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English & Modern Languages Contact

Department Chair:

Dr. Celia Patterson

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Contact Person:
Shannon Spear

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Phone: 620-235-4689
Fax: 620-235-4686

English Program
434 Grubbs Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

English Stories



  • Outstanding Seniors Austin Osborn and Jessica BerberichGlenn Storey's second chance at college includes study abroad (Sun)
  • Outstanding seniors hope to inspire with addresses (PSU Story)
  • Family of English Student named 2012 Honorary Family (PSU Story | Youtube)
  • Literary project produces high-class board games (PSU Story)
  • PSU Senior Bartholomew Klick get their first taste of success (Sun)




Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty Authors ReceptionProfessor says international experience made her a better teacher (PSU)
  • University honors authors (PSU Story)
  • Professor Jamie McDaniel talks zombies (KOAM)
  • Professor Stephen Meats releases second book of poetry (PSU story | Sun)
  • PSU assistant professor Lowell Mick White writes new novel (Sun)
  • PSU creates veterans writing group (Sun)
  • Library honors faculty authors (PSU Story)
  • De Grave novel inspired by Joplin Tornado (Sun | PSU story)
  • Dr. Paul McCallum is recognized as an outstanding faculty recipient (Youtube)
  • PSU professor: students, faculty share writing woes (PSU Story)
  • University honors faculty authors (PSU Story)
  • Professor shares his passion for zombies, vampires and other scary things (PSU Story)


Alumni and Friends

  • poetry
  • Alumnus builds legacy of caring for patients (AAFP | Bladen Journal)
  • Two creative writing graduates present their poetry (Sun)
  • Prize Writer Robin Pettibon (Universitas)




Readings, Events, Speakers, and Lectures

  • Novelist Thomas Fox Averillpoet, former PSU professor reads from her work (PSU Story)
  • Kansas author speaks at PSU (PSU Story | Sun)
  • PSU hosts performance poet Thursday (PSU Story)
  • Celebrated young author to speak at PSU (PSU Story)
  • Novelist Thomas Fox Averill opens writers series (PSU Story)
  • Novelist Larry Heinemann to speak at PSU (PSU Story)
  • Visiting Writers Series brings author Whitney Terrell to PSU (PSU Story)
  • Acclaimed Native American author to read from his works at PSU (PSU Story)
  • PSU hosts novelist Kellie Wells (PSU Story)
  • Poets celebrate Kansas (PSU Story | Sun)
  • Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg uses her position as poet laureate to build community (Sun)
  • Collaboration of fear (Sun | Globe)
  • Author Kevin Brockmeier to read from his fiction (PSU Story)
  • Poet Allison Joseph to speak at PSU (Sun)
  • Emmett lecture set for Sep. 27 (PSU Story)
  • Writers series brings acclaimed poet Geoffrey Nutter to PSU (PSU Story)
  • Daughter of Holocaust survivor to deliver the DeGruson Lecture (PSU Story)
  • Writer series brings acclaimed poet to PSU (PSU Story)


For more stories and press releases,
visit 'Stories of Pitt State' and the PSU 'Press and Media Center'

Also visit the English Program videos page