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Learning Beyond the Classroom: ENHP and CETA Students Attend Regional Conference


The New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Regional Conference afforded five students from the Department of Health Science and Nursing and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering the opportunity to expand their learning outside the classroom.  Read morePrograms: Department of Health Sciences and Nursing

Advancing STEM Education: Connecticut STEM Conference Inspires Regional Educators


Educators from across the region converged at the Connecticut Science Center for a day of exploration, discussion, and learning at the fifth annual Connecticut STEM Conference, which was co-sponsored by ENHP.  Read morePrograms: STEMInstitute for Translational Research

Preparing Future Students for College and Career


The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions hosted over 70 Hartford Public High School seniors for the College Career and Readiness month kick-off event.  Read morePrograms: Education

Cutting-edge Research by Physical Therapy Professor and Students Improves the Lives of Children with Cerebral Palsy


When Brayden Starr was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, his parents were unsure how to help him. Then they met Assistant Professor Sandra Saavedra. She's the only person in the U.S. who offers the treatment that dramatically improved Brayden’s quality of life.  Read more and watch videoPrograms: Department of Rehabilitation Sciencesresearch

October is Exercise is Medicine Campus Month


The month of October is nationally recognized as Exercise is Medicine Campus Month. We are facing a global epidemic of physical inactivity that is strongly linked to many chronic health conditions that result in disability, morbidity, and massive health care expenditure.  Read more

ENHP Faculty, Staff Recognized by University


Twelve University faculty and staff members were recently recognized for exceptional contributions including ENHP recipients Donna Clarke and Assistant Professor Sandra Saavedra.  Read morePrograms: awardsDepartment of Health Sciences and NursingDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

ENHP Day 2016 Features Student and Faculty Research Presentations


Inspirational speeches and engaging research took center stage at the fifth annual ENHP Day. The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions faculty and student research endeavors were showcased with 88 presentations.  Read morePrograms: research

MSPO Students Provide Hands-On Look at Career Opportunities


With Assistant Professor Duffy Felmlee, two University graduate students in prosthetics and orthotics visited the Windham Early College Opportunity Program to provide hands-on experience with prosthetic and orthotic devices.  Read morePrograms: prosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Costa Rica's Biodiversity is Classroom for ENHP's Future Teachers


Eight undergraduates and two professors from ENHP spent two weeks in Costa Rica in January studying methods for teaching science and social studies.  Read morePrograms: Department of Education

ENHP's Prosthetics and Orthotics Program Shines at Regional Conference


ENHP's prosthetics and orthotics faculty members and students presented their research at the New Jersey Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Conference.  Read morePrograms: prosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesresearch

Distinctive Alumna: Connecticut's Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell EdD'10


When it comes to education, Dianna Wentzell EdD'10 has seen it all. Read more  Read MorePrograms: educational leadershipDepartment of Educationalumni

ENHP's Project Horizon Receives Service Award from Community Renewal Team


Community Renewal Team (CRT) has presented its annual Service Award to Project Horizon, a service learning nursing program in ENHP.  Read morePrograms: awardsnursingProject HorizonInstitute for Translational ResearchDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

ENHP's Parente, Wininger, and Lin Named Leading Innovators in Orthotics and Prosthetics by 'O&P News'


O&P News has announced that Matt Parente, Michael Wininger, and Robert Lin are members of its inaugural edition of the O&P News 175.  Read morePrograms: prosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation SciencesBoard of Visitors

ENHP's Hartford Hand is Featured in West Hartford Life


The article, "The Hartford Hand: UHart program making advances in prosthetics and orthotics," profiles efforts to design the first-ever prosthetic hand that is completely customizable in terms of size and proportion.  Read articlePrograms: prosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

ENHP's Michael Wininger Discusses Advances in Prosthetics on WNPR Show


Assistant Professor of Prosthetics and Orthotics Michael Wininger was a guest expert on WNPR's Colin McEnroe Show, "What do you really know about prosthetics?"  ListenPrograms: Department of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthotics

ENHP Hosts Conference for More Than 330 Montessori Educators


More than 330 Montessori educators gathered at the University of Hartford on Friday, Oct. 30, for the Montessori Schools of Connecticut Conference, “Freedom and Responsibility.”  Read morePrograms: Institute for Translational ResearchDepartment of Education

ENHP's Matt Parente Featured in WTNH story on prosthetics coverage


Matt Parente, director of the prosthetics and orthotics program, described how advances in prosthetics are benefitting people with disabilities.  Read more and watch videoPrograms: prosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Highlights of 2015 Connecticut STEM Conference


Over 400 educators convened at the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford for the 2015 Connecticut STEM Conference, which was was co-sponsored by ENHP.  Read highlights and watch Hartford Courant videoPrograms: STEMInstitute for Translational Research

Alumnus Allyn L. Golub Establishes Prosthetics and Orthotics Research Assistant Scholarship


Allyn L. Golub, PhD, ’62, has established an endowed scholarship fund for a graduate assistantship in the Prosthetics and Orthotics Program in the College of ENHP.  Read morePrograms: prosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesalumni

The 2015 STEM Conference Seeks to Inspire and Motivate STEM Educators


The fourth annual Connecticut STEM conference will draw educators from throughout the region to the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford on Monday, Oct. 5.  Read Hartford Courant articlePrograms: Institute for Translational Research

Crane Receives Grant to Develop and Implement a Wheelchair Seating and Mobility Training Curriculum


Barbara Crane, associate professor of physical therapy, ENHP, has received a $49,000 grant from the Craig H. Nielsen Foundation.  Read morePrograms: Department of Rehabilitation SciencesInstitute for Translational Researchphysical therapygrant

ENHP's Anderson Publishes Op-Ed With Insights for College-Bound Students with Disabilities


Deanne Anderson, a doctoral student in ENHP's educational leadership program, published an op-ed in the CT Mirror titled, “CT Students with Disabilities Need to Choose College Wisely.”  Read articlePrograms: educational leadershipDepartment of Education

ENHP's Dawn Bunting Receives Excellence in Nursing Education Award


Dawn Bunting, MSN '94, EdD '16 was awarded the Ruth M. Olson Excellence in Nurse Education Award by the Connecticut League for Nursing.  Read morePrograms: nursingawardseducational leadership

Three ENHP Alumni to Receive Prestigious Anchor Award


Recipients of the 2015 University of Hartford Anchor Awards, the most prestigious awards presented by the University of Hartford Alumni Association, have been announced. They include ENHP alumni Mark Greenberg ’71, Louise Earle Loomis M’77, and Claire M. Pryor ’84.  Read morePrograms: awardsalumni

EdD Student Marisol Cruz Meléndez Publishes Gender Equity Op-ed


Marisol Cruz Meléndez, a student in ENHP's doctoral program in educational leadership, published an op-ed in The Bristol Press titled "Gender Equity and College Athletics: The Promise of Title IX."   Read morePrograms: Department of Educationeducational leadership

Thirty ENHP Nursing Students Tour Italy to Study Art, Aesthetics, and Healing


In June 2015, undergraduate and graduate students in the University’s nursing program enjoyed a nine-day study in Italy.  Read morePrograms: nursingDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

ENHP Holds Summer Institute for Social Studies Teachers


In June 2015, the University of Hartford's College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions hosted a five-day summer institute for 25 secondary social studies teachers from the Greater Hartford area.  Read morePrograms: Institute for Translational Researcheducational leadership

Commencement 2015


The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP) joined in a festive celebration of the University Class of 2015 on May 16 and 17. Over 250 students earned associate's, bachelor's, master's or doctoral degrees through ENHP.  View photosPrograms: commencement

New Online Master's Program in Special Education to Begin in Fall, 2015


Enrollment has begun for a new online master's program in special education, and courses will begin this fall.  Learn morePrograms: Department of Education

