Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Arkansas Tech English and Creative writing majors maintain an active chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the national English honor society. Dr. Claire Kortyna and Mrs. Kayla Chambliss are the faculty advisors.


Creative writing and English majors publish two issues of an award-winning literary journal each year. Dr. Mary Sharpe is the faculty advisor. 

Sigma Delta Pi

Arkansas Tech Spanish majors maintain the active Psi Omicron chapter of La Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispanica, the national Spanish honor society. Dr. Alejandra K. Carballo is the faculty advisor.

Student & Alumni News

In this space we will post news from our current students and alumni. If you have information that you would like posted here, please send news and any photos to Dr. Emily Hoffman at

Graduates of our programs in the Department of English and World Languages have recently gone on to MA, MFA, and PhD, and law school programs at: 

  •  Kansas State University  
  • Louisiana State University  
  • Middle Tennessee State University  
  • The New School  
  • Oklahoma State University  
  •  Sarah Lawrence College  
  • University of Arkansas  
  • University of Central Arkansas  
  • University of Kansas  
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse 

Recent graduates are currently working or have recently worked as  

  •  A cardiovascular intensive care nurse 
  •  A coordinator of outreach for Akron University 
  •  A copywriter and marketing specialist for SHI International 
  •  A digital print associate for Independent Publishers Group 
  •  A free-lance editor 
  •  A lawyer 
  •  A legal assistant 
  •  A newspaper editor 
  •  An editorial assistant at Sourcebooks 
  •  An office manager for an insurance agency 
  •  An officer in the U.S. Navy 

Other program graduates are working for 

  •  ESS South Central 
  •  Arkansas Dream Center 
  •  Pope County Library 
  •  School districts throughout Arkansas