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- A Round-Up of Media Coverage of President Obama’s Visit to University of Hartford
Meiser on WTIC Radio, Harrison in Hartford Courant, Hawks Baseball Team in Boston Globe, and More
University Director of Athletics Pat Meiser, who is also a special assistant to the president, was honored by the America East conference as a “Title IX Trailblazer” in a video segment created as part of the NACWAA Title IX Trailblazer Tribute Video Contest. Meiser is one of 25 nominees submitted to national NACWAA for inclusion in the contest. Meiser’s recognition by the America East was noted in a “Sports Commentary” piece by Scott Gray on WTIC Radio on Tuesday, April 10 and in a Hartford Courant Sports Brief on Tuesday, April 10.
University President Walter Harrison was interviewed by the Hartford Courant for a story in the Sunday, April 8, “Sports” section for an in-depth look at the NCAA Committee on Academic Performance and the issues it faces in trying to reform college athletics. Click here to read the article.
The Hartford Courant published an editorial on Tuesday, April 10, in support of a proposal to build a permanent Museum Academy magnet schoo, to be run by the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) on the University’s Asylum Ave. campus (which the University is in the process of selling to CREC). Click here to read the editorial.
The upcoming Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies’ book-reading event, designed to help children understand the tragedy of the Holocaust and be inspired by the people who overcame that tragedy, was noted in stories in the Hartford Courant and in the Connecticut Jewish Ledger, both on Thursday, April 12.
Greenberg Center Director Richard Freund was also re-featured in a Passover story on TheTyee.com about ancient Jewish revolutionary hero Simon bar Kokhba. Click here to read the story.
William Cianci, executive director of the Construction Institute at the University of Hartford, was quoted in a Monday, April 9, Hartford Business Journal story about prefabrication — or modular construction as a way to make building more affordable and efficient. Click here to read the article.
In his “Behind the Curtain” blog on Wednesday, April 4,, the Hartford Courant’s Frank Rizzo noted that Ben Cole, a student at The Hartt School, has earned the role of “Caliban” in the upcoming Hartford Stage upcoming production of The Tempest. The show will run from May 10 to June 10, and be staged by artistic director Darko Tresnjak. Click here to read the posting.
The Hartford Hawks men’s baseball team and freshman pitcher Sean Newcomb were featured in a story in the Boston Globe on Thursday, April 5. The article highlighted Newcomb’s no-hitter against Yale on March 24 and the progress being made by the team under new manager Justin Blood. Click here to read the article.