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Dwell In Possibility...

Emily Dickinson

Encouraging the exploration of possibilities is of paramount concern to the engaging and knowledgeable faculty in the English Department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.  Well trained in visualizing and then acting upon the intangible, our professors' goals are to give tangible and realistic skills to the students that graduate in our discipline.  

Students majoring in English, graduate with more than the ability to read and write well.  Through interactive internships with organizations throughout the region and journals such as Straylight Literary Magazine and The Ranger News, our graduates become leaders in various fields; from technical and fiction writing to political advocacy. 

A degree in English says that a person knows how to look at the possibilities and make something happen.  The faculty of the English department at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside agrees with J.R.R. Tolkien, "even the smallest person can change the course of the future."  We want to help you make that change!

Come to UW-Parkside.  Major in English!


Jay McRoy, Department Chair;

Dana Oswald, Director of Composition;

Tara Pedersen, Co-Director of Composition;

For more information please contact:

Brandi Liantonio
(262) 595-2139

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345

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