Department of English
We are dedicated to ensuring our students are fully prepared for lifelong success.
Our rigorous programs bring real-world experience to the classroom, building the knowledge you need to succeed.
I chose PNW because of the challenging academics. It’s also close to home, the environment is welcoming, and they’re part of NCAA Division II Athletics.
I knew I wanted the chance to write even more, learn to do so in many different ways, and make a positive difference in the world with my writing overall
Meet PNW English
Discover the value of an English degree and meet our distinguished faculty.
Scholarships and career connections ensure our students are fully prepared for lifelong success.
First-Year Writing Program
We build writers by providing a strong foundation in writing and reading.
News and Announcements
Nineteen Purdue University Northwest faculty members will begin the upcoming academic year with promotions, as approved today (April 9) by the Purdue University Board of Trustees. The promotions are effective Aug. 16.
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will hold its fifth annual research symposium Days of Discovery virtually on April 1 and April 2. This event provides faculty members and students an opportunity to present their research and scholarly activities to the PNW community and general public.
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) senior Kayla Vasilko, an English Writing major and Honors College student, has been named a 500 Festival Princess for 2021. The Crown Point native will serve as an ambassador representing the 500 Festival, her home town and PNW.