Welcome! Our department is focused on developing the skills students will need for their academic and professional careers. We are enthusiastic about student learning, and we encourage creativity while building the practical foundation students will need upon graduation.
Davenport University's College of Arts and Sciences, English and Communications Department offers assistance to help students reach their goals. Some of these areas include the following:
- small instructor-to-student ratio
- professional document creation
- professional visual aid format and usage
- APA formatting and documentation
- research skills and source use and integration
- online and in-seat delivery of our courses
- support to other departments and degree programs
"From résumé building resources to teaching proper email etiquette, Davenport provided me with the tools I needed to succeed in the workplace." ~Robert Quick, Marketing Major
Davenport's Literary and Creative Arts Journal offers an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their talents. Students from all campuses within the system are invited to submit their original creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and essays to the journal. Students may also submit graphics, photographs, or original artwork.
From the Panther's Paw
is the literary and creative arts journal sponsored by the Department of English and Communications. The publication is accepting original creative literary and visual arts works from all current students at Davenport University:
- Individuals may contribute up to five submissions in each category.
- All work must be original to the student and not previously published.
- Length must be no more than 10 pages.
- Acceptable literary submissions can be fiction or non-fiction:
- short stories
- research projects,
- Acceptable visual arts submissions include:
- images or photography
- digitally produced graphics
- 2D or 3D work (visual representations such as photographs)
All submissions to the journal must be accompanied by a Submission Form.
Previous volumes of the literary journal From the Panther's Paw can be seen through the DU Archive's Biblioboard collections.
Questions about the literary publication can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org