One evening while I was a graduate student studying creative writing, I was pulled over for speeding. What should have been a routine traffic stop, however, forever changed the trajectory of how I thought about my own writing and the ways the traditional landscape of a writing classroom could be shaped. The officer ran my tags wrong […]
When educators endorse service-learning curriculums, they often stress the importance of students making real world connections to their academic work and building their résumés in ways that might create future career opportunities. While this narrative continues to be repeated in academia, we often don’t hear enough from the actual students. In order to get a fuller […]
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Like many students, Cathy Pfrang, a junior majoring in Liberal Studies of Early and Elementary Education (LSEE) at VCU, started college with a clear idea of what she wanted to do post-graduation. For her, this goal revolved around teaching children. While ostensibly the university experience is designed to challenge our ways of thinking and knowing […]