The English Department is a vibrant academic community of nearly 400 majors and 35 full-time faculty.
There are four ways to major in English, with concentrations in Literature, Theatre Arts, Creative Writing, Journalism and Professional Writing, as well as an online degree in English Studies.
Asst. Teaching Prof. Matt Hurwitz helps first-year students in their transition to college by connecting them with the community. His dedication to service won him an advising award.
A co-op scholarship led to a job at Lowell Telecommunications Corp., and then a job at the university’s TV studio for English major Aaron King. Now he’s got all the skills he needs for a career in video or television production.
Marlon Pitter came to UMass Lowell from Connecticut because of the campus’ diversity, urban environment and strong music program.