Elsie Berg

    Elsie Berg ’24

    Majors: English with Creative Writing Emphasis and Religion

    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.”

    Zoey Kurka

    Zoey Kurka ’25

    Majors: English and Psychology

    Minors: Music

    Hometown: Arlington Heights, Illinois

    “The Carthage faculty are amazing. My professors taught me so much and inspired me to enjoy the work I do in the classroom. The encouragement I’ve received from them has been one of my greatest helpers at college.”

    Kara R. Oldham

    Kara R. Oldham ’26

    Majors: English and Religion

    Minors: Women’s and Gender Studies

    Hometown: Greenwood, Wisconsin

    “I chose Carthage for the location, small class sizes, and the limitless opportunities to pursue your passions. The views don’t hurt either!”