Aetna Celebration of Student Writing

3:00–6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
North Reading Room
Wilbur Cross Building
University of Connecticut, Storrs

Showcasing Student Research

The Aetna Celebration of Student Writing will open with student-led poster presentations from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m with awards ceremony at 5pm. Posters showcase student research from writing-intensive courses at UConn (including First-Year Writing courses) and/or on the subject of writing, rhetoric, or a related topic. We especially welcome projects with roots in a UConn First-Year Writing or writing-intensive course.

Celebrating Prize-Winning Student Work

Following the poster session, the Aetna Celebration of Student Writing will celebrate prize-winning academic and creative work by UConn students. To submit your writing for consideration, see the “Writing Contests” link:

Examples of Student Celebrations of Writing at Other Institutions

Submitting a Poster Proposal

To submit a proposal for a poster presentation, please complete the form below. Any UConn student is eligible. The deadline to submit a proposal is Monday, April 1, 2019. If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact the Aetna Chair of Writing, Brenda Brueggemann (  OR  First-Year Writing 

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See our events calendar for events sponsored by UConn’s other writing programs.