109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541
105 Commercial Center Drive
Ruskin, FL 33573
Writing is a versatile skillset that can lead you to careers in any field. Gannon’s writing program will teach you to analyze and articulate complex ideas, engage with literary works, and develop content for print and digital platforms as you connect
with a community of like-minded writers and future authors, editors and publishers. Begin your career narrative in Gannon’s writing program to earn a career in copy editing, publishing, journalism, professional and technical writing, public relations,
marketing, teaching, law and more.
Students can tailor the major to fit their interests
and professional goals by choosing to focus on the following concentrations:
more detailed course descriptions and degree requirements, visit the
Undergraduate Catalogue page.
A minor in English will consist of 15 hours
beyond the first-year writing courses, LENG 111 and LENG 112. In addition to
courses in Advanced Composition and Business/Professional Writing, students can
select from a range of writing-focused courses that suit their academic and
This self-designed minor is a wonderful
complement to many majors in both Science, Technology, Engineering and
Mathematics (STEM) fields and humanities fields. A minor in Writing provides an
opportunity to hone essential academic and professional skills, including
critical analysis and writing.
Gain real-world knowledge through key writing courses including:
Creative Writing: Practice the techniques and principles of writing poetry, short fiction and nonfiction.
Writing in Digital Environments: Develop writing and design skills for web-based environments such as social media.
Writing for Social Change: Analyze and compose texts that advance causes for social change and justice.
Students will gain a high-quality education that enables success in the rigors of graduate school or a future profession. Through an array of program opportunities, you can:
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Ann BombergerAssociate Professor
Matthew DarlingAssistant ProfessorCo-Chairperson, English Depart
Derek DiMatteoAssistant Professor
Francis GarlandAssistant Professor
Lauren GarskieAssistant ProfessorWriting Intensive Coordinator,
Shreelina GhoshAssistant Professor
Carol HayesAssociate Professor
Kaustav MukherjeeAssistant Professor
Jennifer PopaAssistant Professor
Laura RutlandAssociate ProfessorAdjunct Lecturer
Catherine AmickAdjunct Lecturer
Julie BreitfelderAdjunct Lecturer
Amy DotyAdjunct Lecturer
Robert GuerreinAdjunct Lecturer
Kathy KehlAdjunct Lecturer
Ann-Elizabeth KonsAdjunct Lecturer
Janet LabodaAdjunct Lecturer
Berwyn Moore BrookerAdjunct Lecturer
Sara NesbittAdjunct Lecturer
Patrick O'ConnellAdjunct Lecturer
Laura RutlandAdjunct Lecturer
Becky SchmidtAdjunct Lecturer
Penelope SmithAdjunct Lecturer
Lori SteadmanAdjunct Lecturer
Mary WagnerAdjunct Lecturer
Margo WolfeAdjunct Lecturer
Kalyn ZamierowskiAdjunct Lecturer
Lora ZillAdjunct Lecturer