Sarah Hirsch and Cindy Pulkkinen are two of the 17 UNH lecturers who received non-renewal notices by mail in January. Everything about it was mishandled. Sarah and Cindy have dedicated much of their lives to UNH and their students. Once a month, I like to discuss issues in education on “All In”, especially how those issues affect teachers and the impact on students, because if we, as a country, aren’t invested in education, we will continue to have heart-breaking stories like the ones from Sarah and Cindy.
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of their lives: 1st song: “Teach your children well” by CSNY; 2nd song: “The Rising” by Bruce Springsteen; and 3rd song: “Make a Noise” by Katie Herzig.
Priscilla Carr is a Mother, Widow, Friend of Sentient Beings, Educator, Psychotherapist, Interfaith Chaplain, Poet, Essayist, Memoirist, Literary Mentor, and in 2008 the Founder of New Hampshire Studio of Integrated Arts. She shares how she has lived her life with purpose and joy.
“We all got something. I embrace these unique entities as strengths rather than deficits and believe they have propelled me into multifaceted careers, universal travel., the arts, and chaplaincy. I am happiest when able to serve.”
Three songs that would be on the soundtrack of her life: 1st song: “The Happy Wanderer”; 2nd song: “Beautiful in my eyes” by Joshua Kadison; and 3rd song: “How can I keep from singing” by Enya