Former Hawks standout pitcher Sean Newcomb has wasted little time in making a name for himself on baseball's largest stage. Less than three weeks after joining the Atlanta Braves, Newcomb has recorded four quality starts, earned his first win on June 27, and has raised eyebrows from coast to coast.
The University of Hartford and the Montessori Training Center Northeast (MTCNE) have been awarded $4.8 million from a fund directed by James Walton of the Walton Family Foundation to establish an undergraduate Montessori education program at the University and conduct research about Montessori educator preparation over the next five years.
A NASA Connecticut Space Grant Consortium (CTSCG) team composed of students and faculty from the University of Hartford and the University of Bridgeport will help live stream the solar eclipse in August.
Eighty-nine members of the University High School of Science and Engineering (UHSSE) Class of 2017 will receive their diplomas at the school’s graduation ceremony on Tuesday, June 20. The ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. at the University of Hartford’s Lincoln Theater, just steps from the high school, which is located on the University’s Bloomfield Avenue campus.
The University of Hartford is one of 11 schools chosen nationwide by OpenStax to participate in its 2017–18 Institutional Partnership Program, which encourages the use of free, peer-reviewed, openly licensed textbooks on college campuses. The University entered into a strategic partnership with OpenStax after a rigorous application process that included the University demonstrating a willingness to drive the adoption of open educational resources (OER), which are resources available at little or no cost for learning, teaching, and research.