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If you are passionate about reading and writing, Gannon's English program is the prologue to the career that you desire. You will learn to shape your prose, engage with literary works, construct new ideas and challenge arguments in one of the most versatile programs available. Translate your passion into an exciting profession in copy editing, publishing, journalism, professional and technical writing, public relations, marketing, teaching or law.
Gain real-world knowledge through core English classes including:
Writing for Social Change: Analyze and compose texts that advance causes for social change and justice.
Writing in Digital Environments: Develop writing and design skills for work in web-based environments such as social media.
Contemporary World Literature: Engage with texts from around the globe to better understand and appreciate the historical, literary and social concerns of contemporary world cultures.
Gannon's English program will help you build a diverse and impressive portfolio to prepare you for your career. Through an array of exciting opportunities, you can:
Secure valuable internship placements with Fortune 500 companies such as Erie Insurance and Wabtec Corp., and at local broadcast affiliates of national and local radio and news stations, health care industries and nonprofit organizations.
Obtain career opportunities ranging from education and law to business, journalism and environmental activism.
“My writing – creatively and academically – and my critical thinking capabilities have been strengthened through this program. I have been able to express myself and push my imagination beyond what I thought possible.”
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Laura RutlandAssociate ProfessorChairperson
Ann BombergerAssociate Professor
Richard ClarkAssistant Professor
Matthew DarlingAssistant Professor
Derek DiMatteoAssistant Professor
Francis GarlandAssistant Professor
Lauren GarskieAssistant Professor
Shreelina GhoshAssistant Professor
Carol HayesAssociate Professor
Kaustav MukherjeeAssistant Professor
Julie BreitfelderAdjunct Lecturer
Kevin BriggsAdjunct Lecturer
Denise DivinsAdjunct Lecturer
Ronald FyeAdjunct Lecturer
Kathy KehlAdjunct Lecturer
Ann-Elizabeth KonsAdjunct Lecturer
Janet LabodaAdjunct Lecturer
Jacob LanyonAdjunct Lecturer
Berwyn MooreAdjunct Lecturer
Sara NesbittAdjunct Lecturer
Patrick O'ConnellAdjunct Lecturer
Becky SchmidtAdjunct Lecturer
Penelope SmithAdjunct Lecturer
Lori SteadmanAdjunct Lecturer
Mary WagnerAdjunct Lecturer
Alexander WheatonAdjunct Lecturer
Margo WolfeAdjunct Lecturer
Lora ZillAdjunct Lecturer