The Tutoring Center at SOU Learn More

The Tutoring Center at SOU: English-Major students Enhancing Student Success on Campus

As winter term is getting busier and busier, some students may need a little extra help getting through projects and papers. Thanks to the SOU Tutoring Center, located in the Hannon Library, where students can get help from some fantastic English-major and English-minor tutors, the stress of projects, midterms, and finals can be reduced.

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Poems We Love

By Annalynn Mueller, English Major

Winter term is in full swing. As we approach week 5 Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. In the English department, one of the things we love is poetic expression! From poetry contests to poems adored by the English faculty, this post is sure to warm your heart.

SOU English Alum Working at SOU Learn More

SOU English Alum Working at SOU

By Annalynn Mueller, English Major

Many graduates of the SOU English program have stayed local and now work for the university. They represent a diverse range of ways to use English degrees, and help out the SOU community every day!

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Samara Diab ‘19, Attorney for Legal Aid Services of Oregon

By Annalynn Mueller, English Major

Samara Diab, a 2019 SOU graduate with a BA in English, BA in French, and a minor in Economics, now works as a staff attorney to help advocate for vulnerable members of the Oregon community. Her ambition, perseverance, and passions are evident throughout her work as she demonstrates how the English program can be a launch pad to pursuing careers that can change the world.

SOU English Major Sarah Sturley's internship at Jefferson Public Radio Learn More

SOU English Major Sarah Sturley’s Internship at Jefferson

By Annalynn Mueller, English Major

SOU senior English major Sarah Sturley spent the summer working with Jefferson Public Radio to digitize old archives. Throughout the process, Sarah not only uncovered the physical media, but also her own interests and strengths as a professional.

SOU Student Led Newspaper The Siskiyou Under New Leadership Read More

Student-led Newspaper, The Siskiyou, Under New Leadership

By Annalynn Mueller, English Major

The Siskiyou is an entirely student-led newspaper on campus that focuses on hearing student voices and covering topics that matter to students. It is a great way for students (especially English majors) to get involved, get their writing out, and their voices heard.

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Welcome Back from the English Program at SOU!

By Annalynn Mueller, English Major

With the crisp October air and the changing color of the leaves, come new students, excitement about the new school year, as well as anxieties and uncertainty that comes with it. In hopes of easing some of these anxieties and welcoming all students to SOU and the English Program, here is some information about the English Program and how to get in touch and stay connected with us.

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2022-2023: Year in Review

By Jewel Blanchard, senior English major

As the 2022-2023 academic year draws to a close, we take a moment to reflect on and celebrate the highlights, accomplishments, and achievements of this year in our very first Year in Review blog story! Includes recognition of graduating seniors, faculty, English Program student workers, and other English students!

Wilson Elementary Students Visit SOU English Program at Southern Oregon University

Wilson Elementary Students Visit SOU

By Jewel Blanchard, senior English major

On May 9, Lady Vanderlip, SOU faculty in Spanish, facilitated a field trip of English Language Learners (ELLs) from a Medford 2nd grade class to get them thinking about college at an early age. The students and their teacher Maria Lumbreras visited the SOU campus, met Rocky the Raider, read a book written by senior Education major Jose Villalobos, and learned about art on campus. Featuring perspectives from Lady Vanderlip, Maria Lumbreras, and Jose Villalobos.

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The Blog Blog

By Jewel Blanchard, senior English major

No, that’s not a typo in the title– this is a blog post all about the blog! In this special edition of the blog, catch up with each of the three past and present English Program bloggers to learn more about their experience, and why YOU should consider applying for the blog internship for next year! Featuring past and present student blogger perspectives from Dianira Piceno, Sophia Lorusso, and Jewel Blanchard.