Braun Writing Awards

The Ruth Paetz Braun Undergraduate Connected Learning Awards Program at Lasell College is made possible through the generous support of Ruth Paetz Braun, class of 1954, in honor of her 50th reunion from Lasell College. The purpose of this program is to support annual writing and/or oral presentation awards for undergraduate students in conjunction with the College's annual Connected Learning Symposium April of each year. $100 prizes are awarded for student writing assisgnments in the following categories:

  • A paper written for an assignment in a 100 level course
  • A paper written for an assignment in a 200 or 300 level course
  • A paper written for an assignment in a 400 level course
  • Creative Prose

The winners are selected by a committee of faculty and announced in a special session of the Lasell College Spring Connected Learning Symposium where they read short passages and describe the experience of writing their papers.

The 11th annual Braun Writing Award ceremony was held on April 28, 2016. The winners were:

 2016 Braun Writing Award Winners



The 2015 winners were:

 2015 Braun Writing Award Winners

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