Important MAE Reminder, Sheri Holman on Campus, and ASK Networking Breakfasts

Important reminder for current MAE students: The first Information Session for the Capstone Portfolio Requirement will be held this Saturday, September 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the SAC 232. Prof. Shanahan will explain the requirements for the Portfolio–which is replacing the Comprehensive Exam as the final requirement for the degree of Master of Arts in English for all current and future students effectively immediately–, describe how to submit your Portfolio materials using Digication, and answer any questions that you might have.

If you have not already RSVP’d to Ms. Jan Hickey at, please check your email for instructions on how to do so by the end of the day TODAY, September 12th.

If you are unable to attend this session, please contact Prof. Shanahan at to set up an individual appointment. For more information about the Capstone Portfolio Requirement, see this page.


Next week’s on-campus event with bestselling author Sheri Holman has officially been assigned a room. Please join the English Department and the University Honors Program on Friday, September 21st from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in SAC 154 for a reading and reception with Holman.


To learn more about Holman’s work and the topic of her conversation on the 21st, please see Ex Libris’s original post about the event.



Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) is DePaul’s network of committed alumni and friends who serve as career mentors, working with students one-on-one, in practice interviews and at job fairs, and speaking at networking events and open houses throughout the university.

One such event is the ASK Networking Breakfast Series, which kicks off next Tuesday, September 18th  from 8 to 9 a.m. at DePaul’s Loop campus with food, networking, and a presentation entitled “Building Your Professional Image.” Click on the attached flyers to see the full schedule of ASK Networking Breakfasts and how to RSVP. For more information about the ASK program, including events and mentoring, visit


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