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Excellence Through Relevance

At the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP), our students earn degrees in deeply collaborative and scholarly environments and participate in real-world learning and research with faculty mentors early and often in their academic careers. Our community partners locally, regionally and internationally play an integral role in their learning.  We strive to bridge academic work and the needs of communities; in short, our faculty and students live our vision- excellence through relevance.

What's New in ENHP

ENHP's Anglin Balances School and Work to Graduate in Three Years


Earning a 3.96 grade point average while working two jobs and volunteering is difficult for many college students under customary circumstances. Now imagine fitting all of that into just three years instead of four. That is the story of Desiann Anglin’s college career at the University of Hartford. Read more

New Education Commissioner Earned her Doctorate at University's College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions

Roberge Wentzell

Dianna L. Wentzell, a 25-year veteran of Connecticut's public school system and a graduate of the Educational Leadership doctoral program in the University's College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, was nominated by Gov. Dan Malloy on Friday, April 17, as the new state education commissioner.  Learn more

Doctoral Students in Educational Leadership to Present at NEERO Annual Conference


Students in the doctoral program in educational leadership are slated to present their research at the annual conference of the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO) from April 29 to May 1 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Read more

"We believe that teaching is the best form of learning" (new video)

Watch this brief video to learn more about our undergraduate programs in education. 

ENHP's Goodworth Wins Ribicoff Junior Faculty Prize

Goodworth wins RibicoffAdam Goodworth, assistant professor of physical therapy in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP),  has been selected to receive the 2015 Belle K. Ribicoff Junior Faculty Prize. The prize, which includes an award of $10,000, will be presented to Goodworth at Commencement in May.

Goodworth, who holds a PhD in biomedical engineering, has brought an interdisciplinary focus to his work at the University, conducting groundbreaking research and innovative teaching across the fields of physical therapy, engineering, and prosthetics. Read more

Rehab Sciences Students Join Alumni in Bringing Prosthetic Training to Peru

Peru 2015

Graduate students in the prosthetics and orthotics and physical therapy programs in ENHP joined a 17-person interdisciplinary team of health care providers in Lima, Peru, to provide free care to over 100 people with amputations. In one week in February, they replaced prosthetic limbs or provided brand-new ones to Peruvian residents.  Read more and view photos.

ENHP's Kershaw Selected to Participate in Radiologic Science Student Development Program

Kayla KershawKayla Kershaw, a sophomore radiologic technology student at the University of Hartford, has been selected to participate in the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) 2015 Student Leadership Development Program. She was one of 90 radiologic science students from around the country chosen to participate in the program. The ASRT is the largest radiologic science association in the world, representing more than 152,000 members. Read more