English - Student Opportunities

Department of English


Student Opportunities

Undergraduate English Conference

Friday, October 5th 2018
CCSU Student Center (Bellin Gallery and the Drum)

If you plan to attend, contact Dr. Elizabeth Olson at ebrewerolson@ccsu.edu

The CSU Undergraduate English Conference gives students an opportunity to share with other students and faculty the literary analyses, essays, and creative works they wrote for English, Writing, Linguistics, and Journalism classes. The Conference will begin with lunch, followed by concurrent sessions featuring student presentations.

Sigma Tau Delta

Rules for membership are set by the International English Honor Society Sigma Tau Delta.  The annual membership induction takes place in November. Read more about eligibility requirements and what we're all about -- Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society.

Taylor Greene Writing Contest

Central Connecticut State University's Writing Minors have launched this statewide high school prose writing contest for fiction and narrative nonfiction to honor the memory of Taylor A. Greene, CCSU class of 2017. Read more about the contest here -- Taylor Greene Writing Contest.

Barry Leeds Essay Award

Dr. Barry Leeds had a distinguished career in Central's English department for 47 years. Read more about essay award here -- Barry Leeds Essay Award.

Leslie Leeds Poetry Prize

The English Department is pleased to announce the Leeds Poetry Prize. Former English professor Barry Leeds created the prize to celebrate the memory of his daughter Leslie.  Read more here -- Leslie Leeds Poetry Prize.