Month: January 2018

Students Accepted to Neag Teacher Certification Program

Eleven English majors have been accepted into the Neag School of Education’s one-year MA program for Secondary English Education, the Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates (TCPCG). They are as follows:

 

Waterbury Campus: Olivia Sheldon, Jennifer Cipriano

Hartford Campus: McCarthy MacDaniel, Lauren Lagassie, Imani Burrus, Lauren Brown, Kate Campbell, Alexandra Retter, Kimberly Yrayta, Bailey Mahler, Meghan Pancholi

Academic Publishing Talk with Brian Halley

Date: February 6, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm

Location: 4th floor of the Homer Babbidge Library

 

The Humanities Institute will host editor Brian Halley from UMass Press on February 6, 2018. He will give a talk on academic publishing at 4 PM in the Humanities Institute reading/meeting room (located on the 4th Floor of the Homer Babbidge Library). Brian is Senior Editor for the University of Massachusetts Press, based at UMass Boston. Before joining the Press in 2009, he was Editor at the Beacon Press. He served on the Board of Directors for the Association of University Presses (AUP) from 2015-2018. He has built UMass Press’ lists in American Studies, environmental studies, gender & sexuality, literary studies, and regional titles, including for the newly launched regional trade imprint, Bright Leaf.

Awards for Artwork

Gloriana Gill Awards for Drawing and Cartooning, and for Photography

Deadline: February 5, 2018

Prizes: Varies annually. Last year each prize was $1,000

Two awards given in memory of artist Gloriana Gill for 1) the best work of drawing or cartooning, and 2) the best work of photography (with preference given to B&W) appearing in the Long River Review. Entrants may submit multiple pieces to each prize.

Who’s Eligible

Undergraduates and graduates at the University of Connecticut’s main and regional campuses.

Guidelines

See this page.

Long River Review Art Award

Deadline: February 5, 2018

Prizes: $100 – $200

A cash prize for the best piece of artwork to appear in the Long River Review. Entrants may submit multiple pieces.

Who’s Eligible

Undergraduates and graduates at the University of Connecticut’s main and regional campuses.

Guidelines: See this page.