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Language, Literature and Writing Discover Your Major Visit Day

Overview | Schedule | Register

Thursday, November 14, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Registration is required.
To reserve a spot, register online or call 800.633.1175.

Explore majors in Spanish, Spanish Education, English, English: Creative Writing, English Education, Writing, Writing: Professional Writing and Writing: Creative Writing & Publishing. Participants will have an opportunity to interact with current Northwest faculty and students. The event will highlight Northwest with a campus tour and information sessions. Students will learn how the Department of Language, Literature and Writing can further their career goals and have a chance to explore their major in depth.


You will have the opportunity to:

  • Interact with department faculty and students majoring in related fields
  • Learn about careers in Language, Literature and Writing
  • Tour our classrooms
  • Explore the Northwest Campus
  • Learn more about:
    • Admissions
    • Financial Assistance
    • Campus Housing
    • Student Life

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Schedule of Events (tentative)

* Schedule subject to change *

Time Activity Location
9:00 a.m. Check-In 3rd Floor, Student Union
9:15 a.m. Welcome & Admissions/Scholarship Information Student Union, Boardroom
10:00 a.m. Academic Information Session
Dr. Ashley Black, Assistant Chair of the Department
Student Union, Boardroom
10:50 a.m. Students transition to Colden Hall, Parents remain seated --
11 a.m. Students Only - Attend a class
  • Introduction to Literature - Tom Hardy, Colden 3200
  • Writing for the Online Age - Dr. Robin Gallaher, Colden 3120
  • Intermediate Spanish I - Dr. Jose Palacios Perez, Colden 3950
Colden Hall
11 a.m. Parents - Department Q&A / Financial Aid Presentation Student Union, Boardroom
Noon Lunch Student Union, Bearcat Commons
1 p.m. Campus Walking Tour --
2:30 p.m. Showcase: Student Reading and Student Panel Student Union, Boardroom
3 p.m. Visit Day Wrap Up
  • Any final questions about Northwest?
  • Visit Day Questionnaire and get your t-shirt
  • Shuttle service to the parking lot
Student Union, Boardroom

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