Sunday, May 15, 2016

Connie Schultz is WVU commencement speaker

Former PD columnist Connie Schultz, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 2005, was the commencement speaker for the West Virginia University Reed College of Media graduates in Morgantown on Friday.

Connie wrote two books “Life Happens – And Other Unavoidable Truths,” a collection of essays, and ”? and His Lovely Wife,” a memoir about her husband Sherrod Brown’s successful 2006 race for the U.S. Senate.

She is Professional in Residence at Kent State University, where she graduated with a journalism degree in 1979.

She grew up in Ashtabula. She joined the PD in 1979, resigned in 2011 to avoid a conflict of interest with her husband’s re-election campaign.

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