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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

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.”

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.”

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.”

Alexis Lyonnais

Alexis Lyonnais Psychology ’17 “I hope to eventually work in the field of corrections; My favorite part of the internship was getting to sit in on visits with different officers. Although the situations of the clients may be similar, every case is different.”

Brown, Justin

Dr. Justin Brown ’09 “Eastern provides an environment that is intellectually engaging, culturally diverse and socially enriching. It is my professional opinion that the KPE faculty are among the best educators in the country.”