All evening classes in both Newport and Warwick are canceled Wednesday, March 21. Any class scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. or later will not be held.

Event Details

English Career Connections Day

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 1 p.m.

Location: DiStefano Lecture Hall

Event Type: Academic Events

Audience: Undergraduate Students

Contact: Michael Wisnewski

Public relations and publishing, social media and traditional newspapers, teaching and nonprofit management - these career paths and others will be the focus of the Department of English's Career Connections Day.

A panel will feature alumni in English literature and English communications, while breakout sessions will allow those interested in the major to talk with panelists more one-on-one. For those interested in graduate school, a session on selecting and applying to graduate programs will also be included.

Alumni participating in the event include:

  • Matthew Dinda, trade sales rep at Abrams
  • Meredith Mason, news and communications coordinator at Bentley University
  • Jenna McQuinn, marketing director at O'Connor & Drew, P.C.
  • Nate Sanders, admissions counselor at Salve Regina
  • Mary Van Akin, senior publicist at MacMillan
  • Katie Wildgrube, assistant district attorney for the Office of the Worcester County District Attorney