View our English, Theatre, and Foreign Languages students in action! Theatre students present the one-act musical "Once on This Island." Members of Write Club, a space for creative writers, pose for a publicity shot advertising their first public reading. Nichalus Williams, a senior theatre major, presents his stand-up comedy routine, "Under the Radar." Jessica Martinez works on a costume for the Fall 2016 production of Twelfth Night. Spanish students visit Madrid during a study abroad trip.. The Spanish Honor Society poses with their guest speaker Dr. José Picart, director of the Raleigh Promise. UNCP theatre students mount an elaborate production of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Dr. Cecilia Lara poses with new Sigma Delta Pi inductee Salvador Garcia. New Sigma Delta Pi members Kayla Lane, Frida Mejia, Branco Theis and Salvador Garcia pose for a picture. Students celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by attending the Hispanic Heritage Fall Festival.. Dr. Eun Hee Jeon teaches students the La Chacarera dance. As part of a service learning project for an English 1050 class, students read Dr. Seuss to local elementary school children. English Education Major poses with Dean Frederick after successfully completing her teaching internship. Julia Harmon, Tanisha Lassiter, and Kayla Lane pose for a picture with Dr. Cecilia Lara, director of the Foreign Language Program. UNCP theatre student Mac McGill (left) and Professor Jonathan Drahos (right) engage in a lively stage fight. Ashley Self, Lauren Edwards, Terry Moore, and Amber Lawrence review the final draft of ReVisions. UNCP theatre students star in a 1960s inspired vision for Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. UNCP theatre majors bring Arlene Hutton’s The Last Train to Nibroc to the UNCP stage. Spring Day displays a dress she made for "Dress a Girl" in her Costume Technology class. Kia Dunn is hard at work in her Costume Technology class. Dyrrin Ray sews a costume in his Costume Technology class. OLÉ members Perform at the Hispanic Fall Festival. Spring 2018 master's degree recipients Asia Muhammas, Amber Hester and Brittani Allen pose for a picture. Photo Credit: Michele Fazio. Teacher Education candidates pose for pictures at the Education Teacher Pinning in Spring 2018. Graduate student Crystal Hester with her WCSA Young Scholars and Activists Fellowship Award cohort poses for a picture. Dr. Michael Berntsen (left) presents Kody Peterson (right) with an award for best student costume at the 2018 Dead Author Night. Acto Latino students perform an adaptation of Luis Valdez's La Quinta Temporada on November 8, 2018. Acto Latino students pose for pictures at Clinton High School after a performance of La Quinta Temporada on November 8, 2018. Theatre students perform a scene from The Three Musketeers. Photographer: Sara Armentrout Voecks. Courtesy of Eric Voecks. Theatre students perform a scene from The Three Musketeers. Photographer: Sara Armentrout Voecks. Courtesy of Eric Voecks. Theatre students perform a scene from The Three Musketeers. Photographer: Sara Armentrout Voecks. Courtesy of Eric Voecks. Theatre students perform a scene from The Three Musketeers. Photographer: Sara Armentrout Voecks. Courtesy of Eric Voecks. Ashley Underwood graduated with a degree in English and is pictured here at the December 2018 Commencement ceremony. Photo courtesy of Dr. Melissa Schaub. Students in Dr. Richard Vela's Shakespeare class walk through a scene from Romeo and Juliet to better understand physical and spatial conditions encountered by Shakespearian actors. Photographer: Daniel Luck. Photo and caption courtesy of Dr. Richard Vela. Foreign Languages Program faculty and students visit Machu Picchu, Peru. Pictured here (left to right) are Holden Jolley, Angela Dial, Antonia Uchytil, Dr. Ana Cecilia Lara, Ignayara Hernandez, Sarah Rodriguez, Lena Paz, Professor Milagros López-Fred, and Zachary McDowell. Foreign Languages Program faculty and students visit Cusco, Peru over spring break. Pictured here (from left to right) are Holden Jolley, Sarah Rodriguez, Ignayara Hernandez, Professor Milagros López-Fred, Antonia Uchytil, Angela Dial, Zachary McDowell, and Dr. Ana Cecilia Lara. Foreign Languages Program faculty and students visit Lima Centro in Peru over spring break. Pictured here (from left to right) are Holden Jollye, Angela Dial, Antonia Uchytil, Ignayara Hernandez, Dr. Ana Cecilia Lara, Sarah Rodriguez, Zachary McDowell, Lena Paz, and Professor Milagros López-Fred. Dr. Wendy Pearce Miller (left) congratulates Alexia McDougald, the 2019 recipient of the John Green Memorial Endowed Scholarship. Photo courtesy of Professor Sara Oswald. Dr. Ana Cecilia Lara (right) congratulates Jackelyn Martinez, recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Senior in Spanish Education award. Photo courtesy of Professor Sara Oswald. Dr. Ana Cecilia Lara (right) congratulates Trent Adams, the 2019 recipient of the Beatrice Locklear Brayboy Endowed Scholarship. Photo courtesy of Professor Sara Oswald. Dr. Ana Cecilia Lara (right) congratulates Keily Ramirez, recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Senior in Spanish award. Photo courtesy of Professor Sara Oswald. Dr. Jonathan Drahos (left) congratulates Andrew Pratt, recipient of the 2019 Kay McClanahan Endowed Memorial Scholarship in Dramatic Arts. Photo courtesy of Professor Sara Oswald. Recipients of English Program awards included (from left to right) Alexia McDougald, who received the John Green Memorial Endowed Scholarship; Chester Batterton, who received the Grace Loving Gibson Endowed Scholarship; and Jordan Williams, who received the Outstanding Senior in English award. Photograph courtesy of Dr. Melissa Schaub and Dr. Wendy Pearce Miller Our Spanish Theater Acto Latino was awarded the Educational Program of the Year from the Southeastern Latinx Student Leadership Conference from Western Carolina University. We are very grateful for this recognition and proud of our cast. OLÉ students Simone, Namya, and Minerva, pose with UNCP Distinguished Speaker Diane Guerrero (center). (Photo courtesy of Milagros Lopez-Fred) Olé students, advisor Milagros Lopez-Fred, and Acto Latino advisor Dr. Cecilia Lara enjoy bowling night at the Hawk's Nest. (Photo courtesy of Milagros Lopez-Fred) Students enrolled in Dr. Scott Hicks' African American Literature course conducted a creative writing workshop at Spring Hill Middle School on October 9. Dr. Wendy Pearce Miller (left) moderates a Pictionary match during the English majors meeting in October 2019. Theatre Program students learn about stain glass techniques. (Photo courtesy of David Underwood) Theatre Program students paint wood for the 2019 production of Noises Off. (Photo courtesy of David Underwood) Professor Autumn Lauzon's Leadership Living Learning Community volunteers with the Salvation Army in Fayetteville, NC. (Photo courtesy of Autumn Lauzon) ETFL students and faculty participate in Dead Author Night on Oct. 31, 2019. The Department of English, Theatre, and Foreign Languages offers exciting opportunities for students, who are active inside and outside of the classroom. Our students participate in eight student organizations, publish their writing in three department-sponsored journals, participate in service learning, study abroad, complete internships, and attend conferences. The photo gallery, above, shows our students in action!