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Pina in Boston Globe, Feierabend in Hartford Courant, Meiser on NBC Connecticut, and More
The hiring of Christine Pina as the University’s new vice president of institutional advancement was reported on by the Associated Press, which led to the story being picked up by a number of media outlets, including the Boston Globe and the Women in Academia Report. The news was also highlighted in the Hartford Business Journal, West Hartford Life, and on West Hartford Patch.com.
John Feierabend, head of the music education division at The Hartt School, was highlighted in a Nov. 14 story on the front page of the “CT Now” section of the Hartford Courant. Click here to read the article about the importance of parents interacting with their infants through music, such as lullabies.
University of Hartford Director of Athletics Patricia Meiser, who was the women’s basketball coach at Penn State from 1971 to 1981, was interviewed by NBC Connecticut on Thursday, Nov. 10, about the sexual abuse scandal there. Click here to see the video clip. In addition, University President Walter Harrison was quoted in a Chronicle of Higher Education story about the scandal and the dismissal of Penn State President Graham Spanier. Click here to read the story.
University President Walter Harrison wrote an article for the “Opinion” section of the Oct. 30 edition of the Sunday Hartford Courant to answer the questions that people have been asking him about the NCAA’s recent decisions to raise the academic progress rate standards for student-athletes in order for college teams to remain eligible for NCAA postseason tournaments. Click here to read his article.
The announcement of the new NCAA rules (and the impact that might have on the UConn men’s basketball team playing in the NCAA tournament) and reports on the improvement in the graduation rates for student-athletes led to President Walter Harrison being quoted in numerous stories in a variety of media outlets. Among them were two article in the Hartford Courant — click here and here — and in The Sporting News, the Stamford Advocate, ESPN.com, the Associated Press, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution. In addition, UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun commented on President Harrison in a Torrington Register-Citizen story
In addition, Hartford Courant columnist Jeff Jacobs wrote an article in the Oct. 29 issue that prominently featured President Harrison. Click here to read it. Also, President Harrison was featured in a YouTube video—click here to watch it—created by the NCAA.
Hawks men’s basketball coach John Gallagher did an interview with Joe D’Ambrosio that aired on Wednesday, Nov. 9, during the 6 p.m.”Sports Talk” show on WTIC Radio (1080 AM).
The launch of the student-created Hartbeat Magazine was highlighted in the West Hartford News on Thursday, Nov. 3. Click here to read the story.