Thank you for your continued support of the Department of English.

Your contribution to this unrestricted fund plays a pivotal role in empowering our department to excel in academic pursuits, foster innovation, and provide unparalleled opportunities for our students, faculty, and staff. With your support, we can continue to make a lasting impact on education, research, and the overall experience of everyone within our community.

Thank you once again for your belief in our mission and for being an essential part of our journey towards excellence. Below are just a few examples of the work our excellence fund accomplished last year. We look forward to keeping you informed about the positive outcomes and achievements that your generosity helps us realize.

With sincere appreciation, GO COUGS!

  • Ireland Study Abroad trip, which featured meetings with poets across Ireland.
  • Reviving our chapter of the English Honor society, Sigma Tau Delta, and providing honorary memberships to the first eight students who signed up.
  • Hosting a Young Adult Fiction writer to present her work to English Club.
  • Sending interns for our undergraduate journal, LandEscapes, and our online journal, Blood Orange Review, to the conference of the Associated Writing Programs in Seattle, where they staffed a table to introduce participants to WSU’s publications and encourage submissions.
  • Taking graduate students to the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment in Portland in July, where they presented papers.
  • Contributing funds for a beautiful art exhibit and reception featuring Ukrainian artists who recently arrived in Pullman.