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Courant Editorial Praises Partnership, Harrison in Inside Higher Ed and Stamford Advocate, and More
The Hartford Courant gave its editorial support to the recent announcement of a groundbreaking affiliation between the University of Hartford and the Hartford Public Schools. In an editorial published in its Saturday, July 9 edition, the newspaper praised this partnership and said, “Congratulations are due the visionary educators on both sides of these well-considered town-gown partnerships.” To read the editorial, click here.
University President Walter Harrison was quoted in a June 30 story on Insider Higher Ed.com about new U.S. Department of Education compiled lists of net costs charged by colleges and universities. To read the article click here.
President Harrison was also quoted in a Saturday, July 9 article that was published in Connecticut Post and Stamford Advocate about the issue of whether college athletes should be paid for participating in intercollegiate sports. Click here to read the article.
Student Sarah Sideranko, who just completed a standout sophomore season on the Hawks women’s golf team, was interviewed by Joe D’Ambrosio on WTIC Radio’s “Sports Talk” program and by WFSB-TV Channel 3, both airing on Thursday evening, July 7. Both interviews revolved around her upcoming participation in a local LPGA Futures Tour event — the ING New England Golf Classic in Bloomfield on July 15-17.
Matt Smith, a senior on the Hartford Hawks men’s golf team, just completed a very interesting couple of weeks, noted a story in the Norwich Bulletin on Saturday, July 9. A couple of weeks after finishing second in the Connecticut State Amateur golf tournament, Smith shattered the Quinnatisset Country Club course record of 66 on July 1 with a 62. To read the article, click here.
Stephanie Voelckers, former student who was recently inducted into the Hartford Hawks Athletics Hall of Fame for her accomplishments as a volleyball player, is now a fitness model. She did a question-and-answer interview that was posted on the Global Grind website. Click here to read the article.
John Jeter, a graduate of The Hartt School with a degree in music theory and piano, is presently in his 16th season as the music director and conductor of the Fort Smith (Ark.) Symphony. He has started writing a twice-a-month column on arts issues for The City Wire. Click here to read his first column, which is titled “Elitism and snobbery in art.”