Tag: Department of English

UA’s CRES Program Propels Noah Oladele to NYC Success 

Desktop News | October 2023 In August 2021, Noah Oladele embarked on a journey from Nigeria to the United States, where he pursued a master’s degree in composition, rhetoric and English studies (CRES) within the department of English at The University of Alabama.   On the memorable day of May 5th, 2023, Oladele eagerly joined his fellow graduates, awaiting the moment when his name would be called, marking the culmination of his two-year academic adventure at the University. With his certificate […]

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Global Voices in Creative Writing 

Desktop News | October 2023 The University of Alabama’s Creative Writing program has recently embraced a diverse cohort of international students, injecting fresh perspectives into the English department and opening doors for the infusion of global pedagogical approaches into the College of Arts and Sciences.   Among these pioneering international scholars are Chiagoziem Jideofor and Kanyinsola Olorunnisola, both third-year MFA students. Their narratives offer profound insights into the transformative journey they’ve embarked upon, beginning with their decision to leave Nigeria for […]

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A Journey to Graduation 

Desktop News | April 2023 December 2023 Devin Cain will walk across the stage in Coleman Coliseum and move his tassel from one side of his mortar board to the other as a graduate of The University of Alabama. Yet that swift, blink of an eye motion, symbolizes the close of a nine-year chapter in Cain’s life marked by difficult obstacles and perseverance.  Cain’s story begins in his small hometown of Athens, Alabama, where he developed a love for The […]

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