Extracurricular Activities

The Department of English offers many activities that give you a chance to apply your learning and skills outside of the classroom: internships, study abroad programs, Sigma Tau Delta honor society, ECU Poetry Forum, ECU student chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC), and more. Courses in English can also prepare you to participate in student publications, such as The Rebel, Expressions, and The East Carolinian.

The East Carolinian

The East Carolinian is ECU's student-produced newspaper. Learn more on their website: http://www.theeastcarolinian.com/.

English Club

The English Club is devoted to engaging students within the English department, as well as other departments, with the work the department is doing. This club is open to all students interested in discussing a wide variety of topics related to English Studies. The meetings are friendly and informal. Visit their website.

English Honors Program

The English Department Honors Program provides an opportunity for outstanding English majors to undertake intensive research in an area of interest. To qualify for the program, a student must have a minimum cumulative and major 3.0 GPA. Students participating in the program enroll in ENGL 4550 and 4555 in consecutive semesters of their senior year. After extensive reading on a topic and consultation with an advisor chosen from among the senior faculty, the student submits an essay and takes an oral examination on the area of research.


Expressions magazine is ECU's minority publication. Learn more on their website: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-studentaffairs/expressions/.

Creative Writing Club

The Creative Writing Club is open to all students and meets from 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays in the English Faculty Lounge.

Film Club

Visit Film Club's Facebook page.

The Lookout

The Lookout is an undergraduate research journal focused on the humanities and medical humanities. Learn more on their website: http://www.ecu.edu/lookout/.

The Rebel

The Rebel is a literary and arts magazine produced by ECU students. Learn more on their website: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-studentaffairs/rebel/?RenderForPrint=1&mod.

Graduate Student Organizations

English Graduate Student Organization
Doctoral English Student Organization