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Portrait of a professor as a writer

For Edward Rielly, growing up on a farm in Wisconsin and attending a oneroom schoolhouse are more than life experiences. They are continual sources of inspiration for his poems, articles, essays, short stories and books. A professor of English at Saint Joseph’s College since 1978, Dr. Rielly has been expressing himself on the printed page [...]

2018-09-11T11:56:04-04:00May 1st, 2011|Categories: Spring 2011|Tags: , |

Literary magazine continues to bloom on campus

"Students study literature and create literature. It’s important for them to have an avenue where they can share their own writings with the larger community,” says English professor Edward Rielly. Dr. Rielly is referring to e.g., the campus literary magazine that has been published since at least 1962. (Unfortunately, its inaugural issue date is unknown.) Managed [...]

2018-09-11T11:55:55-04:00May 1st, 2011|Categories: Spring 2011|Tags: , , , |

New books by faculty

Professor publishes second book on Maine's Irish Dr. Michael Connolly celebrated the publication of his second book, Seated by the Sea: The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen this spring. Connolly, who teaches history and political science, focuses his research on Irish and Irish-American history and the labor movement in Ireland and America. Seated by [...]

2018-09-11T12:00:11-04:00August 1st, 2010|Categories: Summer 2010|Tags: , |

“Write me a letter.”

Beyond English class: one professor's assignment reveals the power of writing across the curriculum Writing Across the Curriculum programs throughout the country have two major goals: to help students improve their writing and to help students improve their overall learning by writing to learn. Writing can be highly effective in processing information, gaining new insights, [...]

2018-09-11T12:06:08-04:00May 1st, 2009|Categories: Spring 2009|Tags: , , |