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Excellence Through Relevance

At the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP), our students earn degrees in deeply collaborative and scholarly environments and participate in real-world learning and research with faculty mentors early and often in their academic careers. Our community partners locally, regionally and internationally play an integral role in their learning.  We strive to bridge academic work and the needs of communities; in short, our faculty and students live our vision- excellence through relevance.


What's New in ENHP

ENHP Day 2015 Features More Than 100 Student and Faculty Research Presentations

ENHP DayThe College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions held its fourth annual ENHP Day on April 22, 2015 to showcase student and faculty scholarly and research endeavors. The daylong event featured 108 student and faculty presentations, talks by keynote speakers Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz and Dr. Maria Itayra Padilha, conferring of the first excellence through relevance Faculty Research Award to Dr. Beth Taylor, and an early childhood education mixer.  Read moreview photos, and view #ENHPDay on Storify.


Beth Taylor Receives First "excellence through relevance Faculty Research Award"

Beth Taylor receives research awardBeth Taylor, PhD, an exercise physiologist and assistant professor of health sciences at the University of Hartford, has received the College of Education, Nursing and Health Profession’s (ENHP's) inaugural excellence through relevance Faculty Research Award for achieving significant impact through sustained effort in translational research. Taylor conducts cutting-edge research that translates into practical health promotion and cardiovascular disease prevention. Read more


ENHP's Anglin Balances School and Work to Graduate in Three Years

Anglin

Earning a 3.96 grade point average while working two jobs and volunteering is difficult for many college students under customary circumstances. Now imagine fitting all of that into just three years instead of four. That is the story of Desiann Anglin’s college career at the University of Hartford. Read more


New Education Commissioner Earned her Doctorate at University's College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions

Roberge Wentzell

Dianna L. Wentzell, a 25-year veteran of Connecticut's public school system and a graduate of the Educational Leadership doctoral program in the University's College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, was nominated by Gov. Dan Malloy on Friday, April 17, as the new state education commissioner.  Learn more


Doctoral Students in Educational Leadership to Present at NEERO Annual Conference

NEERO

Students in the doctoral program in educational leadership are slated to present their research at the annual conference of the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO) from April 29 to May 1 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Read more

"We believe that teaching is the best form of learning" (new video)

Watch this brief video to learn more about our undergraduate programs in education. 


ENHP's Goodworth Wins Ribicoff Junior Faculty Prize

Goodworth wins RibicoffAdam Goodworth, assistant professor of physical therapy in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP),  has been selected to receive the 2015 Belle K. Ribicoff Junior Faculty Prize. The prize, which includes an award of $10,000, will be presented to Goodworth at Commencement in May.

Goodworth, who holds a PhD in biomedical engineering, has brought an interdisciplinary focus to his work at the University, conducting groundbreaking research and innovative teaching across the fields of physical therapy, engineering, and prosthetics. Read more

Rehab Sciences Students Join Alumni in Bringing Prosthetic Training to Peru

Peru 2015

Graduate students in the prosthetics and orthotics and physical therapy programs in ENHP joined a 17-person interdisciplinary team of health care providers in Lima, Peru, to provide free care to over 100 people with amputations. In one week in February, they replaced prosthetic limbs or provided brand-new ones to Peruvian residents.  Read more and view photos.