Entries by Marsha Familaro Enright

What happened at The Great Connections 2016

The Outcome of The Great Connections Seminar 2016 This July, our high school-to-graduate school students hailed from places such as Guatemala, Argentina, Brazil, Honduras, Nepal and all directions of the U.S. Over half were returnees who paid their own way—one from Buenos Aires! Six came to study how to be a teacher in our style, so […]

Employers Find “Soft” Skills, Like Reasoning, In Short Supply!

“Companies across the U.S. say it is becoming increasingly difficult to find applicants who can communicate clearly, take initiative, problem-solve and get along with co- workers. “Those traits, often called soft skills, can make the difference between a standout employee and one who just gets by.” – claims a recent Wall Street Journal article, Employers […]

A Summer Program for Students 16 and older

Get an edge on college – and life! Come to The Great Connections Seminar A Summer Program for Students 16 and older Saturday, July 22-Saturday, July 29, 2017 Chicago If you’re not a student… Could your favorite student benefit from this program? Please forward this information. Free yourself:  Unleash your mind. Strengthen your autonomy. Expand […]

The Long Game of the New Left

“After the Vietnam War, a lot of us didn’t just crawl back into our literary cubicles; we stepped into academic positions. With the war over, our visibility was lost, and it seemed for a while–to the unobservant–that we had disappeared. Now we have tenure, and the work of reshaping the universities has begun in earnest.” […]