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Theatre Arts welcomed songwriter and performer Benjamin Scheuer to campus for a "Theatre Lives" speaking event.

English

The English Department is a vibrant academic community of nearly 400 majors and 35 full-time faculty.
Native playwright Drew Hayden Taylor discusses humor in writing with students, from left, Samantha Craig and Stephanie Tgibides. Photo by Meghan Moore

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.

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Meet Our Students

  • Jack Neary

    English

    Jack Neary ’73 is a prolific playwright, director and actor with 34 published works to his name.

  • Marlon Pitter

    English, minor in Digital Media

    Marlon Pitter came to UMass Lowell from Connecticut because of the campus’ diversity, urban environment and strong music program.

  • Krystal Quezada

    English - Journalism and Professional Writing

    Local, regional and international experiences have prepared Krystal for life after college.