College of Arts & Sciences English

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We know there are a lot of USD English alumni out there - either at the undergrad or graduate level. This page was designed with you in mind.


English Department News

If you have news about your life, such as getting a new job, getting published, or getting accepted to graduate school somewhere, please share it with us by emailing the information to

ENGLALUM (listserv for USD English Alumni)

We invite you to subscribe to USD's English Alumni email announcement list, ENGLALUM. It's free. Messages from USD English Department arrive in your mailbox at the email address that you provide to us. The English Department sends messages that may be of interest to you, usually no more than two or three times a month, including news about upcoming events and accomplishments of alumni, faculty, and current students. To be subscribed to the alumni list, please fill out the Subscribe Form.

Frederick Manfred

Novelist Frederick Manfred was USD's writer-in-residence for many years.

Shakespeare Garden

The Shakespeare Garden, a beloved campus spot for many students and visitors, features plants mentioned in William Shakespeare's plays.

Contribute to English Department Scholarships & Funds

Like most universities, we depend upon benefactors to contribute to Scholarship, Fellowship, and Award endowments to help encourage and support our students. Nowhere is this more true than in USD's English Department. If you would like more information about opportunities to assist USD English majors, please contact Associate Professor Darlene Farabee at