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Kathy Bassard Awarded CTE Grant

Department of English faculty member Kathy Bassard has won a VCU Center for Teaching Excellence grant to create a Faculty Learning Community for next academic year. Kathy will be working with others in VCU’s Black Educational Association to find methods for enhancing the learning experience of African American students at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Lee Bloxom Awarded PNC Foundation Grant

MATX student Lee Bloxom has been awarded an $8,000 grant to conduct an oral history of 20th century farm life on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The announcement comes from The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the PNC Foundation who made the award jointly. The grant covers the collection phase of the project. During this phase,…

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Clint McCown’s Dead Languages Nominated for Several Honors

Clint McCown’s latest collection, Dead Languages, was nominated for several significant honors, including the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the Lenore Marshall Prize, the Yale Bollingen Prize, the Poet’s Prize, the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the William Carlos Williams Award, the Bobbitt Prize, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize

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