Dr. Celia Patterson
Phone: 620-235-4689 Fax: 620-235-4686
We have eighteen full-time faculty members with diverse areas of study, several part-time faculty and a dedicated office staff. Our degree programs launch well-rounded readers and writers into their professional lives. Our facilities encourage students to work one-on-one with peer tutors and professors. Our program activities contribute to the friendly atmosphere we value.
Locate the English Program in Grubbs Hall using Google Maps or the PSU Map (PDF) showing Grubbs Hall and University Police and Parking Services building highlighted.
The mission of the English Program is
To carry out these aims, the Program provides quality bachelors and masters degree programs in literature, language, and writing, for English majors and minors, including middle–and secondary school teacher education students and masters students in the community college teaching emphasis.
The Program also offers academic support courses in technical writing and general education, including composition and literature for non–majors, and has the responsibility of staffing and/or supporting the following:
To insure the health and continuity of its programs, the Program supports the efforts of its faculty in their pursuit of excellence in
To allow the faculty and students involved in English Program to achieve their potentials, the Program is committed to principles which provide optimum opportunities for freedom of expression, personal and professional fulfillment, intellectual development, and aesthetic, ethical, emotional, and social growth.