Madeline Clement

Department of English

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PNW student Courtney Blackwell

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First-Year Writing Program

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News and Announcements

Summer Student Spotlight: Courtney Blackwell

Courtney Blackwell of Whiting, IN wants to become a school administrator. She is studying English with a concentration in Teaching at PNW.

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CHESS Undergrads Win Awards in Honors College

Two CHESS undergraduate students won major awards in the Honors College in April: Elizabeth Searle and Kayla Vasilko.

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CHESS Names Outstanding Graduate in English Department

Brenna Uporsky, a 2020 PNW graduate with a bachelor’s degree in English, hopes to work in an administrative capacity in the theater industry.