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English majors learn the complexity and versatility of our language and literature and cultivate skills in critical thinking, writing and research. The study of language and literature engages students in critical-thinking and problem-solving skills important in medicine, law, philosophy, commerce, diplomacy, applied technology and the creative arts.

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Minikowski, Andrew

Andrew Minikowski English ’12 “When I began law school, I discovered that my studies at Eastern had already honed most of the skills necessary to practice law. In addition to learning to write persuasively and critically, I learned to synthesize diverse viewpoints and facts into a coherent whole.”

Wolff, Jennifer

Jennifer Wolff Teacher ’12 “I transferred to Eastern after discovering the phenomenal opportunities available in the Center for Early Childhood Education. My professors provided me with so many ways to be involved in research, helping me to gain priceless experience in the field of education.”

Gardella, Chris

Chris Gardella Accounting ’15 “Volunteering with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program opened the door for me at KPMG, and also impacted me on a personal level — the gratitude you get from helping a client in need leaves a mark on you.”

Puckett, Olivia

Olivia Puckett Political Science ’11 “I hope to use my education and legislative experience in obtaining an analyst or manager position in the legislature.”

Nicholas Khan

Nicholas Khan Visual Arts ’17 “The art faculty were always willing to go that extra mile, and the additional studio space in the new Fine Arts Instructional Center enabled me to work on my art outside of class. I had a great experience at Eastern that I’ll never forget.”

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