LC TALKS

LC TALKS 2021 Call for Speakers Open Until 2/1

Modeled after the famous TED Talks, Learning Community students and faculty will be selected in advance to speak at this event about their stories in short, entertaining, thought-provoking talks which will reflect the diversity and resilience displayed in our collective and individual experiences. 

Anyone part of UConn's Learning Communities ecosystem is invited to apply to speak at LC TALKS, including student members and leaders, graduate students, professional staff, and faculty.

Application Due by the end of the day Monday, February 1

Apply for LC TALKS 2021

Our Speakers from LC TALKS 2020

The 2021 Speaker Announcement will be released in early February.

"Small Interactions, BIG IMPACT"

Kianjai (Kia) Huggan

Engineering House

"DIVERSITY in Higher Education:

A CRUCIAL COMPONENT"

Alexis Trench

WiMSE (Women in Math, Science, and Engineering) House

Graduate Assistant

"How to Have a DIVERSE SELF"

Brandon Emerick

Humanities House

"Asian Americans:

The INVISIBLE MINORITY"

Kathleen Cruz

Business Connections House

"Fighting for My INDIVIDUALITY

Within the Foster Care System"

Maria Kelley

Human Rights & Action House

"What DIVERSITY Really Means"

Mason Holland

ScHOLA2RS (Scholastic House of Leaders in support of African American Researchers and Scholars) House

"Overcoming LIFE'S CHALLENGES"

Shenelle Shaw

WiMSE (Women in Math, Science, and Engineering) House

"Bridging the GAP"

Lyndall Goudemond

Transfer Connections House

Past LC TALKS

LC TALKS 2020 Web Banner

LC Talks 2019 Web Banner

LC TALKS 2018 Banner

LC TALKS 2017 Banner