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Essay Award

Any student who writes an outstanding paper as part of their coursework for a Goodwin class is eligible for The Goodwin College Essay Award!

All awardees receive an invitation to present their winning paper at the annual Goodwin College Writer's Conference. Winners may also be eligible for publication in The Beacon.

Congratulations to our 2014 Award Winners

Elizabeth Cicia: The Open Door

Ruth Roman: How Social Media Is Changing the Human Service Field

Taylor Ryer: Medicine and Capital Punishment: Friend or Foe?

Congratulations to our 2013 Award Winners

Tamiya Anderson: Eveline

Laurie Pierson: Changing the Approach

Hailey Blackmer: Spinal Tap

Congratulations to our 2012 Award Winners

Jessica Koch: Web of Destruction

Allison Roper: The Gendercide in Asia

Kevin Teeling: The Gallipoli Campaign

Awards will be held again for 2015.

Instructions for submission:

If you (or one of your students, if you are a course instructor) have written an outstanding paper, please submit a copy of the paper to with the heading, "Award Submission."

Please be sure to include a cover page that states: