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Kniering on Fox CT News, Gaumond in Hartford Courant, Harrison on ESPN, and Much More
John Kniering, director of career services in the Office of Student Affairs and David Hernandez, a University student majoring in physical therapy, were interviewed on campus by Fox CT News on Tuesday, March 20, for a story about potential employers asking applicants to provide their Facebook passwords. Click here to watch the news story.
Asiona Findletar, a New Britain High School senior who indicated that the University of Hartford is currently her top choice among the colleges she has applied to, was highlighted in a front-page story in the Wednesday, March 28, Hartford Courant. Click here to read the article about the anxiety among high school students and parents who are waiting for acceptance letters. Findletar has been accepted to the University of Hartford.
Hartford Courant visual arts writer Susan Dunne wrote about the opening of the 23rd annual Alexander A. Goldfarb Student Exhibition at the University’s Joseloff Gallery in her “ArtSmart” blog on Friday, March 23. The posting included an interview with Joseloff Gallery Director Lisa Gaumond. Click here to read the ArtSmart blog.
In its “Town by Town” feature on its Friday, March 23, evening newscast, WFSB-TV Channel 3 highlighted a sculpture project being worked on by Hartford Art School alumna Kathleen Griffin '97 and a group of current Hartford Art School students. Click here to see the project.
University students Hannah Crosby and Chris Rodriguez, who were participating in an Alternative Spring Break program organized by the University’s Center for Community Service, were featured in a photograph in the Tuscaloosa News on Tuesday, March 21. Click here to see the photo.
The Royal Gazette newspaper in Bermuda did a story about a youth conference that was attended by a group of 14 students from the Barney School of Business. The Barney students made presentations to those attending the conference and showcased their business plans. Click here to read the article and see a group photo from the Wednesday, March 28, edition of the newspaper.
Hartford Courant sports columnist Lori Riley did a feature story on promising young fencer Cecilia Jayawickrema, daughter of University Vice President for Finance and Administration Arosha Jayawickrema, in the Sunday, March 25, edition of the Courant. Cecilia is planning to attend the University of Hartford this fall. Click here to read the column.
Freshman Sean Newcomb pitched the first no-hitter in the Division I history of Hartford Hawks baseball on Saturday, March 24, a feat that was the subject of a feature story in the Hartford Courant “Sports” section on Sunday, March 25. Click here to read the article.
University President Walter Harrison was quoted in a number of news reports on Thursday, March 22, about when the NCAA committee that he chairs, the Committee on Academic Performance, would rule on an appeal by the University of Connecticut that would reverse an NCAA decision that UConn’s men’s basketball team would be ineligible for the postseason championship tournament. An Associated Press story was carried by ESPN.com, USA TODAY, CBS Sports.com, and Sports Illustrated. The Associated Press story was also the basis for two reports on StarNewsOnline.com that focused on the impact on the men’s basketball program at the University of North Carolina–Wilmington. See those stories here and here.
Boston Globe sports columnist Bob Ryan spent this past winter traveling to all 21 Division I men’s basketball programs in New England and wrote a story about it that was published in the Boston Globe on Wednesday, March 21. Ryan watched, and wrote about, two Hartford Hawks men’s basketball games — Nov. 23, 2011, at Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., and Nov. 29, 2011, at Chase Family Arena, where the Hawks took on Yale University. Click here to read Ryan’s college basketball diary.
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 featured in an article on TheStreet.com about how college students can save money by completing their degree work more quickly than the traditional four-year timeframe. Click here to read the article.