Calumet College of St. Joseph

English, Writing, and Professional Communications

Student Awards

Each year English majors and minors have the opportunity to compete for a wide array of department and institutional awards.


The Geraldine Martin English Award

This award is presented annually to the outstanding graduating English major. Named for Dr. Geraldine Martin, who taught at CCSJ for over 30 years and was head of the English Program for 20, it recognizes students who have demonstrated their passion about literature and writing throughout their time at the College. Recent winners include

2013: Mary Zielinski
2012: Shelley Lohr
2011: Angela Hughes
2010: Amy Hughes

The CCSJ Drama Award

This award is presented annually by the English Department to the graduating student who has consistently contributed to the Drama Department by performing and supporting plays and programs. These outstanding honorees include

2013: Amada Moore
2012: Charlie Davis
2011: Shelley Lohr

The Ed Zivich Award

English students are also consistently nominated for College-wide recognition such as the Ed Zivich Award, which is awarded by the faculty as a whole to recognize students who are not only excellent students but who also contribute to the College community. English majors who have won this prestigious award include

2011: Mittle Allen
2010: Amy Hughes


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Contact Information

Program Director: Christopher Buczinsky
Room: 177
Telephone: (219) 473-4250
FAX: (219) 473-4259

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