The Department of English held a combined Awards Ceremony on April 22, 2009 (CAS 106, 5:30 - 6:30 pm. The winners of the awards were as follows:
W. John Bauer Endowed Scholarship in English: Tim Lowe
McDonnell-Millard Teaching Excellence Award: Professor Johanna Church
McDonnell-Millard Distinguished Student Writing Award:
- First place: Rhonda Grindell (Instructor: Dr. Maria Montaperto)
- Second place:Jerome T. Derios (Instructor: Dr. Sally Chandler)
- Third place: Benito Nieves (Instructor: Prof. Cynthia Cavanaugh)
Stephen J. Haselton Excellence in Scholarship Award
- James Metzger (Instructor: Dr. Susanna Rich)
- Amanda Sabo (Instructor: Dr. John Gruesser)
Kean University Poetry Contest:
- First Place: Jennifer Filannino, "Earthen Aria"
- Second Place: Ruby L. Simmons, "I'm Enough"
- Third Place" Elisa D'Amico, "I Was Losing You"
- Honorable Mentions:
- Patrick Sullivan, "Clothes Can Wait"
- Tim Lowe, "I Like Poetry"