Alyssa Englert ’14, one of our Hartford Hawks women’s basketball players, made it all the way to the Final Four in Nashville. She was honored for her good work as a volunteer in our community during the nationally televised semifinal game.
Assistant Professor Jessica Nicklin, director of the undergraduate psychology program in the University of Hartford’s College of Arts and Sciences, is this year’s recipient of the Belle K. Ribicoff Junior Faculty Prize. Nicklin will receive the prize, which includes an award of $10,000, at Commencement in May.
Being a record-setting distance runner and training for an Olympic development race is challenging enough. But imagine doing that while completing an honors thesis and studying possible treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. That’s the life of Megan Barry ’14, a student-athlete with dreams of a future as a runner and a veterinarian.
WFSB aired a story about seven-year-old Thomas Hastings, an honorary member of the University of Hartford's baseball team. Hastings, who has muscular dystrophy, was paired up with the Hawks through Team IMPACT.