Archive for the english Tag

All Good Things…

What a semester. Interviews with students from different tracks and departments, two published authors from WKU (and they haven’t graduated yet!), videos, and giant white squirrels. Like all good things, my internship has to come to an end. My name is Jacky Killian, and I am an English major. I’m graduating on Saturday the 13th, 2014. This is my final
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Making Movies with Zach

Zach Puckett is a friend of mine, and we both happen to be graduating this Saturday. Zach is a film major with a concentration in TV production and interned at County Music Television (CMT) in summer of 2014. He shared with me some of his opinions on English and his experiences as a film major, intern, and student. Oh, and
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Finals Time Funnies

Thanks to Andi Nealis for sending this video our way. A little humor never hurt.

Professor and Poet

Dr. Tom Hunley has been with WKU for twelve years. He obtained his doctorate in English with a Creative Dissertation at Florida State University, and minored in Composition Studies and Creative Writing Pedagogy. Dr. Hunley currently has two books under contract titled Plunk—a collection of poetry—and Creative Writing Pedagogies, that he co-edited with Alexandria Peary of Salem University. Jacky Killian:
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Study Abroad While Ye May.

The English Department held a small study abroad fair in Cherry Hall. Here’s some people telling you why they think studying abroad in a useful thing for students.

Tis the season to meet Holly, fa-la-la!!

Holly Logsdon is a senior pursuing an English degree, majoring in creative writing with a minor in professional writing. In addition to being a non-traditional student, Holly works at the Office of Student Financial Assistance, and is an intern for Dr. Rob Hale working with him on the STEPS Program. She spoke with me about the experiences she’s had as
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Meeting Bowman (all over again.)

Chantel Bowman is a long time acquaintance of mine. We’ve known each other since elementary school, so basically from kindergarten to cap-and-gown. Chantel once wanted to be a nurse, but soon discovered she has a niche for English. She’s unstoppable, and has had a book published during her time here at WKU. Jacky Killian: What does it mean to be
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Dr. Mary Miller on the Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing

The 18th Annual Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing is this weekend at the Augenstein Alumni Center starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. I interviewed Dr. Mary Ellen Miller, one of WKU’s longest serving professors about the upcoming event. I want to thank Dr. Miller for her time and her speedy responses. Also, for some humor and to display
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Go Celebrate Some Writing

The Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing is being held this year at the Augenstein Alumni Center on Sunday the 9th of November (That’s this weekend!!). Go and celebrate the writing accomplishments of your fellow students. It’s the perfect excuse to get out of the dorm  or apartment for a Sunday afternoon.

Messages in a Bottle Blog

More information about Messages in a Bottle: What: Writing Group for Students and Faculty. Location: The South Campus Food Court. Time: Thursdays at 4 p.m.