Weinzapfel presents at national convention

Darin Allred | Apr 8, 2014


North Central Texas College's Kristen Weinzapfel, the NCTC English, Speech and Foreign Language Department Chair, was a guest speaker recently at the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) annual convention.

Weinzapfel presented during the session, "Creative Writing/Creative Teaching: Digital Storytelling, Guerilla Haiku, Poetic Expression." Weinzapfel's presentation was titled "Letting the Chips Fall Where They May: Teaching the Legacy of John F. Kennedy's 'The Purpose of Poetry.'"

The CCCC Convention draws college faculty members from around the world. They gather to hear award-winning keynote speakers, attend presentations by colleagues on the latest innovations in education, and network to gain knowledge of best practices in the field. The 2014 CCCC Convention was held March 19-22, in Indianapolis, Ind.

NCTC English professor Kristen Weinzapfel, shown here teaching a Composition class, was a guest speaker at a national conference in Indiana recently.