Molly McCaffrey says, “Lee Martin has written possibly the most important piece you’ll ever read about when to apply to an MFA program in creative writing.” Dr. Martin, a Creative Writing Professor at The Ohio State University, was inspired to write “Applying for an MFA Program? Woa! Not So Fast” on his blog, The Least You Need to Know:
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Need Help with Registration and iCAP? Dr. McCaffrey is Here to Help!

On Friday, November 8th at 3:00 p.m. Dr. Molly McCaffrey will be holding a registration and iCAP workshop for students in Cherry Hall 102. This workshop is for students who are not used to using iCAP or who have not registered for classes on their own; usually these are students who are new to WKU (freshmen and transfer students), but
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[Creativewriting-list] New Lit Minor

Dear English majors, Good news—the Board of Regents approved the new minor in literature this summer.This minor is ONLY for English majors in the creative/professional writing tracks and for those majoring in English for Secondary Teachers. Non-English majors still need to minor in “English.” I’ve attached the corresponding worksheet (see “lit minor pdf” link below). Just like the professional and
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English 412: Theory and Practice of Rhetoric

Dr. Jeffrey Rice provides us with some information about a class he’ll be taking over next semester. A native to the gray midlands of Ohio, I came to Western in the fall of 2011 as the newest Professional Writing faculty member. For the past three years, I served as the First-Year Writing Coordinator at the University of Florida, where I
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