An English major at Elon offers students an array of opportunities. Students specialize in one of four concentrations (Creative Writing, Literature, English Teacher Licensure or Professional Writing and Rhetoric) or pursue a double concentration. Outside the classroom, our students complete internships in a variety of fields or participate in on-campus activites, such as
Writers and researchers, our faculty members remain active professionally, serve as mentors for our students and routinely lead study abroad courses in places such as Ireland, Ghana, Western and Eastern Europe, London, Australia and Mexico.
After graduation, our alumni embark on careers in a variety of fields, taking positions ranging from credit analysts and marketing associates to librarians, lawyers, technical writers, journalists, teachers, Peace Corps volunteers and much more. Still more pursue graduate study in literature, creative writing, rhetoric, teaching and the study of law.
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President Leo M. Lambert spoke to inductees about the importance of appreciating beauty and complexity during the Oct. 30 ceremony.
Rosemary Haskell, professor of English, presented a paper at the annual meeting of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association in Atlanta, on Nov. 10.
Greg Hlavaty, lecturer in English, writes in this column for the Elon University Writers Syndicate about his experience with veterans and realizing that the loneliness they may feel can be just as damaging as physical injuries.
Three Elon faculty members affiliated with the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning presented at the 42nd annual conference of the POD Network in Higher Education held Oct 26-29 in Montreal, Canada
Janet Warman has published "Panther and Jaguar" in "Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse."