A blizzard warning goes into effect for our area this evening and Connecticut has issued a statewide travel ban starting at 9 p.m. The University is now closed as of 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27. Day and evening classes are canceled through tomorrow. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries will be closed. snow closing guide
All Hartt Community Division activities through tomorrow are canceled.
current as of 3:05 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015
Associate Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies
Sweitzer’s previous positions at the University include associate dean of the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP) from 1999 to 2008; acting dean of the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions from 2005 to 2006; executive director of the Educational Main Street program from 2005 to 2008; chair of ENHP’s Division of Education from 1990 to 1999; and coordinator of the ENHP Human Services program from 1985 to 2008.
As a scholar in the fields of human services and higher education, Sweitzer has published and presented widely on topics including internships, service-learning, professional education, civic engagement in higher education, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. He sits on the editorial boards of the journals Human Service Education and Human Services Today. His most recent book, with coauthor Mary A. King, is The Successful Internship: Personal, Professional, and Civic Development. Sweitzer is a past board member of both the National and the New England Organization for Human Services.
In the Greater Hartford community, Sweitzer served eight years on the board of the directors for Interval House, Connecticut’s largest anti–domestic violence agency, including three years as board chair. He has served since 1999 on the Juvenile Review Board in Suffield, Conn.
Sweitzer has been honored with the Roy E. Larsen Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Harry Jack Gray Award for Outstanding Teaching, the Sears Roebuck Award for Excellence in Teaching and Campus Leadership, the Lenore McNeer Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Human Services Profession, and the Miriam Clubok Award for Outstanding Contribution to Human Service Education.