Student Opportunities

The English Department offers the following opportunities for students interested in writing and literature.

  • The Writing Center:The English Department provides this free tutoring service staffed by faculty and trained students.
  • Tutor positions:Tutoring at the Writing Center is a campus student job. A basic application process is required. Contact the Writing Center Director for more information.
  • Creative Writing Club and magazine: English faculty members advise the club and assist members in producing The Paper Lantern, a magazine of Normandale student literary work. To view the new magazine website, go to:  (don't forget the "the" in the URL!)
  • Creative Writing scholarships: The English Department oversees the process of  annually awarding a creative writing scholarship to two qualified recipients. The name of this award is the Patsy Lea Core Living Memorial Award in Creative Writing.