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Meet Carthage English Majors

What’s it like to study English at Carthage?

Take a look at what these students have to say about majoring in English at Carthage to learn about the department from their perspective.

  • Sara Butler ’17

    • Majors: English, History
    • Minors: Spanish
    • Hometown: Rockton, Illinois

    “My biggest surprise so far is how much I enjoy learning about things I actually care about. It’s so much easier to go to class when you’re studying something you’re passionate about.”

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  • Madeline Owca ’19

    • Majors: English and Political Science
    • Minors: French and Secondary Education
    • Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin

    “There is such a strong sense of community here. Everyone from the professors to the students want to help you succeed!”

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  • Katelyn Risch ’17

    • Majors: English with Creative Writing Emphasis
    • Minors: Psychology, History
    • Hometown: Maple Grove, Minnesota

    “Some of my favorite memories are from spending time with my friends — walking down to the beach, hanging out in the Union until way too late at night, watching movies. Sometimes it’s the quieter moments like these that I remember best.”

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  • Tyler Strohl ’16

    • Majors: English
    • Minors: French and Religion
    • Hometown: Aurora, Illinois

    “Everyone whom I’ve shared my time with has been so nice and welcoming. Any time I’ve needed support or guidance, Carthaginians have welcomed me with open arms.”

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