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 SRU Good News for March 23, 2011 






SRU graduate earns honors at West Virginia University

Teresa Pershing, a 2006 Slippery Rock University English graduate, has won the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award at West Virginia University where she is completing her doctoral work.

The college awards only one such recipient with this honor each year.

Pershing is studying British Romantic literature, Queer Theory and questions of truth and error in her scholarship.

While at SRU, Pershing was the co-managing editor for the literary magazine  SLAB and worked with the Bridge Project.

She earned her master of arts degree at Carnegie Mellon University, where she was awarded a Raymond Williams Tuition Scholarship based on her work completed at SRU.


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