Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Undergraduate Advising

News & Notes

Check out the October newsletter for tips on registration and a breakdown of courses offered in Spring 2015 that satisfy particular English major requirements!

Upcoming Deadlines:

Friday, October 24: Last day to add a 2nd 8-week course

2014 ENGLISH DEPARTMENT ALUMNI CAREER PANEL

Five alums will return to talk about the career paths they've followed since graduation and to give tips on professional development for students earning degrees in the humanities.

Wednesday, October 22

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

English Building Room 108

Food and drink provided

Between them, our panelists have experience in the following areas (and more):

  • Human resources
  • Employee development and training
  • Library administration
  • Archiving
  • Information management
  • Publishing
  • Editing
  • Event planning
  • Public relations
  • Technology

 

ESC

KEVIN T. EARLY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:  October 31, 2014

Amount:  $2,000

Eligibility:  Any student with freshman standing at UIUC for the 2014-2015 school year and who has demonstrated an aptitude for and a skill in writing poetry.

Rules:  Students must submit 5 poems.  The complete manuscript should not exceed 5 pages.

Deadline for application:  October 31, 2014

Contact and Submission Information:  Jennifer Price, Department of English, 208 English Building, MC-718, 608 S. Wright Street, Urbana, IL  61801.  Phone:  (217) 333-2390 (jajones6@illinois.edu)

The name, address, phone number, e-mail, and UIN of the writer are to appear on a title sheet that will be separate from the entry.  The writer’s name is not to appear on the entry itself.  Entries will not be returned.

This scholarship is made possible from an endowment by William and Donna Early in memory of their son Kevin, who would have been a freshman at UIUC.

NEW ENGLISH DEPARTMENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The English Department will be administering a variety of brand-new internships for our English department majors this fall. Find out more about English Department Internships and how to apply. For more information, contact Dr. Kirstin Wilcox at kwilcox@illinois.edu.

 

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