The University of Hartford began its 60th year on February 21, 2017 with a “Where’s Walt” scavenger hunt and birthday cake in the Commons. On this page, we’re sharing photos and a video about the day as well as some interesting and exciting University accomplishments that happened from 2007 to 2017. It’s not a comprehensive list but it is sure to spark some memories.
In the first two weeks of our 60th year, we are adding one year per day.
Jan. 12 – The portraits of Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks are among 18 works by Robert Templeton (1929–91) that are on display in Mortensen Library through Feb. 29. Read More
May 12 – Stass Shpanin '12, a new graduate who majored in painting in the Hartford Art School, has received a highly prestigious U.S. Fulbright Student Award, which will fund his 10-month, self-directed research project in Russia. Read More
June 13 – The University of Hartford edged out University of Vermont by one one-hundredth of a point to win the school's first America East Academic Cup since 1996-97, as announced at the league's annual awards dinner in Annapolis, Md. Read More
June 13 – The 77 members of the University High School of Science and Engineering (UHSSE) Class of 2012 walked proudly across the Lincoln Theater stage on Wednesday evening, June 13, to accept their diplomas. Read More
Aug. 24 – About 40 executives from the region’s top manufacturing firms and several political leaders joined with faculty and staff of the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) on Aug. 24 to celebrate the opening of CETA's new Manufacturing Metrology Labin Dana Hall. Read More