Published on April 2, 2015  

Senior English major Adam Quinn earned first prize and a cash award of $600 for the best paper submitted to the Sigma Tau Delta International Honor Society's annual conference in British/International literature.

Quinn presented his paper, titled "Joyce's Portrait: Education and Colonial Status," at the organization’s convention in Albuquerque, N.M., in March.

Senior Megan Burr and junior Sarah Sullivan also presented at the conference.
 
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