A Valentine’s Day Poetry Reading featuring students from English 218: Poetry in Performance, plus an open mic
Thursday, February 14, 7:30pm
Main Lounge in the Events and Activities Center
For more information, contact Daniel Nester at firstname.lastname@example.org
MISA and the English Club present:
Friday 18 January at 7pm
Sign-up at 6:30pm
Jack’s Place in the Hearst Building
Final exam time is nearly upon us: many struggle with research papers and best writing practices. The Strose Prose Guide to College Writing 2018-19 is here to help you through the process of writing and integrating your research with skill. It includes examples of student papers as well as guidelines to work through the process of composing a solid paper for a variety of disciplines and genres.
Department Chair David Morrow emailed a link to this article at CBS News pointing out that employers want English majors more than business majors — and other “problematic majors” have high under- and unemployment rates. Among the reasons are:
majors are aimed at preparing students for specific fields…are failing to graduate “job ready” adults, the researchers said. Students in these majors may not be learning communication and critical thinking skills, which means they may lack the writing and reasoning abilities that employers want in new hires.
Communication and critical thinking are key for the job market as well as for the study of literature and writing.
Check out the full piece here.
Wednesday 28th November: come talk to faculty about your experiences in the classroom.
All are welcomed- regardless of your major! If you want to preform or just want to watch, feel free to come and to bring friends!