• Art - Compiled and Composed Exhibition Article

    A new art exhibition, Compiled and Composed: Sculptural Formations, opens at the Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery in Annunciation Center on Monday, June 30, 2014. The opening will be followed by a panel discussion in Dolan Performance Hall. The exhibition will remain open through September 17. READ MORE

  • Service Learning - DR Trip Article

    CSE senior Rowan Ghaly (top row, second from right) recently went on the annual service trip to the Dominican Republic, and it was "one of the most profound experiences" of her life.
    Read Rowan's Story Here

  • Communication - Ann Marie Lanzilotti Career Fair

    Ann Marie Lanzilotti, '13 (center), graduated from CSE with a B.A. in communication and a minor in marketing. Just a year after attending the annual Career Fair as a senior, Ann Marie returned as a recruiter. Read Ann Marie's Story

  • Music - Piano Donor Article

    Mafalda Mainieri Faillace, '60, (not pictured) ensures the sweet sound of music will continue on the CSE campus for years to come by donating five new practice pianos, paying to refurbish two antiques and endowing the Elizabeth Singers forever. READ MORE

  • History - Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

    Digging into the past can be rewarding, just ask CSE alumna Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati (pictured, right). At a recent Lunch and Learn event, the accomplished archaeologist shared her journey from CSE to ancient excavation sites around the world. Read More

  • English - Richard Blanco

    Richard Blanco visited the English department to offer a master class and read from his recent work. Blanco is the author of several books of poetry, including Boston Strong, Looking for the Gulf Motel, and Directions to the Beach of the Dead and was the featured poet at President Obama's second inauguration.

Higher Education. Hire Potential.

In today's economy, hiring managers are looking for people who are able to deal with complexity, diversity, and change. The area of Culture & Humanities provides a broad array of professional and liberal arts disciplines that develop students' sense of social responsibility, including transferable knowledge and practical skill sets that can be applied directly to real-world settings. Our students merge theory and practice through performances, presentations, internships, and exhibitions, preparing them for varied careers as well as graduate and professional schools.


  • CSE English and Women's Studies Professor Lisa Mastrangelo recently published a new book, Writing a Progressive Past: Women Teaching and Writing in the Progressive Era (Parlor Press, 2012), which focuses on writing instruction, primarily at women's colleges, during that time period.
  • Assistant Professor of Theology Erin Lothes Biviano presented "Effectiveness of Decision-Making and Advocacy for Sustainability among Faith Communities" at the International Sustainable Development Research Conference, Earth Institute, New York City.
  • Instructor of History Nicole Anderson presented "Keeping the Tradition Alive: The Newark Saint Patrick's Day Parade" at The American Conference for Irish Studies International Conference in New Orleans.
  • "Hiking without a Trail Map," a poem by Professor of English Margaret Roman, was published in Blueline: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to the Spirit of the Adirondacks.

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