The 8th annual Cavalier Conference on Writing and Literature took place Friday, April 14th, in the RC and was a big success. Over 120 faculty from regional colleges, high schools, and community colleges attended a day of excellent panels, including panels that JCCC English faculty led and/or presented at. The keynote speaker was Dr. April Baker-Bell. The conference theme this year was Access For, Access To: Reimagining Education for All.
Marianne Kunkel has received an Extra Effort Award for 2023.
Adjunct Professor of English Sally Bennett gave two recent papers based on her archival research:
For ¨The War of 1812¨ St. Louis West History Symposium, Sally gave a talk entitled “Roast Beef: Feeing the U.S. Army”
At Fort Osage National Historic Site, Sibley, Missouri, Sally gave a talk entitled “Women on the Missouri Frontier,” emphasizing the lives and material culture of military wives.
Susan Dawson, associate adjunct professor of Journalism and Media Communications, has been awarded the Lieberman Teaching Excellence Award for 2023.
Marianne Kunkel had a teaching tip accepted for publication into the Kansas Association of Teachers of English’s online journal, Kansas English.