There are many opportunities for student involvement in the Westminster English program. From clubs to poetry series, to opportunities for professional publication, the English program supports an involved student community. Please use the links to access specific program information:
The English Society
The English Society promotes the study of literature and the English language. The club sponsors special events and/or trips for students, provides a forum for English majors to discuss common concerns, and acquaints students with career possibilities.
Many internship opportunities exist for the English major. Please visit the Career Center to find out how to earn credit for an internship.
The Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series
Notable writers read in The Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series and visit classes.
The Academy of American Poets
Students may enter the yearly contest judged by one of our distinguished visiting writers and administered by The Academy of American Poets. Submit one to three poems, each identified with name, address, and phone numbers, to submishmash.com starting Jannuary 1, 2013 January 31, 2013 is the deadline.
English majors are encouraged to submit papers to the annual
The Associated Writing Programs
Westminster College is a member of The Association of Writers and Writing Programs. Benefits for creative writing students include a subscription to the Writers Chronicle and the AWP Job List. In addition, students may participate in literary competitions for members only, and they receive discounts on the Annual Conference registration.
Travel Study Program
Westminster College students can travel internationally for credit during May Term. Past programs have included literary tours to England and Ireland.
College Honors Program
Many English majors are members of the Westminster Honors Program.