All Spotlights » English M.A. Student Comments:
Nichole Shepard, "...the faculty members of the English M.A. program at GVSU provided me with both a strong theoretical background and a continued appreciation of literature as a distinctive pleasure and art."
Matthew Anger, "The classes examine the field from a variety of critical approaches, display literature's relevance to the greater outside world, and celebrate the diverse perspectives and backgrounds of the students enrolled in the program."
Sherri Steelman, "My experience in the English M.A. program at Grand Valley definitely prepared me for my next steps as a Ph.D student at Western. I especially appreciated the close contact I had with my thesis advisor throughout the writing process. The defence experience was invaluable!"
David Settle, "The M.A. in English program was an excellent experience for me. Not only did I enjoy the literature we studied and discussed in class, I met some great people and my writing skills improved greatly as well. Since completing the degree in 2005, I have moved to several leadership positions in industry where writing skills are essential. For the past six years, I have also taught composition classes as an adjunct teacher at Davenport and GRCC."
Pauline Bleuse, "The M.A. program really helped me develop my critical thinking skills and overall it has been a very enriching experience."