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Hartt Gala in Courant’s JAVA, Richards in West Hartford Life, and Hawks Softball’s Springer in Hartford Courant
The annual Hartt Gala was held on Saturday, Oct. 16, and included a celebration of The Hartt School’s 90th anniversary. A posting on the Hartford Courant’s JAVA blog on Oct. 19, noted that, “The performing arts conservatory of the University of Hartford highlighted the school’s talent with music, dance and theatre performances by students, faculty and alumni.” The posting also included photos of Hartt School Dean Aaron Flagg and his family and other Hartt School supporters. To see the posting, click here.
Beth Richards, director of rhetoric and professional writing in the College of Arts and Sciences, recently returned from her second summer stint teaching at Herat University in Afghanistan. Richards and her work at Herat was the subject of a cover story in the October issue of West Hartford Life. She told the newspaper that “The task for me was to build an English program. So I did research, interviewed everyone and then looked at their needs and the huge crevasses between their learning.” She developed textbooks and helped the teachers learn how to teach the courses. “They are eager to do it and a delight to work with,” she added.
Hartford Hawks softball standout Nicole Springer was profiled in a story by Hartford Courant columnist Lori Riley on Sunday, Oct. 17. Earlier this year, Springer was diagnosed with Type I diabetes, but she hasn’t let the fact that she now wears an insulin pump and a 24-hour glucose monitor stop her from doing what she needs to do as a student-athlete. “Sometimes, it’s a struggle. Some days are better than others,” Riley noted in her column. “The day in September that her teammates rallied around her and went to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation diabetes walk with her at Rentschler Field — that was a great day.” To read the full article, click here