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Upon graduation, Creative Writing students head off to continue their careers at colleges and universities around the country, including Princeton, Kenyon, NYU, Harvard, USC Honors College, Bard, Wofford, and Georgetown, just to name a few. They also enter careers in a variety of fields such as journalism, advertising, environmental science, archeology, psychology, and education.

Alumni Highlights

  • Sammi Bryan (2009), is a graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis. She is currently working on her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Alabama. While completing her MFA studies, she is teaching at the university and working as an associate editor for the Black Warrior Review, the highly respected literary journal. 
  • Uchechi Kalu (2010) attended Princeton University during which time she traveled and studied in Jordan, Morocco, Egypt, Israel and Palestine.  Since graduation, she has used her intellect and training as an artist to be a social activist for underserved populations in China and throughout the world.  Currently, Uchechi lives in Beijing and is a member of an arts collective called TransMigrant Flow which works to create workshops and creative events for foreigners in her area.
  • Jedd Rosche (2005) graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. After a stint as a writer at Politico, he is now the breaking news editor for
  • Erin Weeks (2007) completed her MFA in Environmental Science Writing at MIT and, after a short stint as a science writer at Duke University, returned home to South Carolina, where she worked for the Audubon Society doing a mix of field and communications work for threatened shorebird species. She now works with the S.C. Dept. of Natural Resources.