Blizzard conditions are now impacting our region and a Connecticut statewide travel ban is in effect. The University will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 27. Day and evening classes are canceled. 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 are closed. snow closing guide
All Hartt Community Division activities are canceled through Tuesday.
current as of 10:27 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015
David Goldenberg and Linda Moran, Hillyer College and Elizabeth-Leigh Bradley, College of Arts and Sciences (A& S)-2013, 2011
“Summer Bridge to Future Women’s Leadership Project”
David H. Goldenberg AA ’73, BS ’76, Med ’76, dean; Linda Moran, assistant professor; Elizabeth-Leigh Bradley, coordinator of academic studies, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences; and adjunct faculty, designed for twenty first-year female students, the program focused on enhancing leadership skills through leadership opportunities. Successful women from various career paths spoke with the students, sharing their stories and inspiring the young women to exceed as leaders.
T Stores, College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) and student Dana Eckstein-2012, 2011
“1st Time in Every Time”
T. Stores, associate professor of english in the A & S, student Dana Eckstein and students of a first-year seminar in the fall of 2011 visited new residents of the Duncaster Lifecare Community Center to connect through their own life experiences. The interviews were recorded and are now being compiled into a documentary to create awareness about shared experiences in critical times of life transitions.
Susan Grantham, College of Arts & Sciences (A&S)-2010
“The Leading Forward Project for Female Graduate Students”
Susan Grantham, associate professor of communications in the College of A & S created a leadership development program for female graduate students. The program developed technical skills insight, and networks and networking skills.
Marcia Hughes, Katharine Owens and Natacha Poggio, and students-2010
“The Kenya Project: Promoting Opportunities through Entrepreneurship”
Marcia Hughes, assistant director, Center for Social Research at A & S, Katharine Owens, assistant professor, politics and government, A & S, and Natacha Poggio, assistant professor, visual communications design, Art School and three students built upon an established partnership between the University and Kenyan institutions to improve the health and productivity of the Alour, a group of HIV-positive women.
Mala Matacin, College of Arts & Sciences (A&S), M.T. Winter, and students-2010
“Creating Community: Phase I”
Mala Matacin, associate professor, psychology, A & S, and Hartford Seminary professor, M.T. Winter, collaborated to develop a women's leadership curriculum focused on building a community. Four University students, Andrea Wojcik, Jade Parente, Monique Smalls and Victoria Lamagna, took part in the Women's Leadership Institute program offered at The Hartford Seminary.
Aimee Miller and Lynne Kelly, College of Arts & Sciences (A&S), and students-2010
“Relational Aggression Among College Women”
Communications professors Aimee Miller and Lynne Kelly, together with female graduate and undergraduate student researchers, conducted a study on the experiences of college women with either being a bully or experiencing bullying through various forms, including social media.