The importance of our connections with each other, of community to community, of nation to nation, was a recurring theme of the University’s 45th annual Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19. University President Walter Harrison set the tone as he greeted the 1,200 members of the Class of 2002 and their friends and family members to a “magnificent Commencement morning.
The proof of a program is its success. Channel 2 News, the University’s totally student-run station, can boast that its students are so secure in their skills that sometimes they are hired before they graduate. Also boast-worthy is viewership that has expanded locally to 150,000 through local public access stations.
One of Hartford College for Women’s most beloved teachers, Associate Professor of English Jeanne R. Bonaca, retired this spring after a 22-year career at HCW.