Department of English and World Languages
By offering English and world languages, we provide students a competitive marketable education for the 21st century.
Our rigorous programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.
It is such a supportive atmosphere. The smaller class sizes offered the opportunity to have conversations with and receive guidance from professors – opportunities I may not have had at a larger university.
My professors at PNW have made a huge impact on me as I take what I've learned from them and start applying that to my future students in my own classroom.
As a first-generation college graduate, I owe my successes to the instructors and friends I’ve made at in my major. They changed my life and helped me make my dreams a reality.
My professors did a great job of providing a balanced education. There were courses not just in English content, but also in education, pedagogy and a lot of field experience before you start student teaching.
PNW offered a perfect college experience for me. The connections and relationships I’ve made are my favorite thing about attending.
Opportunities and Outreach
Specialty scholarships, advisors and student organizations–see how we can help you succeed.
We are dedicated to ensuring our students are fully prepared for lifelong success.
First-Year Writing Program
We build writers by providing a strong foundation in writing and reading.
INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CENTER
Need help with your language course? Stop by the International Media Center and talk to a language tutor. Please check the schedule to know when tutors are available.
May 29Campus Closed: Memorial Day
In observance of Memorial Day, the PNW campuses will be closed and there will be no classes. Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 30.
Jun 12Summer 2023 Session II Classes Begin
Summer 2023 Session II classes begin including the eight-week session and second four-week session.
Jun 18Deadline to Submit Summer 2023 Application to Graduate
Summer 2023 candidates for graduation must apply to graduate in myPNW.
Aug 21Fall 2023 Classes Begin
We’re excited to kick off another semester of learning and PNW Pride. Power Onward! Fall 2023 Classes begin Monday, August 21, 2023.
News & Announcements
The frontline of health care: Meet 2023 PNW graduate Kimberly Lozano
Kimberly Lozano, ’23, became interested in the health care field in high school when she completed a class to become a certified nursing assistant (CNA).
Purdue University Northwest Graduates Encouraged to Remember Civics at Spring Commencement
Purdue University Northwest graduates were urged to uphold the values and freedoms afforded to them as U.S. residents and exhibit service to others as exemplary, participatory civilians in a democracy, during PNW’s spring 2023 commencement Saturday, May 6.
Purdue University Northwest announces faculty member promotions
Ten PNW faculty members received approval for promotions starting in the 2023-24 academic year today (April 14) by the Purdue University Board of Trustees.