Elsie Berg

    Elsie Berg ’24

    Majors: English and Religion

    Minors: Emphasis in Creative Writing

    Hometown: Virginia, Minnesota

    “I’ve always felt out of place in life, but here at Carthage, I feel like I’m finally starting to figure out how I fit into the world and what I can make of it.”

    Kj De Jesús

    Kj De Jesús ’24

    Majors: English with Creative Writing Emphasis and History

    Hometown: Kenosha, Wisconsin

    “I would not have gotten very far without my professors. My English and history teachers have helped me with more questions than anyone else on campus. When you find your people, they really take care of you.”

    Terrell Tremar Franklin

    Terrell Tremar Franklin ’25

    Majors: English — Creative Writing Emphasis

    Minors: Film and New Media, Psychology

    Hometown: Kenosha, Wis.

    “Carthage faculty have been really easy to talk to and approach. They are excited to see a student pursue things within their department and always make the time to assist students in their career journey.”

    Nikkiema Harris

    Nikkiema Harris ’24

    Majors: English, Creative Writing Emphasis

    Minors: Religion

    Hometown: Zion, Ilinois

    “Other students should consider the English major with a creative writing emphasis because of the outstanding faculty and staff in the English Department. Literature also helps us to understand the societal and cultural aspects of life through plays, poetry, and short novels.”