Alumni | Department of English


Ma’Kayla Hunter (BA ’20)

“Without my English background, I would not have the conversational, leadership, or writing skills to fulfill my current role.”

Addison Hutchins (BA ’18)

“As a digital communications specialist, I use my English degree in my work every day!”

Leah Carper (BA ’06)

“Thank you, UNCG for giving me the foundation I needed to be an effective teacher.”

Victoria Cox (BA ’22)

“A brief blurb about what I would be doing in this role is: maintaining a digital library database, County tourism websites, and social media accounts.”

Scott Blackburn (BA ’13)

“It was during my time as an English major at UNCG when I truly discovered my love of literature, and this later grew into my love for writing.”

Mikayla Brown (BA ’22)

“I could not be more thankful for UNCG and for the many amazing professors I have had for encouraging and supporting me through my four years here as a student.”

Nita Tyndall (BA ’16)

“Nita Tyndall (’16) is a graduate of UNCG’s English program and currently a YA writer.”

Chris Boyette (BA ’10)

“I rely on my English degree from UNCG every day, but it goes beyond grammar, diction and syntax. As I tell news stories, help reporters shape stories and decide what stories we cover, I draw on my education in the fundamentals of storytelling and what it means for a narrative to be interesting, characters compelling and ideas clearly presented.”

Candace Byrd (BA ’22)

“I’ve used my great analysis skills that I developed at UNCG to help make sure all of my clients fully understand and feel comfortable with the home buying and selling process and catch any information that may possible complicate the process.”

Carlos Rountree (BA ’04)

“Being that training is my focus, my English degree is in constant use from building sound rhetoric to preparing memos for dissemination to crafting scenarios for training participants. “