Archive | October, 2016

Where Can English Take You? Anywhere! To Earn a Living

  By Trevor Carolan Job-wise, graduating with a degree in English can feel like driving toward Deadman’s Curve wearing a blindfold.  Financial anxiety adds a zest to living, but hopefully not for too long; so having a basic skill-set to demonstrate your capabilities to employers is essential. At our first class, I always tell my […]

Join the Club–New CRWR Club at UFV!

  Tokien and Lewis hung around with The Inklings at Oxford . . . where will the new CreWri UFV club take our writers? Student guest post by Jessica Milliken Hello to any and all creative writers here at UFV!   My name is Jessica Milliken and I am the President of UFV’s first Creative […]

Where Can English Take You? Anywhere! To the Small Screen & True Love

Taylor Breckles, a UFV English and history student, is studying literature and language in Poland this year. UFV English professor Michelle LaFlamme helped facilitate Breckles’s exchange with the University of Silesia, a UFV partner university in Poland. Student guest post by Taylor Breckles The adventure in Poland continues! I’m a 20-minute bus ride from a […]

Where Can English Take You? Anywhere! To Be Your Own Boss

  Guest post by UFV English alumni Lane Anderson I wanted to be a writer. This was determined when I was still in elementary school and bolstered through my teens when I spent a lot of time with books, wishing desperately to have my name on the cover one day. I spent no small amount […]