Lit Buffs

Interested in exploring the literary world, both on and off campus? Join a fun, lively group of fellow undergraduate students for activities and events that will stimulate your intellectual curiosity and create deep and lasting connections. There are opportunities for everyone, from the shyest bookworm to the born orator; you can take part in our philosophical discussion groups, writing workshops, outreach efforts to area high schools and community organizations, and help us bring inspiring guest speakers. We have both formal and informal venues for members to share their writing, including a web-based magazine.

Spring 2020 meetings will happen at 4:30 PM in Hellems 115 (study lounge).

For more info about joining, contact Literary Buffs mentor, Elizabeth Anderman.

For information on meeting dates, check the English Department calendar. We promise engaging intellectual discussions and fun writing activities. Interested in learning more? Sign up for the Literary Buffs.

English Undergraduate Student Advisory Council

The Undergraduate Student Advisory Council is a professional development student organization that offers undergraduate students the opportunity to shape their experience as an English major and a member of the English Department community. 

Students on the Council work with faculty, staff, and their fellow students to organize events, develop outreach programs, promote English as a major and minor, connect with alumni, and enhance the English student experience. This is a fun way to become more involved with the English Department and develop your professional skills! 

Interested in learning more about the Council? Join our meetings every Friday at 1:30 PM in the Dilts Lounge (Hellems 124). For more details, sign up for the English Undergraduate Student Advisory Council, or contact mentor Teresa Nugent.


Creative Arts Journal – Editorial Staff

Walkabout is an all student-run publication that celebrates undergraduate creative work of all kinds. If you are an artist, poet, or writer, we want to see your work! Submit fiction, poetry, and visual arts as attachments to and you could see your work published during the spring semester.

Co-editors for 2019-20 academic year are Melissa Sprinkler and Ally Faller. Walkabout is seeking creative, passionate, and dedicated people to join our editing team. Visit the Walkabout website for position descriptions and application materials.

For questions or for more information, email us at or find us on Facebook or on the web at:

Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta is an Undergraduate English Honor Society dedicated to fostering literacy and all aspects of the discipline of English. With over 900 local chapters in the U.S. and abroad, Sigma Tau Delta continues to confer distinction for high achievement in English language, literature, and writing.

To join, you must have taken at least 2 upper-division English courses, have an English GPA of 3.3, and an overall GPA of 3.5 

For more info about joining, contact Sigma Tau Delta advisor, Elizabeth Anderman.