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Spring Civic Engagement and Public Speaking Contest

The spring rendition of the Civic Engagement and Public Speaking Context aired the evening of April 29th, and can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yb96UXNmS08  Congratulations to the two students who tied for first place: Justin Do, instructed by Associate Teaching Professor Robin Kramer, who spoke on “Fixing the National Physician Shortage,” and Arden Bealmear, instructed by PhD student Kelly Williams Nagel, who spoke on “Beginning Financial Literacy in High School.” Rounding out the top three finalists was Ashley Bolds, instructed by Assistant Teaching Professor Vanessa McLaughlin, who spoke on “Reducing Economic Barriers to Medical School.” Kudos also to Jeff Nagel, PhD Student, who took lead on organizing the contests this year, and Michael Steudeman, Assistant Professor and Director of CAS 100, and gratitude to all the many faculty and guest judges for their time and energy. The final slate of speeches is testimony to the good work being done by students and instructors in our public speaking classes.

Congratulations to all!