Literary art magazine wins third consecutive international distinction


Zephyrus places third in Sigma Tau Delta competition

International Society of English Honor Tau Sigma Delta Alvernia students recognized for their work on Zephyr, the university’s literary arts journal, in the Outstanding Literary Arts Journal competition for the third consecutive year. the 2018 and 2019 Editions of the publication were both awarded second place.

“The creativity of our students and their ability to produce this publication has been recognized as being of superior quality for three years in a row,” said associate professor of English and educational advisor at Zephyrus. Dr Thomas Bierowski. “On behalf of the university, I say well done and thank you. They put Alvernia on the creative map, a big time.

Zephyrus is a student publication comprised of unique art, poetry, short stories, photographs and videos from all of Alvernia’s students. Zephyrus’ board of directors encouraged its peers to submit original creative works that express the theme of “House,” and worked tirelessly through the difficult circumstances of the pandemic to produce the award-winning edition.

“Adapting to the difficulties of working virtually created some hurdles, but the team rose to the challenge this year beautifully,” said the student editor. Sidney goodman ’21. “Everyone did their best and made this year’s edition really great. “

Sigma Tau Delta’s Alvernia Chapter received a prize of $ 300 for placing third out of over 900 chapters around the world.

For the 2021 edition, the editorial staff has chosen “Regeneration” as their theme. He encourages all forms of artistic submissions for the spring semester in hopes of continuing their winning streak.


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