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Bilal Sekou, associate professor of political science in Hillyer College, was a guest on the Fox CT news show, “The Real Story,” on Sunday morning, July 1, to discuss the political implications of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Healthcare Act. Click here to watch his comments on the show.
Patricia Meiser, director of athletics at the University and special assistant to the president, was featured in two Hartford Courant stories that were part of the newspaper’s “Heroes of Title IX” series. On Saturday, June 23, Meiser was the subject of a feature that looked at her career as a coach and administrator, as she is one of only a handful of female athletic directors among Division I schools. Click here to read that article. Meiser was also quoted in a Saturday, June 30, story about efforts to increase the number of women in the collegiate coaching and administrative ranks. Click here to read that story.
Emily Audibert, of Wolcott, who is entering her senior year in the Barney School of Business, was crowned Miss Connecticut 2012 on Saturday, June 30. Audibert, who is a triple major in economics/finance, entrepreneurial studies, and accounting/actuarial studies in the Barney School, served as a student regent in 2011-12, and has been elected executive vice president of the Student Government Association (SGA) for the upcoming academic year. Click here to read the Reminder newspapers story and here to read the Examiner.com story on her win.
Golfer Matt Smith, who graduated in May from the University of Hartford, won the 110th annual Connecticut State Amateur golf tournament on Friday, June 29, one year after narrowly losing in the tournament finals. Click here to read the story on his win from the Milford-Orange Bulletin and to see a video of his final-round performance.
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 interviewed for a Saturday, June 30, article in the New Haven Register about the debt problems with which some students are graduating from college. Click here to read the article.
Former Hartford Hawks standout Morgan Sabia is continuing his basketball career in Australia, as he is playing professionally and averaging nearly 19 points a game with the Geraldton Buccaneers in the State Basketball League. Read more in this article from the Friday, June 29, edition of the Marin Independent Journal.