May 28, 2020 — Asbury University English major Kayla Beebout ’20 won the distinguished de Jager Prize at Oxford University for her exceptional academic performance in the British Culture course she took.
The Asbury University English Department prepares students to engage with the written word in a variety of contexts. At Asbury University you can study literature, creative writing, teaching English at the high school and middle school levels, and teaching English as a second language.
The department’s English major is based around a classic core of literature courses, while allowing for a wide range of elective courses and special topic seminars. Its Creative Writing major focuses on fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The English Grades 8-12 major prepares students for certification for teaching English at the high school and middle school levels.
Graduates of Asbury’s English programs move on to teaching positions, careers in publishing, graduate school programs in a variety of professions, as well as a wide variety of private sector occupations.
February 20, 2020 — Allison Irvin ’19 Hall’s article from the 2019 SEARCH competition appears in the latest issue of The Lamp-Post, a special edition that features articles from emerging scholars.
February 4, 2020 — Asbury English Professor Dr. Devin Brown recently spoke to students in the University of Kentucky’s Lewis Honors College.
April 5, 2019 — Courtney Cox ’19 was recognized for outstanding academic performance during her semester abroad in Oxford, UK.