Monica Todd Presents at Empire State Legal Writing Conference

Professor Monica Todd presented at the Empire State Legal Writing Conference at New York Law School on May 19.  Her presentation, “From Elegy to Euphony:  Helping Students Develop Social Capital to Foster Academic and Personal Success,” prepared in conjunction with Professor Lori Roberts, addressed the opportunity for legal writing professors to help disadvantaged 1L students develop social capital to facilitate academic and professional success.  This presentation acknowledged the existence of social capital as an asset with economic consequences and presented strategies used at Western State to help students develop it.

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