A blizzard warning goes into effect for our area this evening and Connecticut has issued a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m. The University is now closed as of 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27. Day and evening classes are canceled through tomorrow. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries will be closed. snow closing guide
All Hartt Community Division activities through tomorrow are canceled.
current as of 3:05 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015
Don Fantozzi will be presenting his research on the role of personal communications technology on mass mobilization in contemporary revolutionary situations. The focus is on recent political uprisings in Iran, Egypt, and Syria.
Fantozzi is a senior from Torrington, Connecticut double majoring in politics and government and international studies. He is a member of three national honors societies, has won a Regent’s Scholarship, a Study Abroad Scholarship, and a Donald Ellis Scholarship for carrying out independent international research. He studied abroad in Amman, Jordan during fall 2012 where he carried out independent research on access to mobile communications technology.
Fantozzi completed internships during the summer 2013 New York City mayoral race with candidate Christine Quinn and in fall 2013 interned with the office of Connecticut U.S. Senator Chris Murphy. On campus he has been both a tutor and course preceptor. He was also elected President of the University of Hartford Mock Trial Society in 2011 and presented at the 2013 University of Hartford Undergraduate Student Colloquium.