The Department of English in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University will host its bi-annual Alumni Career Forum at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Betty Boyd Lounge, E. Moore Hall, on the Downtown Campus.

The forum provides an opportunity for WVU English majors to discover potential employment opportunities.

This years panel of alumni includes David Foreman, a 1994 B.A. and 2000 M.A. graduate of the Department of English and currently the Director of Foundation Giving for the WVU Foundation; Marsa C. Myers, 1992 M.A. graduate and Senior Program Administrator at WVU ’s Department of Human Resources Training and Development;Cheryl Ware, 1991 M.A. graduate and author of three children’s novels, Flea Circus Summer, Catty-Cornered and Venola in Love; Charles Hannon, 1994 Ph.D graduate of the Department of English and chair of the Information Technology Leadership Department at Washington and Jefferson College; and Molly Superfesky, a 1991 graduate of WVU ’s College of Arts and Sciences with dual majors in English and History and a minor in Art History. She is a Grants Resource Specialist with the Office of Sponsored Programs where she reviews agreements and drafts contract clauses on behalf of the WVU Research Corp.

The forum is free and open to all students pursuing either undergraduate or graduate degrees in English; a reception will follow.