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Barney School Students Visit FM Global Insurance Research Campus
FM Global LogoEnterprise risk management is the primary focus of students studying insurance and finance at the Barney School. They recently got to see how companies and their insurance partners assess best practices in risk prevention and determine the underwriting needs to assure proper risk coverage for their property assets.  Read more...

University Undergrads – Win $500 for Your Brilliant Marketing Idea!
Do you have a marketing opportunity idea that you believe exists now?  If yes, enter Barney’s Entrepreneurial Jumpstart Competition.  Four $500 prizes will be awarded. 
Entries are due by April 18 and the winners will be announced on April 30. Click for details

Barney Students to Present at National Undergraduate Research Conference
NCUR logoBarney senior Honors Students Taylor Clark, Taylor McCreery, and Stephanie Lessing are among nine University students whose research submissions were accepted for presentation at the National Conference on  Undergraduate Research at the University of Kentucky on April 3-5, 2014.  Upon return, during University of Hartford Honors Week, the students will talk about their experiences at the conference at a special colloquium.  Learn more... 

Barney is Ranked No. 2 in Insurance Company Hiring of Recent Grads
The Barney School is second among all U.S. colleges and universities in insurer hiring of 2012–13 graduates of undergraduate risk management and insurance programs. The ranking was reported by Business Insurance magazine in the “Top U.S. College Risk Management and Insurance Undergraduate Programs” section of its December print edition.  Read more... 

About the Barney School
Red H LogoThe Barney School is located in West Hartford, CT, adjacent to the insurance and financial services centers in Hartford, CT.  It is one of the 7 colleges within the University of Hartford, and it is accredited by the  Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).  Barney offers undergraduate degrees in Accounting, Economic & Finance, Insurance & Finance, Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurial Studies.  An Actuarial Science minor is also offered. And the University has a Pre-Law advising program.

At the graduate level, Barney offers an MBA, a Masters in Accounting & Taxation, dual Masters in Business & Engineering, and post-graduate Certificates.  The MBA courses can be taken totally online, totally in the classroom, or in any combination of both formats.  Classroom courses are scheduled in the evenings so working adults can pursue their degrees as part-time students.  Click to see all Barney degree programs.

Barney Success Stories
The Barney School presents the Barney Success Story series. We are proud to recognize the accomplishments of our students, past and present, and friends of the college. We invite you to read these full length stories by clicking on each photo below, and see more stories here.

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Rafael Bolivar
BSBA'12

Kristin Zecher


Kristin Zecher
BSBA'13

Brenton Adelson

Brenton Adelson
BSBA'14

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