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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

Justin Piro

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.”

Justin Brown

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.”

Jessica DeFelice

Jessica DeFelice Political Science ’16 “Eastern’s rigorous academic training provided me with the skills to successfully conduct research and proficiently author and present arguments. I look forward to a career of shaping policy to address women’s, children’s and family issues.”

Chris Gardella

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.”

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.”