The Shield

The trials and triumphs of experiencing a culture

Vince Tweddell, an adjunct journalism and English instructor, carries his daughter at the Great Wall of China.

Emma Corry, Features Editor

September 2, 2019

Vince Tweddell was working part time as an adjunct professor when he decided he needed a change. The adjunct journalism and English instructor had accumulated some debt and needed a full time job to pay the bills. Tweddell didn’t expect that he would end up working overseas in China for six years...

Unexpected lessons

Megan Miller, Chief Copy Editor

January 10, 2018

Almost every time I tell someone I’m an English major, they ask me if I want to be an English teacher.

English teaching program accredited

Gabi Wy

September 8, 2015

The National Council of Teachers (NCTE) accredited USI's English Teaching program and established the program as a nationally recognized department without conditions. The NCTE is one of eight subject specific organizations in the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Graduation...

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