NCU's Job Posting Database Website for Students and Alumni. Quick access at: www.NorthCentral.edu/CareerWire
Department of English
This major can take you anywhere!
The Department of English produces graduates who understand and communicate a Christian perspective in a society increasingly closed to hearing it.
To become a leading center for Christian English scholars and writers.
Writer in Residence
It is with great delight and honor that we announce that Associate Professor Gary Dop has been named: “Writer in Residence” for North Central University. The title honors his accomplishments as a distinguished writer and poet.
Crown College Scholars' Symposium
Congratulations to the students who presented at the Symposium. You each did a fabulous job presenting and representing North Central University. Also thank you to the Alumni and guests that attended in support of the students and Dr. Tennant. More . . .
The following students presented at the Symposium:
Corrie Austin: “A Short Fairy Tale Collection”
Zach Claussen: “Lewis and Freud”
Erica Fulghum: “Imprisoned: The Story of Addiction”
Lisa Hawthorne: “The Impact of Lewis and Tolkien on Adolescent Literature”
Jamie Nicole Hollins: “A Commitment to Change”
Deborah Hopkins: “Pain and Grief in the Shadowlands”
Renee Jensen: “Themes of Good and Evil in Lewis’ Works”
Anthony Johns: “William Tyndale’s Translation of the Bible”
Taylor Lewin: “Loving Unloving”
Lucas Menzies: “The Modern Perversion of the Natural Loves”
Ben Peterson: “The Seraphim Letter”
Victoria Pyron: “Objection to Subjectivity”
Meghan Smith: “The Woman With the Purple Cane – A Short Story”
Ashley Spegal: “Minnesotans Feel the Effects of Iran’s Threats”
Gyles Uhlenhopp: “Nerds Guide to Popularity”
Jaco Von Arx: “What’s Happening to Commercial Radio”
Sigma Tau Delta
Sigma Tau Delta is the international English honor society, which strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature. North Central's chapter of Sigma Tau Delta participates in scholarship opportunities, community readings, writing workshops, the international convention and other local activities. We whole-heartedly support the Sigma Tau Delta motto: Truth, Sincerity, & Design. Learn more. . .
First Place Creative Nonfiction 2010, Anna Smith
Senior Class Poet
Each year a graduating senior is chosen as the Senior Class Poet. This is a life-long honor that many universities bestow. Students submit poems, which are then judged by an established poet. The Senior Class Poet reads his/her poetry at various university functions.
Congratulations to this year's Senior Class Poet - Joy Tuveson!
(click on a name in blue to read one of their poems)
Check out your list of Alumni Favorite Books from Spring 2012
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Del Kingsriter Center
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Essays and artlces that express opinions on literary issues and questions, or profile interesting events or personalities. Pieces should be written from firsthand knowledge of seminal events, programs or personalities.
Deadline: 15th of the month before publication.
Book reviews should be of recently published literary books and should be 150 words; payment is $15.
Essays and Articles should be up to 900 words; payment up to $50.
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Check out their list of writing contests and awards in their Tools for Writers section.
Click above to learn about the 2010 First Place winner in Creative Nonfication, Anna Smith, at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention.
Enter. Win. Get published.
Compete and Win in 10 Categories!
For complete rules, an entry form or to enter online, visit the Writer’s Digest website at writersdigest.com or click on the link above.
4 year registration plan for a Literature Major starting on an odd year
4 year registration plan for a Literature Major starting on an even year
4 year registration plan for a Writing Major starting on an odd year
4 year registration plan for a Writing Major starting on an even year
Here's a list of favorite books that Alumni came up with at the Spring 2012 event. How many have you enjoyed?
Attention Alumni! This survey is for you. Please fill it out and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org. It will help us serve you better and you might get published on our website!
Alumni and current students of the English Department are invited to a Great Books! get together and book drive.
Thursday, March 22, from 7 - 8:30 pm in the NCU T. J. Jones Library West Sunroom. Please click on the above link for details!
Sigma Tau Delta is the international English honor society, which strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature. One of the largest members of the Association of College Honor Societies, Sigma Tau Delta has over 750 active chapters, more than 1,000 faculty sponsors, and inducts approximately 8,500 members annually. Our members have the opportunity to be recognized for their outstanding achievements, enrich their education, help them make career choices, and advance their careers.
North Central's chapter of Sigma Tau Delta participates in scholarship opportunities, community readings, writing workshops, the national convention and other local activities. We whole-heartedly support the Sigma Tau Delta motto: Truth, Sincerity, & Design.
Sigma Tau Delta - Follow this link to learn more about the honor society. (This link will remove you from NCU's website. This link does not assume a relationship between North Central and the link's company/organization.)
This site has grammar quizzes. Also contains links to MLA and APA styles. Is also a great online writing lab. Lots of information, exercises, and quizzes.
Literary Events in the Twin Cities
Readings. Book Clubs. Literary Events. All happening in the Twin Cities!
This is a great online writing lab. Lots of information, exercises, and quizzes. Also contains links to MLA and APA styles.
Founded in 1974 in a loft above a Minneapolis bookstore, the Loft is now the nation's largest and most comprehensive literary center, offering programs and services for readers and writers. Whatever forms of reading and writing you are drawn to, there's something for you at the Loft. Take a creative writing class. Attend a special presentation by a favorite Minnesota writer. Enter a writing competition or attend a reading. You are invited to become involved in the Loft's unique community and to join others who engage in a reading and writing life.
(The Loft is not associated with North Central University and the link to its page does not assume a relationship between the two.)
Local Minneapolis publisher.
Local Minneapolis publisher.
"Milkweed Editions is one of the nation’s leading independent, nonprofit literary publishers. Our mission is to identify, nurture and publish transformative literature, and build an engaged community around it. In addition to our dynamic, international publishing program, Milkweed plays an important role in our region’s cultural life, providing programs for readers of many ages and helping establish the Twin Cities as one of the nation’s foremost centers for the literary arts."
The nation's largest nonprofit organization serving creative writers. In addition to features from the award-winning print edition, the magazine online offers daily news items, advice from writers, and our popular blog about writing contests. If you’re looking for writing competitions, MFA creative writing programs, or literary magazines and small presses that welcome both new and established writers, look here.