Catherine Singletary, Zenobia McCoy and Krystal Isaac were Sigma Tau Delta initiates for 2013

Student Organizations

Student organizations within the English Department include:

  • Freedom Scribes, the NC A&T Creative Writing Club, is open to all writers, dreamers, creative thinkers, poets and any one invested in speaking, writing and sharing the word on campus. “Come learn what’s happening, be a part of the “writingest” club on campus!” For more information contact: Jasmine Caldwell (jccaldwell2009@yahoo.com) or Dr. Anjail Ahmad, (arahmad@ncat.edu) or 334-7771, ext. 2370
  • Poetic Insurgents is a premier performance troupe that presents spoken word poetry at venues on campus and off campus.
  • Sigma Delta Tau, the International English Honor Society, has a chapter at A&T - the photo above, Catherine Singletary, Zenobia McCoy and Krystal Isaac were Sigma Tau Delta initiates for 2013. The organization was founded in 1924 at Dakota Wesleyan University. The Society strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies; Provide, through its local chapters, cultural stimulation on college campuses and promote interest in literature and the English language in surrounding communities; Foster all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language, and writing; Promote exemplary character and good fellowship among its members; Exhibit high standards of academic excellence; and serve society by fostering literacy. With over 800 active chapters located in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and the Caribbean, there are more than 1,000 Faculty Sponsors, and approximately 9,000 members inducted annually. Sigma Tau Delta's central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies. Sigma Tau Delta also recognizes the accomplishments of professional writers who have contributed to the fields of language and literature.
  • Technical Writers in Society (TWIS) is the technical writing club for students majoring in English with a concentration in Technical Writing and students who are working toward a Technical Writing certificate.  TWIS is designed for students interested in becoming technical writers, editors, content developers, grant and proposal writers, usability specialists, visual designers, medical or science writers, and any student who is interested in working to make technical information accessible to those who need it. The goals of the organization are to enhance students’ writing skills, provide students with networking opportunities with technical writers in the community, and to provide writing services to those who need them. Students also join the Society for Technical Communication. See http://www.stc.org/