Success Stories

English majors go on to lead successful and rewarding lives personally and professionally.

John Newlin '94 shares his journey from Lake Forest College to Twitch.

Meet Our Alumni

Stephanie Hicks ’06

Stephanie Hicks ’06

Graduate Student at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Geoff Curtis ’97

Geoff Curtis ’97

Group Vice President, Corporate Communications at Horizon Pharma

Emily Capettini ’09

Emily Capettini ’09

Professor at Indiana State University

Chris Shirley ’07

Chris Shirley ’07

Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Northwestern University

Sue Barranco ’03

Sue Barranco ’03

Attorney for Hennessy & Roach, P.C.

Jamie Born ’06

Jamie Born ’06

High School English Teacher

Mark Shadle ’84

Mark Shadle ’84

Zeno Group, Managing Director Corporate

Katharine Pflaum-Mershon ’06

Katharine Pflaum-Mershon ’06

PhD Candidate at The University of Chicago

Travis McGhee ’04

Travis McGhee ’04

Vice President of Aperture Group, LLC

Nina Cummings ’78

Nina Cummings ’78

Library Photo Archivist at The Field Museum