|In Memoriam – Glyn Salton-Cox
The English Department is devastated to announce the death over the New Year of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox. To his family, loved ones, and friends here, in his native Britain, and throughout the world, we offer our deepest and most heartfelt condolences. Glyn was a brilliant scholar, a very popular teacher, and the kindest of colleagues.
The Department of English invites you to a commemoration of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox on Friday, March 3d, 2023.
We will gather in the Faculty Club’s Betty Elings Wells Pavilion at 3:00 pm and then move to the Terrace at 4:00 pm for a reception. Please let us know of any accessibility requests.
What can you do with an English major?
If you are in English major, chances are you’ve either asked or been asked this question: “What can you do with an English major”?
The English Department has done its best to provide ideas for how to answer this important and yet incredibly broad question. On the website you’ll find links to career ideas and alumni stories that catalog how some of our former English majors have used the skills they developed in the program to succeed in their careers post-graduation.
What about other campuses? If you’re curious what English majors from other schools have been doing with their major, take a look at Dear English Majors, a blog featuring stories from English graduates from across the country: http://www.dearenglishmajor.com/
Remember to also check out Career Services for leads on internships and tips for ‘marketing’ your skills as an English major — skills such as analysis, critical thinking, communication, and persuasion.
Lastly, don’t forget to ensure you are on the English major listserv to get the latest announcements on job opportunities, conferences, internships, and other great resources!