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The Department of English had a great time at our December 10, 2014 holiday potluck celebration. We wish you joy and peace as you celebrate with your families over this holiday break.
The faculty and staff of the Department of English wish you all a wonderful holidays and happy new year. We hope you all have a ball.
The administrative staff in the Department of English wish everyone a happy new year filled with peace, good food, good laughs, and good times.
UMBC's English Department wishes you all a happy holidays and finger-licking good new year.
Graduate Assistants, Dorothy Stachowiak and Daria Kuznetsova, spend their mornings with a cup of coffee and a good laugh before classes.
Senior Lecturers Michael Fallon, Robin Farabaugh and Sally Shivnan make their way to another day of invigorating English classes.
Professors Orianne Smith and Michele Osherow take a few minutes to consult as we embark on another exciting semester.
English students frequently engage in detail class discussions to stimulate their critical thinking and analytical skills.

to You and Yours from UMBC’s English Department

UMBC’s English Department is a vibrant center for research, teaching, and learning. We offer a Master of Arts in Texts, Technologies, and Literature and two undergraduate major tracks: the Literature Track, for the broad range and diverse traditions of literature written in English, and the Communication and Technology Track, for written and spoken communication and the new information technologies. The English minors feature literature, communication and technology, creative writing, journalism, rhetoric and communication, and professional writing. The Department is also the home of UMBC’s innovative First-Year Composition Program. Click here to learn more about the English Department.


125 amazingAlumni Spotlight

Our featured alumna for the month is Ariane Szu-Tu, ’10–a former English major in the Literature Track here at UMBC who has taken the skills and passion she discovered in her classes as the foundation for her success as an editor of National Geographic Kids. Click here to learn more about Szu-Tu and her work with National Geographic Kids.