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ENHP's Dawn Bunting Receives Excellence in Nursing Education Award

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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: nursingeducational leadership

Three ENHP Alumni to Receive Prestigious Anchor Award

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

ENHP Alumna Dianna Roberge-Wentzell '10 Named Interim Education Commissioner

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Dianna Roberge-Wentzell '10, a graduate of ENHP's doctoral program in educational leadership, was named the Interim Commissioner of Education for the State of Connecticut.  News articlePrograms: Department of Educationeducational leadership

Nursing Graduate Students Immerse Themselves in Brazil’s Health Care System

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Seventeen graduate students in nursing spent a week in Brazil in early November studying and observing at two university hospitals there.  Read More

Doctor of Physical Therapy Students Present 2014 Research Projects

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The senior class of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program presented their faculty-guided research projects at the annual Rehabilitation Sciences Research Symposium.  Read morePrograms: physical therapyDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesresearch

Nurses in Politics: Our Past, Present, and Future

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Come hear State Representative Peggy Sayers, RN, tell the story of her evolution in politics and discuss the essential role of nurses in shaping health policy. Bring your questions, comments, and energy!  Read morePrograms: Department of Health Sciences and Nursingnursing

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Accreditation Renewed

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The Doctor of Physical Therapy program underwent an onsite self-study conducted by the Commission on Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education in March of 2013.  Read morePrograms: Department of Rehabilitation Sciencesphysical therapy

ENHP's Greenfield and Student Meagan Syta Present Research on Improving Vocabulary of Kindergarten Students

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Senior Meagan Syta and Assistant Professor of Special Education Renée Greenfield presented their research at the Northeastern Educational Research Association.  Read morePrograms: researchDepartment of Education

Tricia Prokop Receives Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award

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The award recognizes part-time faculty for their outstanding contributions to teaching and learning. Prokop has taught students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy and Masters in Prosthetics and Orthotics programs.  News articlePrograms: Doctor of Physical Therapyawards

Third Annual STEM Conference Draws Over 350 Educators

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An initiative of ENHP's Institute for Translational Research, the conference gathered experienced educators focused on developing curricula partnerships in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Images and  Hartford Courant articlePrograms: Institute for Translational ResearchSTEM

Children Learn About the Wonders of Science at ENHP's Educational Main Street Science Fair

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More than 240 fourth and fifth-graders from the Hartford area visited the University of Hartford campus to attend the annual "Wonders of the Human Body Science Fair."  Read morePrograms: Department of Education

"Leadership in a Diverse Society" Explores Stereotypes and Hidden Prejudices

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Over 150 people heard researcher Crystal Hoyt share findings about stereotyping, hidden prejudices, and how leaders can be more mindful in their approach to diversity.  Read morePrograms: Institute for Translational Researcheducational leadership

Leveling the Playing Field on Education and Health Care

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As part of the University's celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, WNPR hosted a panel discussion about disparities in access to education and health care. ENHP faculty participated. CPTV stream  WNPR broadcastPrograms: Department of Education

Beth Taylor Interviewed on WFSB TV on Preventing Running Injuries

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Beth Taylor, assistant professor in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on WFSB TV.  Read MorePrograms: Department of Health Sciences and NursingInstitute for Translational Research

University Welcoming Rwandan Teachers to Campus for Month-Long Training Program

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The University of Hartford welcomed 40 educators from the Republic of Rwanda to campus for innovative new training program led by Joe Olzacki.  Read more

RESNA Honors Barbara Crane

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Crane honored by RESNA for over 20 years, serving in many capacities and leadership roles  Read more

Sarah Velasquez Selected to Participate in Student Leadership Program

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A radiologic technology student in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions, has been selected to participate in the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.  Read more

UHSSE Students Meet with U.S. Secretary of Education

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U.S. Secretary of Education receives input from University High School of Science and Engineering (UHSSE) students about how to improve college affordability.  Read more

Why ENHP - Daniel Lee 2014

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Daniel J. Lee joins the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions (ENHP) as an assistant professor in the Department of Rehabiliation Sciences in the 2014-2015 academic year.  Read morePrograms: Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

ENHP Participates in Pilot Rwandan Teacher Education Program

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Members of the ENHP faculty, staff, and Board of Visitors became involved in a teacher education program for 40 Rwandan educators. It was featured in the Hartford Courant.  Read morePrograms: Institute for Translational Research

