CCC English Department Welcome to the English Department We are known around campus for our innovative, student-centered teaching methods. Our ensemble of full-time and adjunct faculty bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in all genres of writing—poetry, fiction, drama and non-fiction. We keep in mind the universal application of what we teach, and we teach with a view towards students' lifelong learning. We help students be creative. We enrich their lives. Compose Creative Writing Conference, Sat., May 14, 2016 We host our annual Compose Creative Writing Conference on Saturday May, 14th. This year's event includes workshops in Fiction, Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction, Publishing, and Comics, and features a panel discussion titled From Creation to Publication: Finding an Audience for Your Work. The conference concludes with a reception and fundraiser to honor award-winning novelist and beloved former Clackamas English instructor, Craig Lesley, by endowing a scholarship in his name. For more details, see the 2016 Compose Program. In addition to Mr. Lesley, featured writers at this year's Compose include Rene Denfeld, Jay Ponteri, Diana Schutz, Emily Carr, Shawna Gore, Matt Love, Meg Storey, Stevan Allred, and many more. The cost is $15 for students and $25 for community members. Registration is now open! For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Associate of Science English Degree This academic year we're excited to offer a new opportunity for students interested in pursuing English at the four-year university level. The Associate of Science English Degree allows students to choose what they're passionate about from one of four focus areas: English Literature, Creative Writing, Comics or Publishing. If you have questions about the degree or would like additional information, contact Sue Mach, English Department Chair, at email@example.com Department Highlights We support a broad range of writing events and activities, including the CCC Writers' Club and Chrysalis Women Writers Group, which meet weekly during fall, winter and spring terms. Additionally, English faculty work closely with students to publish a highly-regarded national journal, The Clackamas Literary Review Visit CCC's Writing Clubs for more information.