CREATE! Micro-Grant Virtual Exhibit Launches Displaying Winning Projects

The CREATE! Micro-Grant Program supported the launch of 12 student projects that analyze and respond to racial injustice and the struggles brought on by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These projects, ranging from interpretive dance and musical performances to traditional Anishinaabe quill work, videos, podcasts, personal essays, and poetry, can now be viewed online through the CREATE! Micro-Grant Virtual Exhibit.

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Claudia Rankine Delivers Signature Lecture

The College of Arts & Letters was pleased to host MacArthur Genius, Guggenheim Fellow, and acclaimed author Claudia Rankine as a part of the College’s Signature Lecture Series. This online event took place November 12 with about 360 people tuning in to the online interactive talk on racism and social justice.

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MSU NCTE Student Group Wins National Excellence Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

For the fourth consecutive year, MSU’s National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) student organization has earned the NCTE Student Affiliate Excellence Award. The MSU group, which is affiliated with the Department of English, is one of four student organizations from across the country to receive this award this year, which recognizes student groups that meet the NCTE’s qualifications of excellence.

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Conversations with the College of Arts & Letters Students

On October 6, 2020 College of Arts & Letters students Carly Lize (English 2021), Devin Heard (Humanities Pre-Law 2021), Alia Jones (Humanities Pre-Law 2021), Abbey Clothier (Humanities Pre-law 2021) and Jordyn Joseph (Professional Writing/Accounting 2022) shared why they chose their major, the careers they are striving for, favorite places on campus, how they are managing during these times, and the new opportunities ahead for them.

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Abby Jaroszewicz

Abby Jaroszewicz, who graduated this spring with a B.A. in English, a minor in Linguistics, and a minor in Women and Gender Studies, is this year’s recipient of the College…

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