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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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Sierra Colon

Sierra Colon Political Science ’17 “Traveling abroad is very valuable for students; You live within other cultures and begin to understand their viewpoints, while expanding your knowledge of how the world works.”

Elizabeth DelBuono

Elizabeth DelBuono Biology ’17 “I was surrounded by some of the most brilliant individuals in the world, and was immersed in the race to find an answer, a gene, a treatment, a cure.”

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.”

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.”

Piro, Justin

Justin Piro Biochemistry ’05 “The majority of my classes at Eastern included a strong lab component. I was doing what scientists do — getting outside of the classroom and working with the latest scientific equipment. Eastern really set the groundwork for me to go to graduate school.”