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McGinty and Katsiadas Dance with the Stars
The first-place tandem was Patrick McGinty, instructor of English, with Gabby Pfeifer, a junior dance major from Stevensville, Maryland, and received a $500 scholarship.
SRU Hosting Common Read author Deesha Philyaw
Pittsburgh author Deesha Philyaw will be at SRU on March 31st for a public lecture on her book The Secret Lives of Church Ladies.
Katsiadas and McGinty: Dancing with the SRU Stars
Nicholas Katsiadas and Patrick McGinty will participate in Dancing with the SRU Stars on March 23rd.
DiMarco and Ruppert co-edit book of scholarly essays
Danette DiMarco, a Slippery Rock University professor of English, and Timothy Ruppert, an assistant professor of English, are co-editors of a soon-to-be released book of scholarly essays.
McGinty featured in two online publications
Patrick McGinty, a Slippery Rock University instructor of English, was featured in two online publications this month.
SRU English professor tracking how modern readers engage with medieval text
The way people read and engage with text certainly has changed across the history of humanity, but a Slippery Rock University professor said there's one aspect that makes modern readers similar to their ancient or medieval counterparts.
O’Connor and Ross awarded Butler SUCCEED Fellowships
Mark O’Connor and Mary Jo Ross were awarded Butler SUCCEED Fellowships by SRU’s Center for Community Engagement, Empowerment and Development.
Borgia-Askey published in New York Folklore journal
Melissa Borgia-Askey, a Slippery Rock University instructor of English, wrote an article that was published in Voices, the journal of New York Folklore.
Silvestro writes article for Inside Higher Ed
John Silvestro, a Slippery Rock University assistant professor of English, wrote an article that was recently published by Inside Higher Ed, a leading source for news and other services for the higher education community.
SRU English instructor wins award; will have novel published
Jessica Jopp, a Slippery Rock University instructor of English, wrote a collection of poetry titled “The History of a Voice,” that was published earlier this year. Her debut novel, “From the Longing Orchard,” is scheduled for release in spring 2023.