[Rolandas Town, Acrylic from CT Review]
I know it sounds crazy but I actually do something other than this blog. In fact, I’m a regional director, and my region is New York, Connecticut and Ontario. In Connecticut, I work with the Golden Key chapter at Central Connecticut State University. From my contact with them I knew that they had their act together, always putting forth the best effort, but little did I know that the Better World Books drive was only part of their effort.
Recently, the chapter compelled members of the campus to help collect books to be donated overseas to US troops. They received 400 copies of the illustrious Connecticut Review.
The semi-annual journal as been published since 1967 and has included literary plays, translations, creative nonfiction and essays as well as poetry, artwork, photography and academic articles of general interest. In recent years Connecticut Review has won awards from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals and National Public Radio. Pieces published in the magazine have also earned Pushcart Prizes and appeared in Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, and Best American Poetry.
I am consistently impressed in my capacity as an RD with the abilities of student groups to affect change and create positive development in their community and abroad. Great work, CCSU!
I found out about this over at Cool Justice.
[N.B. The views at said website are the author's own and do not represent the views of Better World Books or yours truly.]