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Purple Patch


The Purple Patch is Missouri Valley College's annual not-for-profit publication dedicated to readers, writers, and those who appreciate the arts. Expenses associated with its publication are underwritten by the Board of Trustees. The Purple Patch is published annually by the Nu Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta.

The editors of The Purple Patch are accepting submissions of original creative work by Missouri Valley College students. Send your essays, stories, poems, song lyrics, photography, or original artwork to purplepatch@moval.edu. Deadline for Fall 2017 submission period: December 1, 2017.

Submissions, correspondence, and requests for guidelines should be emailed to purplepatch@moval.edu

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Sigma Tau Delta

Sigma Tau Delta is the national English honor society for students at four-year colleges and universities. Missouri Valley College's Nu Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta provides valuable professionalization and networking opportunities for high-achieving English majors and minors. For more information, contact purplepatch@moval.edu