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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed cuts in scholarship funds for state residents to attend private colleges and universities in Connecticut has generated strong opposition. In a front page story in the Tuesday, Feb. 22, edition of the Hartford Courant University student Mackenzie Manning, a sophomore from East Hartford, was among those quoted as speaking out against the proposal. The story also included a photograph of Manning studying in Mortensen Library. In addition, the University was a backdrop for a Fox CT morning news story on Feb. 22 about the proposed cuts; and that story also was broadcast on WPIX in New York City. To read the Hartford Courant story or see the Fox CT video, click here.
Eleta Jones, associate director of the University’s Center for Professional Development, was prominently featured in an NBC Connecticut story on issues between employers and employees about time spent on social media in the workplace. The story was originally broadcast on NBC Connecticut’s 11 p.m. newscast on Monday, Feb. 21. It also aired on more than 17 other NBC affiliate television stations around the country, including Tampa, Fla.; Houston; Tulsa, Okla.; Omaha, Neb.; Albany, NY; Wilmington, Del.; Flint, Mich.; Shreveport, La.; Lexington, Ky.; and Richmond, Va. To view the NBC Connecticut story, click here.
Richard Freund, professor and director of the University’s Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, is scheduled to be interviewed on WTIC Radio’s (1080 AM) “Face Connecticut” show on Sunday morning, Feb. 27, in advance of the March 13 broadcast of a National Geographic Channel documentary about his team of archeologists and scientists and their efforts to find the lost city of Atlantis. The story is also scheduled to be the cover story in the March 11 edition of the Connecticut Jewish Ledger