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Symone Green '19

Symone Green is widely involved across campus. From participating in the Five College PoetryFest to community-based learning in HFA classes, Symone finds herself creatively and socially engaged daily. She discusses her experiences as an English major, an ESL instructor, a poet and songwriter, her involvement on the UMass campus, and her excitement for both the present and future.

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Jenna Henderson '18

The idea that "you can do anything with an English major" is absolutely true, so my piece of advice to underclassmen would be to make sure to explore your options! It's never too late (or too early) to adjust your sails …

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Jeffrey Martin '17

English major Jeffrey Martin describes his internship experience with Amherst Media.

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Isabelle Kagan '17

Undergrad Isabelle Kagan used her experiences as an English major to land an internship at an international travel website.

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Aradhita Saraf '2017

Earlier this semester – on what later became a

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Dean Gretchen Gerzina

Gretchen Gerzina, Dean of the Commonwealth Honors College and Paul Murray Kendall Chair in Biography, believes it is "dangerous to not see the value in the humanities." She discusses her research and wriitng process, discovering historical African American literature, and teaching eighteenth-century literature.

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