Special Opportunities

Special Opportunities

Our Intellectual Community

The English Department offers an intellectual community where students interact with professors and peers in publishing endeavors, in informal club settings, and during special events. Students are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities to expand both their intellectual horizons and their social circles.

Academic Opportunities

Make the most of your education by taking advantage of opportunities to broaden your education, like Study Abroad, Honors College, Internships, and Theses.  Make college more affordable through Scholarships! Learn more.

Social Opportunities

College isn’t all about learning in classrooms.  Branch out and explore the opportunities to expand your cultural and social horizons through clubs, first Fridays in Lancaster, and even events at other local colleges.  Make the most of your college years!


The English Department sponsors two clubs of particular interest to English majors, the Film Club (headed by Adam Wallick and the English Club (headed by Erin Salabsky)

George Street Carnival

We love creativity in English, and if creative writing is your thing, you will find your people at the George Street Carnival, MU’s literary magazine.  Interested? Contact  Christian Stock.

The Snapper

The Snapper offers great opportunities for future journalists to get experience writing, editing, and laying out copy.  Contact Alex Geli if you are ready to publish or just interested in getting experience.  Photographers are welcome too!


English selects outstanding students for scholarships each year.  Check out our current scholarships!