Tiger PAWS Literary Art Journal

Tiger PAWS (Personal Academic Writing Space) is a showcase of student work consisting of writing, in both English and Spanish, and artwork that is published in print and online forms at the end of fall and spring semesters. St. Philip’s students are encouraged to submit their writing and artwork for publication consideration. Categories include:

  • Short Fiction (1000-word limit)
  • Non-fiction (essays, journals, etc. 1000-word limit)
  • Poetry
  • Photography
  • Fine Art (drawings, paintings, sculpture, collages, etc.)
  • Digital Art

Student Submissions

Student submissions must be original, unpublished work. Written works will be submitted to Turnitin.com. Students must certify that the work is his or her original composition, poem, photograph, or artwork.

Students may submit a total of five (5) worksThe Fall 2018 submission deadline is October 12, 2018. Files submitted online must be in PDF, Word, or JPEG formats. Fine art may be taken to the Rose R. Thomas Writing Center in SLC 201.1 to be photographed or scanned.

Plagiarism:  In conjunction with The Student Code of Conduct, scholastic dishonesty involves, but is not limited to, “Academic Misconduct, Cheating, Plagiarism, Fabrication and Collusion.” Violations of academic integrity will not be tolerated. Students may be subject to grade and/or disciplinary penalties for academic dishonesty. All cases of plagiarism or other violation of academic integrity/scholastic honesty will be reported to the Vice President of Student Affairs. For additional information, refer to The Student Code of Conduct section on Academic Integrity Violations in the St. Philip's College Student Handbook.

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Student Editors

Students may also apply to be part of the editorial staff. The student editorial staff critiques all submissions, helps choose which submissions will be published, selects the cover art and design, pairs literary pieces with artwork and photography, helps design the layout, and assists with the publication event at the end of fall and spring semesters. Student editors may also be eligible to apply for a scholarship ($1000 for full-time or $500 for part-time students).

Deadline to apply to be an editor for the Fall 2018 semester is October 5, 2018.

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Tiger PAWS SEG Directors & Faculty/Staff Committee

Tiger PAWS SEG Co-directors: Jamie Miranda and Stephanie Gibson

Committee Members: San Juan San Miguel, Dr. Karen Cunningham, Spencer Key, and Marissa Ramirez

Publication Event

At the end of fall and spring semesters, published students will have an opportunity to present or display their work at the Tiger PAWS publication event. All are invited to attend, and copies of the journal will be distributed. The Fall 2018 Publication Event will be held in December 2018, in the Bowden Alumni Center (SLC 313) from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

View previous editions of Tiger PAWS online:

Fall Issues

Spring Issues

Meet our Scholarship Recipients

Tiger PAWS

Contact Information

Advisor:
Jamie Miranda
jmiranda58@alamo.edu
210-486-2722
MLK Sutton Learning Center 201