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Pat Meiser, director of athletics, was the subject of Owen Canfield’s column in the Hartford Courant’s “Sports” section on Sunday, Jan. 29. Meiser talked about her career in collegiate athletics administration in conjunction with this being the 40th anniversary of the adoption on Title IX, the landmark NCAA rule that requires equality in men’s and women’s athletics in colleges and universities. Click here to read Canfield’s column. In addition, Meiser also took part in a panel discussion at the Coast Guard Academy about the impact of Title IX that was covered in The Day of New London and the Hartford Courant.
Bilal Sekou, associate professor of political science in Hillyer College, was featured in an NBC Connecticut story on former U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays announcing his intention to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman. Click here to watch the story that aired on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
John Carson, vice president for University relations, was quoted in a Thursday, Jan. 26 story on West Hartford Patch.com that highlighted the impact that the University’s students have on the economies of the three communities the University is located within, Hartford Bloomfield and West Hartford. Click here to read the article.
Mitchell Weiss, an adjunct faculty member in the Barney School of Business and co-founder of the Center for Personal Financial Responsibility at the University, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on Saturday, Jan. 21, that offered advice to parents looking to maximize their financial aid opportunities. Click here to read the article.
David Isgur, University director of media relations, was quoted in a Hartford Business Journal story that looked at the value that Connecticut schools and colleges place on having international students on their campuses. Click here to read the story that appeared in the Monday, Jan. 30 edition of the weekly newspaper.