The University of Hartford is welcoming 40 educators from the Republic of Rwanda to its campus this weekend to start a month-long program (July 28 – Aug. 22) designed for Rwandan teachers to enhance their skills, thereby increasing their effectiveness in the classroom and as educational leaders.
Megan Barry ’14 who graduated summa cum laude and with University Honors with a bachelor's degree in biology and who who was a standout cross country and track and field athlete, was selected to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Third Team, making her one of the nation’s top 45 female student-athletes to be recognized for academic and athletic excellence.
Gabriel Carrera '01 had such a positive experience at the University of Hartford that he wants to give back. But like most things in his life, he isn’t going the usual route.
Carrera will ride 8,000 miles on his motorcycle on a difficult endurance challenge ride from Florida to Alaska starting July 20 to raise money for the University. He is asking alumni, friends and others to pledge a donation for each mile he rides to raise money for student financial aid.
Samantha Dunster, chair of the dance department at the University of Hartford's Hartt School, was a guest on NBC Connecticut on July 8. She was joined by Ángel Corella, the artistic director of The Hartt Community Division Summer Intensive Ballet program.