A branch of Webber International University
- Blair Garnett, Class of \'10, from NC
'; $title[5] = 'Did you know...'; $story[5] = 'Academic programs offered range from Business, Sports Studies, Biology, and Forensics to Creative Writing, Psychology, Education or Philosophy as well as Pre-Professional Programs.'; $title[6] = 'In their own words...'; $story[6] = '"Living on campus is a life experience I have learned so much from. We eat together, watch TV together, study together, and do absolutely nothing together. When I go home for breaks, it's like I'm leaving my second family!"
- Jess Cutler, Class of \'10, from FL
'; $title[7] = 'Did you know...'; $story[7] = 'With St. Andrews\' study abroad programs, you can live in a 14th Century castle in the Italian Alps, attend the University of Cuenca in Ecuador, experience Chinese language and culture at Capital Normal University in Beijing, China, as well as many other opportunities.'; $title[8] = 'In their own words...'; $story[8] = '"As a first generation Latin American, it was different coming here, but I soon realized that I could just be me. St. Andrews is a school for people who like small classes and a close community."
- Anthony Fernandez, Class of \'10
'; $quotefact = rand(1,8); $imglist=''; //$img_folder is the variable that holds the path to the banner images. Mine is images/tutorials/ // see that you don't forget about the "/" at the end if($dv_usepath != ''){ $img_folder = "/var/www/html/new_img/subpage_img_" . $dv_usepath . "/"; $img_folder2 = "/new_img/subpage_img_" . $dv_usepath . "/"; }else{ $img_folder = "/var/www/html/new_img/subpage_img/"; $img_folder2 = "/new_img/subpage_img/"; } if($dv_useimage != ''){ $image = $dv_useimage; }else{ mt_srand((double)microtime()*1000); //use the directory class $imgs = dir($img_folder); //read all files from the directory, checks if are images and ads them to a list (see below how to display flash banners) while ($file = $imgs->read()) { if (eregi("gif", $file) || eregi("jpg", $file) || eregi("png", $file)) $imglist .= "$file "; } closedir($imgs->handle); //put all images into an array $imglist = explode(" ", $imglist); $no = sizeof($imglist)-2; //generate a random number between 0 and the number of images $random = mt_rand(0, $no); $image = $imglist[$random]; //display image //echo ''; } ?>

Former North Carolina Poet Laureate Coming to Writers’ Forum

Laurinburg, NC - Former North Carolina Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti will be the featured reader at the St. Andrews University Writers’ Forum Thursday.

The reading, which is free and open to the public, begins at 8 p.m. in the Ronald H. Bayes Writers’ Forum Lounge of Orange Hall on the University campus.

Bathanti came to North Carolina as a VISTA Volunteer in 1976 to work with prison inmates.

The former Poet Laureate of North Carolina, Bathanti has authored six books of poetry: Communion Partners, Anson County, The Feast of All Saints, This Metal, Land of Amnesia, and Restoring Sacred Art. His novel, Eat Liberty, won the 2001 Carolina Novel Award while his novel Coventry won the 2006 Novello Literary Award. His book of stories, The High Heart, won the 2006 Spokane Prize and served as the basis of the One Book, One Community project at St. Andrews in 2008.

He has received two Literature Fellowships from the North Carolina Arts Council, one for poetry and one for fiction. Among his awards are the Sam Ragan Fine Arts Award, the Linda Flowers Prize, the Sherwood Anderson Award, the Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Prize, the 2011 Donald Murray Prize, the 2012 Ragan-Rubin Award, and the 2013 Mary Frances Hobson Prize among others.

A Professor of Creative Writing and Writer-in-Residence of Watauga Global Community at Appalachian State University, he served as the Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet for the Western Region of the North Carolina Poetry Society in 2011-2012.

For more information about the Writers' Forum, creative writing or the St. Andrews Press, call 910-277-5310, or email press@sapc.edu.

 

Return to St. Andrews Media Releases

© 2014 St. Andrews University. All Rights Reserved.
Access Webmail
Access Moodle

St. Andrews University
A branch of Webber International University
1700 Dogwood Mile
Laurinburg, NC 28352
(910) 277-5555 • (800) 763-0198 • (fax) 910-277-5020
Student Complaints
Sexual harassment and related incidents