We are very proud to announce that five of our students won the Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE). Congratulations to Matteo Cerilli, Sophie Corbiere, Royce Luu, Faridah Mazhar, and Yuwai Brian Wong! In 2023, DARE was awarded to only 45 undergraduate students in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional (LA&PS) students. Each winner […]
Curious about where a degree in Professional Writing or English and Professional Writing can take you? Meet Jared Granger, a graduate of the English and Professional Writing (ENPR) Program, a specialized honours degree offered through the Writing Department at York University. Learn how Jared’s ENPR degree set him up for success in his current career […]
Paul McLaughlin, an award-winning writer and course director at York University’s Writing Department, has released The Suicide Magnet: Inside the Battle to Erect a Safety Barrier on Toronto’s Bloor Viaduct, which details the history of the barrier and the citizen volunteers who advocated for its existence. From 1918 to 1997, Toronto’s Prince Edward Viaduct (more commonly […]
Would you like to know what to expect in your upper year courses? Would you also like to connect with your peers in professional writing? The Professional Writing Students' Association (PWSA) is hosting a virtual event on Friday, October 6th from 7 to 9 pm. Here are some topics that will be discussed: Gain valuable […]
Want to get your writing published? The Professional Writing Student Association’s (PWSA) online literary magazine Inventio is calling for creative pieces for its Spring issue 2.1!
I took Professional Writing: An Introduction with Dr. Andrea McKenzie as an elective course in my first year. Describing it as mind-blowing and earth-shattering might still be the understatement of the century...