N.C. Poet Laureate Visits Campus

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a1sx2_Original1_poet-laureate.jpgJoseph Bathanti, North Carolina's seventh poet laureate, visited Saint Augustine's University Tuesday, March 19, as part of the Department of History's Speak Literature Author Series. The “Speak Literature Author Series” seeks to bring established authors to campus to share their works, talk about their careers as writers, enhance student awareness, and foster greater appreciation for literature and its impact on society. The series will feature readings and workshops from writers in a variety of literary genres. The series will also feature student readings as an effort to showcase the writing talent of students at SAU.

Campus Events


Sunday, May 8: Baccalaureate Program; 6 p.m.; Saint Augustine's Chapel


Friday, May 13: Stone of Hope Gala; 7 p.m.; Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd., Durham, NC; $100 per person


Saturday, May 14: Commencement; 9 a.m.; University Quadrangle