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Sekou on WTIC Radio, Hartt Students and Faculty Cast in “Christmas Carol,” Prosthetics Students on NBC Connecticut, and More
Bilal Sekou, associate professor of political science in Hillyer College, was interviewed by WTIC Radio (1080 AM) on Thursday, Nov. 8, for an analysis of the results of the 2012 elections for President and the U.S. Senate. Click here to listen to the story.
The University’s prosthetics and orthotics program was highlighted in Veterans Day stories that aired on WFSB-TV Channel 3 Eyewitness News and NBC Connecticut News on Monday evening, Nov. 12. The stories showed prosthetics and orthotics students working with a veteran who lost a leg in the Vietnam War. Here is the WFSB Channel 3 story and here is the NBC Connecticut News story.
The “Behind the Curtain” blog in the Hartford Courant covered the Monday, Nov. 12, announcement of the cast for the 15th annual production of A Christmas Carol at the Hartford Stage and noted that 12 Hartt School students have been named to roles in the play — Caitlin Blauvelt (as the Rich Lady), Josh Boscarino (as Teen Scrooge), Dakota Dutcher (as Dick Wilkins and the Spirit of Christmas Future), Kelsey Flynn (Female Swing), Sarah Kozlowski (Ghostly Apparition and Citizen of London), Lars Lee (Male Swing), William Macke (Party Guest), Andrew McMath (Party Guest), Seth Peterson (Second Solicitor and Fiddler), Matthew Reddick (Lamplighter, Fiddler, and Mr. Topper), Tara Reuter (Martha Cratchit), and Hannah Spacone (Nichola). In addition, Alan Rust, professor and director of the theatre division at Hartt, has been cast in the roles of Bert, Mr. Fezziwig, and the Spirit of Christmas Present, while Johanna Morrison, an adjunct faculty member in the Hartt theatre division, has been cast in the roles of Bettye Pidgeon, the Spirit of Christmas Past, and Old Josie. Also, Robert Hannon Davis, a professor in the Hartt theatre division, has been cast as Bob Cratchit. Here is the blog post.
The unveiling of the new calendar by the Women for Change organization at the University was noted by a story and photos in the West Hartford News on Tuesday, Nov. 13. The article includes an interview with Mala Matacin, founder and faculty sponsor of Women for Change and co-chair and associate professor of Psychology and Gender Studies at the University of Hartford, as well as University student Rachel Cisto. Click here to read the story and see some photos from the unveiling event. The calendar event was also previewed in the Hartford Courant’s Art Smart blog on Thursday, Nov. 8.
The announcement that the University of Connecticut would be relocating the programs at its West Hartford campus to a downtown Hartford location created a lot of media speculation about who might take over the soon-to-be-vacant West Hartford space. University President Walter Harrison was quoted in a Friday, Nov. 9, Hartford Courant story on the issue. Read his comments here.
David Bosso, who earned a master’s degree in educational computing and technology from the University’s College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions in 2004, was recently named National Social Studies Teacher of the Year, according to a Monday, Nov. 12, article in Berlin Patch.com. Bosso, who is a social studies teacher at Berlin High School, is also the 2012 Connecticut Teacher of the Year and Berlin Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Click here to read more.