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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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Eastern Alumni

Cy Colon

Cy Colon Visual Arts ’17 “I’ve always been interested in working with my hands, that’s why I’m an artist. Architecture blends well with art.”

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.”

Lucia, Anthony

Anthony Lucia Biology ’13 “During my time at Eastern, I was able to supplement my degree with a variety of independent research, travel and important life experiences that have been invaluable in both my professional and personal life.”

Rathbun, Molly

Molly Rathbun Four-time All-American ’12 “I strongly believe being a student athlete shaped me into the best version of myself, and has made me realize my passion for helping others to do the same.”

Carroll, Marlana

Marlana Carroll Psychology ’11 “There are endless opportunities to get involved at Eastern! I worked on campus and was a part of eight organizations. I found excitement in everything I did because of my surroundings. At Eastern I discovered what drove me to become the marketing professional I am today.”