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English & Communication

English & Communication at UMass Dartmouth involves multiple areas of study that include exploration of both literature and writing. Our diverse faculty specialize in a range of fields such as rhetoric and composition, creative nonfiction, world and British literature, and much more. We offer programs at the both the graduate and undergraduate levels. 

Our Students are Awesome!

Learn more about the recent accomplishments by our excellent department majors below:

  • Congratulations to the following students whose work was published in the Fall 2023 issue of Corridors, a juried journal of undergraduate research in English & Communication studies: Anna M. Balkus, Emily Degarie, Kathryn Grande, Kamryn Kobel, Gwen Pichette, Jasmine Mattey, Emily M. Sonia, and Connor Sullivan. Interested in submitting your work? Learn more about Corridors on their website!
  • Congratulations to the following students for receiving the $3000 Augustus Silva Scholarship for 2023-2024: Stephanie Paquette LeBlanc, Alex Robert Correia, Roxane Kimberly-Lois Hepburn, Jesse Lynn Magnifico, and Jasmine Mattey. The Augustus Silva scholarship was established to provide support to English & Communication majors who not only establish a record of academic achievement but who can also demonstrate how their studies in English & Communication will help them to achieve their future aspirations
  • Congratulations to Kamryn Kobel who was awarded an OUR Summer 2023 award to work on her project “The Role of Women Within the Early American Gothic Novel” with her faculty supervisor, Professor Laurel Hankins.
  • Congratulations to graduation senior Kathryn Grande, who was recently featured as an exemplar student member of the class of 2023, in the piece "Kathryn Grande '23: Comeback Corsair"
  • Congratulations to graduating MPWC student G Elkhoury whose dedication to plain language advocacy and work with minority populations was highlighted in the feature piece "Ghenwa Elkhoury '21, '23: Plain Language"
  • Congratulations to department major Kailee Ferreira for earning a spot in the competitive Disney College Program for Fall 2023!

Check back for more news about members of our department community!


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