Students in the Department of English have numerous outlets to express their creativity, develop a deeper appreciation for their field of study, and bond with their classmates. Many students contribute to Calliope, Pacific's literature and arts magazine, and diverse lectures, workshops and poetry readings enliven and enrich our students' educations. Take a look at some of the additional activities our students pursue, meet our outstanding graduating seniors, and hear from our current students about life as an English major at Pacific.
Sigma Tau Delta
University of the Pacific's Department of English is home to the Phi Chi chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society. Founded in 1924 at Dakota Wesleyan University, Sigma Tau Delta was chartered at Pacific in 2012. Read more about the chapter's activities, and standards for membership >>
Our students came to Pacific to pursue their passion for literature and writing. Let them tell you more about why they chose English at University of the Pacific, in their own words.
Read our students' stories >>
Each year, the Department of English recognizes graduating seniors who demonstrate academic excellence, commitment to their field, and an abiding appreciation for language and literature. Take a look at the accomplishments of some of our recent Outstanding Students >>