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Harrison to be on WDRC Radio Monday Morning, Ebo Gets National Exposure, Fay Brings Art to the Military, and More
University President Walter Harrison will be a guest on the “Brad Davis Show” on WDRC Radio (1360 AM) on Monday, June 6, at 6:50 a.m. Harrison will be discussing the new Shaw Center at Hillyer College, for which the University will break ground at a ceremony later that morning.
Harrison, who is chair of the NCAA’s Committee on Academic Performance, was also a guest on “The Stan Simpson Show” on Fox CT on Saturday, May 28, where he talked about the penalties imposed by the NCAA on colleges and universities that are not meeting the standards for student-athletes academic progress towards graduation that have been set by the NCAA. Click here to watch the discussion..
Harrison was also quoted in a Hartford Courant on Wednesday, June 1, on the state’s process for approving new programs at private colleges and universities and how that process may change under Gov. Dannel Malloy’s higher education reorganization plan. Click here to read the story.
Hartt School student Nelson Ebo, who goes by the name “Nelson Hebo” for his professional work as an opera singer, was the subject of a feature story profile by the Associated Press. Click here to see the story and accompanying photographs. The story was also picked up by a number of newspaper around the country, including the San Diego Union Tribute, The State.com in South Carolina, Access Atlanta.com, Deseret News in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Kitsap Sun in Bremerton, Wash.
Michael D. Fay, a student in the master of fine arts in illustration program at the Hartford Art School, had his work featured on the cover of the Hartford Courant’s iTowns on Sunday, May 29. Fay also had an article in that issue that chronicled his work as one of two combat artists for the U.S. Marine Corps, sketching scenes and soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, and in stateside hospitals where they were treated for battle wounds. Fay has since founded the Joe Bonham project, which coordinates opportunities for artists to embed with soldiers, both overseas and at home as they recover from their injuries. For details about Fay and the Joe Bonham project, visit www.mdfay1.blogspot.com and www.joebonhamproject.blogspot.com. To read the article and browse the accompanying gallery of Fay’s artwork, click here.
Hartford Art School alums Ashleigh Kay and Joe Bun Keo were profiled by Hartford Courant columnist Dan Haar in a story in the Friday, May 27, issue. They have formed “Hammered & Nailed,” whose mission is to create opportunities for artists in Connecticut, and to create energy and excitement about the Hartford region. Click here to read more about their venture.
Marilyn M. Jack-Ortique, a math teacher at University High School of Science and Engineering, who was recently named Hartford’s teacher of the year, was profiled in a feature story in the Tuesday, May 31, edition of the Hartford Courant. Jack-Ortique, a Hartford resident, has taught in Hartford for more than 14 years. Click here to read her story.