The program excels at providing students with friendly advisors who welcome one-on-one conversations about writing, books, food and life. Students are given numerous opportunities, such as professor-led study abroad trips and membership in Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, to develop long-lasting relationships that will enrich the personal and professional life of the student.
Additional benefits include:
- Participation in the yearly Les Bailey Writers Series
- Professional experience though Saint Martin's student publication, The Belltower
- Membership in the SMU English Majors Facebook page
- Internships with local businesses
- Training in industry standard software
- Creative writing retreats at the Saint Martin's Abbey's Lambert Lodge, a beautiful, restorative, retreat center on Eld Inlet in the Puget Sound