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Archive for June, 2015

Doctoral candidate Pauline Baird gives keynote address

Posted by bgsuenglish on June 18, 2015

Pauline Baird, a doctoral candidate in the Rhetoric and Writing program, gave the keynote address for the Buxton-Friendship Heritage Fund meeting in Manhattan earlier this year.  Her talk was entitled “Storymaking Practices of Buxton Women:  Our Legacy, Our Pride, Our Responsibility,” and drew upon some of the work that will form her dissertation.  If you’d like to read her keynote address, it’s available in the newsletter on page four.


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Rhetoric & Writing Doctoral Students and Faculty Guest Teach at Local Elementary School

Posted by bgsuenglish on June 15, 2015

Several members of the Department’s Rhetoric & Writing doctoral program recently facilitated writing workshops for students at St. Aloysius Elementary and Junior High School’s Write-To-Read Week.

St.Als7thGradeTina Arduini, April Conway, Ken Hayes, and Aimee Taylor, Brian Gattozzi (General Studies Writing), and Dr. Lee Nickoson led workshops on a variety of topics for grades 4-8, including Mrs. Brennan’s seventh grade class, who posed for a photo at the conclusion of a poetry workshop.

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