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McGinty and Katsiadas Dance with the Stars
3/24/2022
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
3/23/2022
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
3/17/2022
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
3/4/2022
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
1/25/2022
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
1/19/2022
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
10/19/2021
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
9/14/2021
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
9/8/2021
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
5/14/2021
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.