Monday, March 21, 2011

English Department Celebrates Achievements

On Friday afternoon, about 100 students, parents, alumni/ae, emeriti/ae, staff, and faculty gathered at the Bernhard Center for the department's Annual Awards & Recognition Ceremony. Guests included Provost Tim Greene, Dean Alex Enyedi, and 2009-2010 Distinguished Alumnus Karl Sandelin. 2010-2011 Distinguished Alumnus Dave Dempsey, now a policy advisor for the International Joint Commission/Commission mixte internationale, an independent bi-national organization to help prevent and resolve disputes about the use and quality of boundary waters in Canada and the United States, spoke on the topic of "Wielding English for a Sustainable Future."

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