OUR FIRST EVENT! Tuesday 12 to 3 p.m.

Tuesday, April 30th, in the Williams Center, will mark the first English Works event! From 12 to 3 p.m. (in Williams Center, Room S204 ABC), there will be a career panel geared specifically towards English majors. This event features a CDO presentation at 12:40 p.m. about marketing these skills to employers, followed by a panel at 1 p.m. of graduates, staff and business leaders on


“The Value of an English Degree in the Modern Workplace”

Our panel, moderated by Tracy Collingwood of the Career Development Office, will feature:

Randy Cronk 

Fredonia English graduate and founder of greatwriting.com

Dr. Lisa Graziano

Managing Editor of Leapfrog Press

John D’Agostino

Fredonia English graduate and Publisher of The Observer

Robert Fritzinger

Executive Director of SUNY Fredonia’s Technology Incubator

David Kaplin

professor of SUNY Fredonia English’s Department

From 2 to 3 p.m. the event will wrap up with a networking mingle where students can talk one-on-one with representative from relevant groups both on- and off-campus that offer opportunities to English majors. This will be a great opportunity to plan for the future and expand on your skills in writing, editing, reading, researching and marketing.

This is a casual event, so feel free to stop by and contribute to our discussion!


Weekly writing challenge: Person, place or thing

Both Eugene Cross and Eduardo C. Corral told writers at the craft talk to STEAL EVERYTHING! Try out this exercise to get the ball rolling and “steal” your own scenes.

<p><a href=’https://christinaestock.wordpress.com/2013/04/16/weekly-writing-challenge-person-place-thing/’>Weekly Writing Challenge: Person, Place, Thing</a>.</p>