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The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Recommended by: Amanda Rosemergy

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Book Swap and Sale
November 12, 2015 10:00am to 5:00pm Fireplace Lounge, Nazareth Hall

Touchstones fall 2015
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Susan Bartoletti-English Department alumna and award-winning author
September 23, 2015 at 7:30 in Nazareth dining hall

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Program Overview

The English Department at Marywood University is a dynamic learning community dedicated to exploring the beauty and power of language and literature. We offer a broad spectrum of courses for literary study and teacher training. Majors in English and minors in writing and women's studies are available.

Program Highlights

  • Small class sizes
  • Individual attention
  • A variety of courses to choose from
  • Internships and independent study opportunities
  • Nationally recognized teacher education program

Learn more about the English Program at Marywood



"But the studies show that graduates with degrees in the humanities earn much more than the average for all American workers (a group that includes many without college degrees), challenging those who suggest that a degree in the humanities is a waste, at least financially. And the studies provide context both on why humanities majors earn less and on their presence in other career fields, including science and technology."

New data on what humanities majors earn | Inside Higher Ed
That’s the stereotype that is constantly reinforced by reports on the hot job prospects for nurses or code writers or various other positions for which practical training is seen as the route to economic success.

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Local alums: FT position as a Library Assistant is being advertised at TCMC. If you're looking for employment, this might be a great opportunity!

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Banned Books Week infographics. Note how overrepresented diverse books are on the Top 10 Most Challenged lists.

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