Archive for December, 2012


0 Commentsby   |  12.21.12  |  Advising Information

The Department of Language and Literature salutes its majors who made the Fall 2012 Dean’s List:

Jessica Allen Cara Kramar Audrey Schaffner
Daniel Archer Heather Kregel Lauren Shrader
Rachel Belcher Richard Lyne Ellen Smith
Hutton Brown Maggie Marshall Katy Smith
Wesley Bryant Maggie McAlister Stephanie Vasquez
James Churchill Daniel Merritt Rebecca Voran
Kathryn Cukrowski Luke Morgan Linda Ware
Julia Curtis Jennifer Moser Kelsey Weems
Hanna Beth Davis Emily Moses Katelyn Werner
Emily Eastman Peyton Mosley Alicia Wood
Rebecca Fowler Whitney Noel Elisa Wyrick
Abigail Fransen Kimberly Pamplin
Hanna Fugett Meghan Reynolds
David Gasvoda Erik Ringle
Michael Knapp Abigail Runnels

Summer Teaching Opportunities

0 Commentsby   |  12.10.12  |  Advising Information, Announcements, Career Planning & Information

The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2013 teaching positions. We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. We provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support.

Summer teaching positions with the Institute offer the opportunity to:

  • Earn more than $6,000 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $500 and $700 per week while teaching.
  • Gain over 500 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.
  • Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books.

The Institute is an educational service provider that teaches developmental reading programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States. Our classes for students of all ages improve their reading skills and teach them to experience absorption in literature.

We hire people who:

  • Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline
  • Are responsible and hard working
  • Have good communication and organizational skills
  • Will be patient and supportive with students
  • Have regular access to a reliable car

We invite you to submit an online application and learn more about teaching for the Institute at our website:

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The Power of Words

0 Commentsby   |  12.10.12  |  Advising Information

A short but moving video on the power of words.

Announcing the ACU Undergraduate Research Festival

0 Commentsby   |  12.05.12  |  Advising Information, Announcement

The 5th Annual ACU Undergraduate Research Festival will be Thursday and Friday, April 4 and 5, 2013. We hope several of our majors can participate in the festival this year.Applications are due by February 8th. Submissions will be accepted beginning January 14th.   If you are interested in participating, please contact Paul Varner at
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