empathy

Anne Pharr

English professor Anne Pharr shares what she’s learned through her experience teaching community college students.

Carmen Acevedo Butcher

Often I find myself sitting across from a student in my office as the conversation moves from gerunds and infinitives, deadlines and revisions, applications and careers, to family difficulties and personal worries. I pray a lot then. If a student’s stress . . . 

Carmen Acevedo Butcher

The student pulled the frayed bill of his dark gray baseball cap over his eyebrows and slumped further down on the brown sofa in my office. He had been late again with a paper . . .

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