The English Department at YCCC is both a service department that offers core general education courses to students in all academic programs and one which offers elective coursework aimed at students interested in writing and literature and may be considering a four-year degree in English or a related field such as communications, journalism, media studies, or professional writing.
Dianne Fallon, English Department Chair, has taught a variety of English and Humanities courses at YCCC since 1996. She earned her BA in English from Bowdoin College and her MA/Ph.D. from Binghamton University.
Phone: (207) 216-4357 Email: email@example.com
David Susman, Chair of the Humanities Department, also teaches in the English Department. He earned his BA from Ithaca College and his MA from Syracuse University and has taught at YCCC since 2004.
Phone: (207) 216 4358 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Wesley Mills teaches in the English and Humanities Departments. A full-time faculty member at YCCC since 2007, Dr. Mills has taught at the College since 1998. He earned his B.A. from Gordon College, his M.Div. from Fuller Seminary, and his D.Min from Andover Newton.
Phone: (207) 216-4359 Email: email@example.com
Beverly Brennan-Overberg, M.A. Northeastern University, firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael DeBlois, B.A. Middlebury College, M.A. University of Washington, email@example.com
Lisa Crothers, B.A. University of Southern Maine, M.A. Union Institute and University, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Farrell, B.A. University of New Hampshire, M.A. Riviera College, email@example.com
Joseph Foster, B.S. University of Maine, M.A. University of Maine, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lori Hutchins, B.A. University of Maine, M.B.A. South University, email@example.com
Joan Ludwig, B.S. Syracuse University, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jesse Miller, B.F.A. University of Maine, M.F.A. University of Southern Maine, email@example.com
Kathleen Rinaldi-Boisvert, B.A. Quinnipiac College, M.A. Quinnipiac College, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristina Sanborn, B.A. University of Maine/Orono, M.A. University of Maine/Orono
Susan Stehle, B.S. Northern Arizona University, M.A. Northern Arizona University, email@example.com
Nick Wilson, B.A. University of Southern Maine, M.S. University of Massachusetts/Amherst, firstname.lastname@example.org
English Department "general education courses" include the following:
These courses are offered every semester, including the summer, at a variety of times and formats, including online.
We also offer ENG 095, Reading and Writing Workshop, for students who need to brush up on writing and reading skills prior to taking a college English course.
Other courses that run on a regular basis include the following:
Other department courses offered on an occasional basis include World Literature, American Literature I and II, and Nature Writing.
These sample syllabi provide a general idea of class objectives, assignments and expectations. More than 25 individuals teach in the English Department; while all teach within a common framework, syllabi will vary in specifics among instructors