ENHP Faculty Members Receive Coffin Grants and Summer Stipends

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Four of the thirteen grant recipients who have been awarded Vincent B. Coffin Grants and Summer Stipends for 2014-15 are members of ENHP.  Read morePrograms: research

WWUH radio: Wininger Describes Dramatic Advances in Prosthetics and Orthotics

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Michael Wininger, assistant professor of rehabilitation sciences, describes the growing demand for prosthetics and orthotics and the dramatic changes in these devices. Listen to Part 1 and  Part 2.Programs: Department of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthotics

Department of Education Chair Karen Case Proud to Share EdD News

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Karen Case, current director of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership and newly named chair of the Department of Education, had this good news to share.  Read morePrograms: educational leadershipDepartment of Education

Dean Mueller Meets U.S. Secretary of Education Duncan

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ENHP Dean Ralph O. Mueller had an opportunity to meet and share ideas with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan during Duncan’s visit to the University High School of Science and Engineering, a Hartford magnet school located on the University campus.  Read morePrograms: partnerships

ENHP Day 2014

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At ENHP Day 2014, members of the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions came together to celebrate their scholarly achievements.  Read morePrograms: research

Basketball Player Englert Honored at the Women's Final Four

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Englert is one of only five Division I women players named to this year’s Allstate Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Good Works Team.  Read morePrograms: awardsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Student Researchers Developing Realistic Prosthetic finger

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University of Hartford's prosthetics and orthotics graduate student is using her knowledge to develop what she hopes will be the most realistic prosthetic finger on the market.  Read more

New School-University Partnership Advisory Board

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Teachers and administrators from University campus schools, Annie Fisher Magnet School, Burns Latino Studies Academy, Wintonbury Early Childhood Magnet, and West Hartford Public Schools met with ENHP faculty to form the School-University Partnership Advisory Board.  Read more

What's Happening in Washington, D.C.

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Sharon Walsh recapped federal legislative and executive branch activities that affect Pre-K to grade 12 education.  Read more

Schultz Presents at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

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Hannah Schultz, an Integrated Elementary and Special Education major, presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research  Read more

Lisa Wisniewski

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Doctoral student Lisa Wisniewski was invited to participate in the White House Forum for Ethnic American Leaders in Washington D.C.  Read morePrograms: educational leadershipDepartment of Education

Undocumented Students and Access to Higher Education

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Hartford Courant publishes editorial by Assistant Professor Nienhusser.  Read editorialPrograms: Institute for Translational ResearchDepartment of Educationeducational leadership

Can Ultrasound Relieve Pain or is it all in The Mind?

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Assistant Professor Paul Higgins is Featured in Hartford Courant on use of Ultrasound in Physical Therapy.  Read morePrograms: physical therapyDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Lisa Wisniewski reflects on her participation in a White House Forum for Ethnic American Leaders

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Lisa Wisniewski reflects on her participation in a White House Forum for Ethnic American Leaders.  WNPR ProfilePrograms: educational leadership

Volunteering with "Rebuilding Together Hartford"

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Claudia Oakes, faculty member in the Department of Health Sciences and Nursing, and three health science students, volunteered for Rebuilding Together Hartford.  Read morePrograms: Department of Health Sciences and Nursing

Christopher Emdin on Reality Pedagogy

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Christopher Emdin’s presentation on reality pedagogy captivated an audience of nearly 200 educators representing schools, postsecondary institutions, and community-based organizations.  Read morePrograms: Institute for Translational Research

ENHP Faculty Receive Greenberg Research Awards

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Sarah VelasquezsSelected to participate in ASRT's Student Leadership Program.  Read morePrograms: awardsradiologic technologyDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Pre-Professional Students Admitted to Graduate Programs

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Claudia Oakes, associate professor in the Department of Health Sciences, hosted a lunch for the pre-professional students who have been accepted to graduate schools for fall, 2014.  Read morePrograms: Department of Health Sciences and NursingDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Nienhusser, Wisniewski Study College Choice Process of Urban Youth

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Kenny Nienhusser, assistant professor of educational leadership, and Lisa Wisniewski, doctoral student, received a grant from the Women’s Education and Leadership Fund for their project.  Read morePrograms: Board of VisitorsDepartment of Education

ENHP BOV Member and Alumnus is Panelist on WNPR Program

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ENHP Board member and alumnus is panelist on WNPR  Read morePrograms: Board of Visitors