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Wentzell Named a “Class Act” by Hartford Courant, Metcalf in the Courant, Sekou on Fox CT, and More
Charles Wentzell, a member of the graduating Class of 2012 of the University High School of Science and Engineering (UHSSE) and the school’s first National Merit Scholar, was highlighted as a “Class Act" by the Hartford Courant in a series that began on Wednesday, July 4. Click here to see his write-up.
Bilal Sekou, associate professor of political science in Hillyer College, was a guest on the “Stan Simpson Show” on Fox CT on Saturday, July 7, talking about the political implications of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act. Sekou appeared on two segments in the show — in this segment he talks one-on-one with Simpson and in this segment he is part of a panel discussion.
Steve Metcalf, director of the Instrumental Studies Division at The Hartt School, wrote an article for the Friday, June 29, issue of the Hartford Courant in which he reviewed a performance by the Boston Symphony Orchestra in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Tanglewood summer music festival. Click here to read the article.
The Felt & Wire website, which is geared toward those artists who work with or on paper, recently featured photos from, and an article about, the Hartford Art School’s annual “Down & Dirty” event. The event allows guests to work directly in the studios with Hartford Art School faculty and students, and to try their hands at painting, sculpting, printmaking, and other art forms. Click here to view the event.
Maxwell Williams, a member of the inaugural class of the theatre program at The Hartt School, has been named associate artistic director at The Hartford Stage, according to a Tuesday, July 3, article in the Hartford Courant. Click here to read the story.
Former Hartford Hawks basketball player Keyokah Mars-Garrick, who graduated from the University of Hartford in May, is looking to stay in basketball, but on the sidelines, by getting into coaching, she told the Norwich Bulletin in a Saturday, July 7, article. She said she plans to go back to school eventually and get her master's degree in business management, but this summer she is coaching a team of 16-year-olds in AAU basketball. She also plans to take a one-month journey in August to Africa, where she will be working with young basketball players in Sierra Leone. Click here to see the article and scroll down to the section headlined "From the sidelines."
Twin sisters, Rachel and Rebecca Wolff of Atkinson, N.H., have been busy breaking down barriers in the male-dominated field of umpiring with their work on baseball and softball fields as part of the Merrimack Valley Conference Umpires Association, according to a Wednesday, July 4, article in the Lawrence (Mass.) Eagle-Tribune. To reach the article about the 24-year-old sisters — Rachel, who is currently an accounting major at the University of Hartford, and Rebecca, who graduated with a degree in political science from the University of Hartford and is currently a second-year student at Massachusetts School of Law — click here.
Rocco Mesiti, a 2011 graduate of the Educational Leadership program in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on the Fox CT Morning News on Thursday, June 28, about a mock documentary film on the Mafia and the Italian-American communities in central Connecticut and western Massachusetts that he wrote and directed. Click here to watch the interview.