Connect: Harnessing the Power of Words


“An Amazing Day” On May 2 and 3, 2019, Princeton Writes convened its first symposium on the written and spoken word, “Connect: Harnessing the Power of Words,” designed to strengthen staff communication skills and the human connections that sustain our campus. As Program Director John Weeren put it in his opening remarks, “the more we conceive of communication as relational rather than transactional and the more we subordinate the pronoun I and elevate the pronoun we, the more fruitful our exchanges will be.” Led by some of our University community’s most accomplished writers and speakers, the symposium began on May 2 with [...]