Andy Cowan is an award-winning writer, producer, and performer. He began his career as a segment producer, writer and performer on The Merv Griffin Show during the '80s, and interviewed hundreds of luminaries, from Orson Welles to Jerry Seinfeld.
Angela James is an Educator, Story Writer & Poet. Her book, Flower Among Ash, explores how, when faced with tragedy and unprecedented circumstances, and even the opportunity to throw in the towel, it is not enough to dissuade us from pursuing our dreams.
Tim Hicks has been a conflict resolution practitioner and teacher for 25 years. From 2006 to 2014, he was the first director of the conflict resolution Master’s degree program at the University of Oregon.
William (Bill) Funnemark is the author of "Last Lunch", his story of what it is like to lose your best friend, your wife, your lover, the mother of your children, and then pick up the pieces and go on living. It is a story of his faith in God and the love of family and friends.
CJ Jones is a true CCSU Blue Devil. "99 1/2% Won't Do" has been his mantra while earning a B.A. and M.A. at Central, and serving the university as a basketball coach, director of the Educational Opportunity Program, and director of athletics.
Robena Egemonye, Ph.D is a retired teacher. Her first fiction novel, "The Fence Mender," was published in December 2016. In 2012, she wrote a children's book about Alzheimer's called "When My Grandma Sings," and years before that she wrote a teacher's classroom discussion guide.