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In addition to the verbal and written communication skills and the research and critical thinking skills that employers value, the study of English develops the “soft” skill of empathy which has been identified as one of the six areas vital for success in the new economy. The English degree also offers an excellent foundation for graduate and advanced professional study in law, medicine or business.

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Cecile Carty

Grateful Retiree Supports Literature Students at Wright State

Drs. Norman and Cecile Cary were Founding Members of the English Department of Wright State University, teaching there from 1967 to 1999.
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Common Text

The Fault in Our Stars Discussion

Common Text Discussion Panel

From 12:30 to 1:30 on Thursday, September 25th, in the Pathfinder Lounge, the campus Common Text Committee and the English Department's Creative Writing Program Committee are hosting a Writers' Panel to discuss this year's common text The Fault in Our Stars.

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