Resources, Updates, and Events
The site provides resources for ECE English teachers and updates about events, policy changes, and ongoing pedagogical exploration. Resources include information about ECE certification, regular blog posts, and a handy, ECE-friendly overview of UConn’s FYW pedagogy. If you have ideas for improving the site, don’t hesitate to contact us.
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Aetna First-Year Writing Award
The Aetna First-Year Writing Award, sponsored by the Aetna Chair of Writing, is an award for excellent expository writing/nonfiction composed in a First-Year Writing class. Winners are awarded cash prizes and will be publicly acknowledged and given an award certificate at the Aetna Celebration of Student Writing on Monday April 27 , 2020.
Submissions for student writing completed during Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 are now open. The deadline for submissions is: APRIL 1, 2020.
Submissions may be nominated by an instructor or self-nominated. To submit your (student’s) work, please:
- Download and complete the prize submission form.docx.
- Remove student and instructor names from the paper.
- Email both the submission form and your essay (in either DOCX or PDF format) to email@example.com.
An awards committee will review all submissions in early April. Good luck! If you are a winner, you should expect to be notified by Mon. April 20, 2020.