Success Stories

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

John Newlin

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

Meet Our Alumni

Emily Capettini

Emily Capettini

Professor at Indiana State University

Sue Barranco ’03

Sue Barranco ’03

Attorney for Hennessy & Roach, P.C.

Chris Shirley ’07

Chris Shirley ’07

Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Northwestern University

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

Katharine Pflaum-Mershon ’06

Katharine Pflaum-Mershon ’06

PhD Candidate at The University of Chicago

Nina Cummings ’78

Nina Cummings ’78

Library Photo Archivist at The Field Museum

Travis McGhee ’04

Travis McGhee ’04

Vice President of Aperture Group, LLC

Jamie Born ’06

Jamie Born ’06

High School English Teacher

Mark Shadle ’84

Mark Shadle ’84

Zeno Group, Managing Director Corporate