During the competition, students will work together to solve a wide range of problems. Scoring will be based on whether the submitted program compiles and runs, and whether it solves the specified problem.
Blight lectures widely in the United States and around the world on the Civil War and the Reconstruction period, race relations, Frederick Douglass, W.E.B. Du Bois, and problems in public history and American historical memory.
In his role, Ryan is responsible for advancing marketing communications across the university, including planning and implementing marketing strategies to elevate and/or support the university brand as well as the College of Arts and Sciences and the eight professional schools.
Turner was presented with a 2018 Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book, Anthology, and Article Award for her article, “The Nameless and the Forgotten: Maternal Grief, Sacred Protection, and the Archive of Slavery.”
The summit will feature state and local government officials and leaders from various professions, including law, medical, nursing, education, social work and communications, who will take part in a series of presentations on the opioid crisis’ impact on Connecticut, what first responders are seeing in the field, and the treatment options that are available to those who are addicted.