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PNW English Honor Society Member, Faculty Sponsor Participate in International Convention

By: Purdue University Northwest Last Updated: May 17, 2017

Purdue-Northwest-colorPurdue University Northwest spring graduate Jessica Streeter of Chesterton recently presented her critical essay, “Cosey and Cosby: Love and Patriarchy,” at the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention in Louisville, Ky.

Streeter, a member of the Alpha Mu Pi Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society at the PNW Westville Campus, wrote her paper for a course about author Toni Morrison taught by Jane Rose, professor of English and faculty sponsor of the Alpha Mu Pi Chapter.

Streeter presented her essay during the panel, “Problems of God and Women in Toni Morrison.” Rose moderated the panel discussion.

The Sigma Tau Delta Convention attracted more than 1,000 international participants.

About Sigma Tau Delta
In addition to conferring distinction on outstanding students, Sigma Tau Delta promotes interest in literacy and literature on local campuses and in the community while fostering the discipline of English in all its aspects, including creative and critical writing. The international honor society provides members with opportunities for scholarships and internships and to publish their writing in its journals, “The Review” and “The Rectangle.”

Purdue University Northwest
Purdue University Northwest (PNW), a comprehensive regional university within the Purdue University system, has two Northwest Indiana campuses in Hammond and Westville. With more than 15,000 students enrolled last fall and nearly 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, Purdue Northwest is Indiana’s fifth largest public university.