Consider this talk by Freeman Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). At 12, he marched with Martin Luther King, and now, at UMBC, he works to create an environment that helps underrepresented studentsspecifically African American, Latino, and low-income learnersget degrees in math and science. In the following video, he shares the four pillars of UMBCs approach. Its an inspiring talk for any college student, no matter what your major may be.
Consider your personal definition of success. How does your ability to write tie into your ability to be successful? How will you use writing in your professional life in the future?