This video by Aetna Intern Dylan Laviana shows Aetna Chair of Writing Advisory Board members Thomas Long, Tom Deans, Kathryn Warrender, Pamela Bedore, and Jason Courtmanche speaking on how Aetna benefits the work they do at UConn on a daily basis.
It’s coming!! And soon.
The first ever Aetna Celebration of Student Writing will take place on Thurs. April 5 in the Wilbur Cross (North) Reading Room, 3-6pm.
The event begins with a student Poster Fair that showcases work on/with/around writing from First-Year Writing, “W” courses, and Creative Writing courses at UConn. The walk-through Poster Fair takes place from 3-5pm.
SUBMIT POSTER PRESENTATION IDEAS HERE BY END OF DAY ON WED. MARCH 21:
A panel of judges will also be walking through and talking with the poster-presenters. As many as 10 prizes will be awarded, across different categories, for Poster Presentations.
At 5pm the annual Aetna Awards for Student Writing will begin. A RECEPTION will bridge the Poster Fair and Awards Ceremony.Approximately 40 awards will be given for student writing across these categories:
* First-Year Writing
* Writing in the Disciplines (Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Engineering)
* Creative Writing (including awards for Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, Translation, and Writing for Children)
* Connecticut Writing Project (Teachers-as-Writers in poetry, fiction, nonfiction)
* Graduate Critical Writing
* Poster Presentations (in numerous different categories)
Please come join us for all –or even just part of — this great celebration of the exceptional work in writing that UConn students do!!!
On Wednesday, February 21st at 1:30 PM, the English Department’s Committee on Speakers and Symposium hosted a Brown Bag Talk with Aetna Chair Brenda Brueggemann titled “American Deaf Art, History, and Community.” The event took place in the Stern Room in Phillip E. Austin Hall (Austin 217).
Thursday, February 8th, at 5:30 PM, Aetna Chair Brenda Brueggemann Spoke at the New Britain Museum of American Art (NBMAA) on American Deaf Art, the community surrounding it, and its place in art history. For more information on the event, follow the link below to the museum’s website.