America’s youngest inaugural poet, Amanda Gorman, captured the country’s attention on January 20th of this year with her exhilarating performance of “The Hill We Climb”.
Words of wisdom from the Detroit Mercy Student Success Center: Wake up early before your classes start! A “morning” or class routine before you get started can help you to get in the right state of mind for the day! Regardless of what time your classes start, get ready no less than one hour aheadContinue reading “10 Tips for Success in your Online Classes!!!”
Grace Kowalski, English major with a Concentration in Professional Writing, Leadership minor Next steps: Gracie is pursuing her MBA at University of Detroit Mercy. What is one class you took or book you read that you will remember when you are 70? Why? One class that I will always remember was Diverse Voices in Literature.Continue reading “Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Grace Kowalski”
Zoey Oatis, Health Services Administration major and Professional Writing minor Zoey is currently pursuing a M.S. in Information Assurance at the University of Detroit Mercy If you could go back in time, what would you tell your high school self about how they should approach college? I would tell myself that college is a journey. “YouContinue reading “Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Zoey Oatis”
Jasmina Cunmulaj, Double Major in Developmental Psychology and English Literature Next step for Jasmina: Masters of Public Health at the University of Michigan School of Public Health What is your best Detroit Mercy memory? Becoming a Teaching Assistant for Professor [Nick] Rombes Creative Writing Class was one of my best memories. I loved getting toContinue reading “Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Jasmina Cunmulaj”
Mary Kate McNally, Honors English and History Major, Women’s and Gender Studies Minor What is your best Detroit Mercy memory? My best memory at Detroit Mercy was attending the Civil Rights travel course. The summer before my junior year I spent a week traveling around the South visiting different Civil Rights landmarks. I do notContinue reading “Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Mary Kate McNally”
Savanah Wright, Double Major in Theatre and English What has been most valuable or surprising about your experience in the English department? I had not expected to be in such a close-knit community. We were able to build a community that cared for one another rather than simply being classmates and professors. The English departmentContinue reading “Portrait of a Graduating Senior: Savanah Wright”
What we’re reading to maintain our intellectual muscles; What we’re re-reading; What we’re reading for escape; Our fave movies that never get old; TV shows we’re binge-watching; Who and what we’re listening to…
What is the verdict? Should celebrities have to share all their beliefs to prove they care? Or, will we allow actions to speak louder than words?
Congratulations to the English majors and minors and students enrolled in English courses who won 2020 Women’s and Gender Studies Writing Prizes!