ENHP's Harnett, Zavatkay, and Olson Presented with Regents' Honor Awards


Jason W. Harnett, Debra A. Zavatkay, and Kaitlin K. Olson were recipients of Regents' Honor Awards.  Read morePrograms: awards

Respiratory Care Students Raise Thousands in Stair Climb to Benefit American Lung Association


Necole Bernard ‘15, a double major in health science and respiratory care, led a student team from ENHP's respiratory care program in the American Lung Association's “Fight for Air Climb."  Learn morePrograms: Department of Health Sciences and Nursingrespiratory care

ENHP Day 2015 Features More Than 100 Student and Faculty Research Presentations


We held our fourth annual ENHP Day on April 22 to showcase scholarly and research endeavors of students and faculty. View photos and view #ENHPDay on Storify.  Read morePrograms: research

Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz Visits Hartford


Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, PhD, co-editor of Teacher Education and Black Communities: Implications for Access, Equity and Achievement gave two talks sponsored by the University of Hartford in April, 2015.  Read morePrograms: Institute for Translational ResearchDepartment of Education

ENHP Names Three New Members to its Board of Visitors


The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions has named Judith K. Resnick, Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, and Tara N. Spain to its Board of Visitors.  Read morePrograms: Board of Visitors

ENHP's Educational Main Street Closes Doors on a High Note After 25 Years


Educational Main Street, a program of the Center for Learning and Professional Education, is closing its doors after 25 years.  Read morePrograms: Department of Education

Outstanding Faculty to Receive Awards at Commencement


ENHP's Pedro, Goodworth among outstanding faculty to receive awards at commencement.  Read morePrograms: awards

Education Faculty Present at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting


Seven University of Hartford faculty members in the Department of Education presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in Chicago.  Read morePrograms: Department of Educationresearch

Nursing Graduate Students Mobilizing Support at the State Capitol to Improve Medication Safety


Students in the master’s program in nursing have devoted their public health practicum to passage of legislation that would address disparities in health outcomes.  Read morePrograms: nursingDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Talk by Cadillac Man Highlights Homelessness Awareness Week


Cadillac Man, author of the unforgettable memoir of homeless life, "Land of the Lost Souls," spoke to the University of Hartford community in April, 2015.  View photosPrograms: Project HorizonInstitute for Translational Research

Master's Program in Prosthetics and Orthotics Earns Initial Accreditation


The University's master's program in prosthetics and orthotics earned its initial accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs on November 21, 2014.  Read morePrograms: Department of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthotics

Rehab Sciences Students Join Alumni in Bringing Prosthetic Training to Peru


Graduate students in the prosthetics and orthotics and physical therapy programs joined a 17-person interdisciplinary team of health care providers in Lima, Peru.  Read morePrograms: prosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesphysical therapy

Physical Therapy Students, Faculty Member, Conduct Prosthetic Rehabilitation Training in Mexico


Associate Professor Diana Veneri and two third-year students in the University's doctoral program in physical therapy traveled to Mexico to conduct prosthetic rehabilitation training.  Read morePrograms: physical therapyDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthotics

Prosthetics and Orthotics Faculty Recognized for Humanitarian Efforts in Peru


The 2015 Huysman Trophy was awarded by Hanger Clinic to Al Maciunas, Paul Armstrong, Abbey Downing, Steve Charry and Taber Hammond.  Read morePrograms: awardsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Doctoral Students in Educational Leadership to Present at NEERO Annual Conference


University of Hartford 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.  Read morePrograms: Department of Educationeducational leadershipresearch

Paul Holzer, Executive Director of Achieve Hartford!, Joins ENHP Board of Visitors


Paul Diego Holzer has joined the College of ENHP's Board of Visitors. He is the Executive Director of Achieve Hartford!, an education advocacy nonprofit focused solely on the improvement of the Hartford Public School system.  Read morePrograms: Board of Visitors

ENHP's Prosthetics and Orthotics Program Featured in O&P Business News Magazine Cover Story


The cover story in the January 2015 issue of O&P Business News magazine is about collaboration within the prosthetics and orthotics field.  Read articlePrograms: Department of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthotics