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Cat Balco, assistant professor of painting in the Hartford Art School, and recent graduate Alyssa Nett were both featured in a Hartford Courant story, video and photo gallery about the Ellipses Project. Through this project, which was designed by Balco, trained Hartford Art School students worked this summer as interns, visiting and doing artwork with Masoniccare Partners Home Health and Hospice patients. Click here to access the photo gallery and to view the video and the story, which was published pn the front page of the “CT Now” section on Wednesday, Aug. 15.
Hartford Hawks women's basketball coach Jen Rizzotti and team members Ruthan Doherty and Daphne Elliott were interviewed by WFSB Channel 3 for a story on the upcoming "Walk for Weaver" fundraiser that the team is holding. The story will air during the 6 p.m. newscast on Wednesday, Aug. 15, and again on the 11 p.m. newscast on Sunday, Aug. 19. Doherty and teammate Nikkia Smith were interviewed by Renee DiNino, director of Community Affairs and Programming at Clear Channel Radio in Connecticut, about the “Walk for Weaver” fundraising event on Sept. 8. That interview will air on Sunday, Aug. 19, at the following times on the following stations: at 7 a.m: on Country 92.5, Kiss 95.7, 97.9 ESPN Radio, KC101.3, ESPN Radio 1300 AM, and 960 WELI News Talk AM; at 7:30 a.m: on Fox Sports Radio 1410 AM; and at 7:30 p.m: on The River 105.9.
Hartford Hawks women’s basketball coach Jen Rizzotti, Hillyer College Dean David Goldenberg, and a number students attending the Summer Bridge program were featured in an NBC Connecticut “Shout Out” promotion in support of U.S. athletes competing in the London 2012 Olympics. Click here to watch the clip, which initially aired on Tuesday, Aug. 7.
University President Walter Harrison was quoted in an ESPN online commentary about the burden that trying to meet the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate (APR) requirements are having on colleges and universities with limited financial resources. Click here to read the article, which was posted on Thursday, Aug. 9.
Richard Freund, professor and director of the University’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, was mentioned in the Israeli newspaper HAARETZ in a Sunday, Aug. 5, profile story on Marc Ivins, a former student who studied in Greenberg Center’s archaeological summer study abroad program in 2008 and who is now living in Israel. Click here to read the article. (A digital subscription is required.)
The thesis exhibition by the first class to graduate from the Hartford Art School’s International Limited Residency MFA in Photography program was highlighted in the Hartford Courant’s “Art Smart” blog on Thursday, Aug. 9. Click here to read the write-up.
The Saugus, Mass. edition of WickedLocal.com highlighted Hartford Hawks soocer goalie Erin Quinlan, who is a native of Saugus, in its Thursday, Aug. 9 story about Quinlan’s team, Aztec MA of the Women’s Premier Soccer League, competing in the WPSL Championships in Pensacola, Fla. on July 28-29. Her team defeated Oklahoma FC, 1-0 on a dramatic overtime goal, only to fall in the finals to the host team, Gulf Coast Texans, 4-0. Click here to read the story.
Alex Walker, who earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Hartt School, was the subject of a question-and-answer interview in the August issue of Guitar International magazine. Click here to read the interview.