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Hodges Library Hosts English 118 Poster Contest

On December 6, the excellent research students do in English 118 was recognized by the 2017 Honors First-Year Writing Symposium’s poster contest. The First-Year Composition Program, University Libraries, the Office of Undergraduate Research, and the Writing Center sponsored this contest for the best poster that visually communicates an English 118 research project.

The finalist posters were judged by the Student Success Librarian for Information Literacy from the University Libraries, Charissa Powell, the Program Coordinator of the Office of Undergraduate Research, Susan Troop, and the Associate Director of Composition, Tawnysha Greene, and were scored on the basis of First Impression, Research Content, Layout/Readability, and Correctness.

Cash prizes for posters were awarded for 1st and 2nd places.


1st Place:  “The Evolution of The Tennessee Girl Handbook,” Katie Reif
Instructor: Marcel Brouwers

2nd Place: “Is Change Really Inevitable?: A Case Study,” Lydia Russell
Instructor: Marcel Brouwers

All finalist posters were displayed in the Mary Greer Room in the Hodges Library during the competition.Congratulations to our winners! Many thanks also to the staff of the Hodges Library, especially Kelly Tilton, the Information Literacy Instruction Librarian, and Connie Inman, the Senior IT Technologist, for all their help in running the contest this year!

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