Writing students display projects at annual event

Seminar in Thinking and Writing  (STW) classes gathered in a “Celebration of Writing” event to present their semester’s research projects on November 14. The people’s choice award was given to freshman Harbinder Jawanda for his project entitled “Performance Enhancing Drugs.” The whole-class project award was granted to Christine Cusick’s Honors Seminar in Thinking and Writing…

Writing ceremony proves to be a success

The second annual Celebration of Writing named two first place winners. People’s Choice went to Nick Sell and Professor’s Choice went to Elizabeth Smith. Professor Emily Wierszewski brought the concept to Seton Hill University (SHU) from her college days. “Last spring was the first run and nobody really knew what to expect,” said Wierszewski. “This…

New society inducts members

Sigma Tau Delta, the newest honors society to Seton Hill University (SHU), is of international caliber. The English Honors Society inducted 11 students to the SHU chapter, Alpha Rho Epsilon, on Nov. 3. “It was much appreciated that faculty and parents attended to support the students,” said associate English professor and chapter advisor Christine Cusick.…

Author visits Creative Nonfiction class, shares advice

Professor and director of Chatham University’s MFA Program Sheryl St. Germain graced Seton Hill University (SHU) with her presence on Nov. 26.  St. Germain was a guest in Associate Professor of English and Composition Christine Cusick’s Creative Nonfiction class for discussion. The class read St. Germain’s creative essay “Why She Won’t Leave: My Mother’s Blues”…