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Mikayla Pascucci '18


When Jamie Roland, who has Down Syndrome, started a job placement program at the University of Hartford two years ago, he was fortunate to find a familiar face here. His childhood friend Mikayla Pascucci ’18 became Jamie’s job coach.  Read more and watch videoPrograms: Department of Education

Mikaela Nelson ’18


Children love playing with dolls they can identify with. But for many kids with disabilities, it is difficult to find dolls that look like them. Mikaela Nelson ’18 is hoping to change that.  Read more and watch videoPrograms: Department of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthotics

Joshua Breighner ‘18 and Garrett Brown ‘18


Have you ever wished you could run faster and jump higher? A new device, created by two students in ENHP’s Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, may help you do just that.  Read more and watch videoPrograms: Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

Cassie Pastier '16


Cassie Pastier '16 aspires to a career in optometry. She credits ENHP’s Honors Program with strengthening her understanding of the field.  Read morePrograms: Department of Health Sciences and Nursingresearchhealth sciences

Chelsea Koenig '15


Within weeks of graduating from ENHP's radiologic technology program, Chelsea Koenig '15 landed a job as a CT scan technologist at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Ga.  Read morePrograms: Department of Health Sciences and Nursingradiologic technologyalumni

Our MSPO Students are Changing Lives


Five graduate students from ENHP's Prosthetics and Orthotics (P&O) program have been working on a project to make the world’s first prosthetic hand that can be fully customized to patients’ needs.  Read more and watch videoPrograms: prosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation SciencesInstitute for Translational Research

Austin Reed '19


Austin Reed '19, who lost his leg as an infant, is learning to design the devices that help him walk and run.  Read morePrograms: prosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Christopher Bergendahl '17


Army veteran Christopher Bergendahl '17 is transitioning to civilian life in ENHP's radiologic technology program.  Read morePrograms: Department of Health Sciences and Nursingradiologic technology

Michelle Press '18


Michelle Press '18 poised to become the first physical therapy major to perform with The Hartt School's Dance Division and to complete minor degree requirements in dance.  Read morePrograms: physical therapyDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Casey Beasley '13, M '15


When Casey Beasley approached her professor, Michael Wininger, about building a prosthetic finger as a University Honors Project in 2013, she had no idea that her project would take off the way it has.   Read morePrograms: prosthetics and orthoticsresearchDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesalumni

Desiann Anglin '15


Desiann Anglin balanced school and work to graduate in three years.  Read morePrograms: Department of Health Sciences and Nursinghealth sciences

Kayla Kershaw '17


Selected to participate in Radiologic Science Student Leadership Development Program.  Read morePrograms: radiologic technologyDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Kaitlin Olson '15 and Jessica Worroll '15


Nursing graduate students mobilized support at the state capitol to improve medication safety.  Read morePrograms: Department of Health Sciences and Nursingnursingresearch

Meagan Syta '15


ENHP's Greenfield and Syta present research on improving vocabulary of kindergarten students.  Read morePrograms: Department of EducationResearch

Lisa Wisniewski '17


Doctoral student in educational leadership is helping to shape the immigration reform.  StoryPrograms: educational leadershipDepartment of Education

Alyssa Englert '15


Basketball player Alyssa Englert honored at the NCAA Women's Final Four.  StoryPrograms: Department of Rehabilitation Sciencesphysical therapy

John Busque '14


Three seniors earn track & field All-Academic honors.  StoryPrograms: Department of Health Sciences and Nursing

Staci Bechard '13


Staci Bechard '13 is learning to teach teachers.  Read morePrograms: Department of Education

Alex Samson '13


Alex Samson '13 reflects on a summer abroad in Kenya.  WatchPrograms: physical therapyphysical therapy

Taber Hammond '13


There is a growing need for prosthetics and orthotics because more people are losing their limbs due to diabetes and other medical complications.  Video and storyPrograms: prosthetics and orthoticsprosthetics and orthotics

Nicole Mester '12


Nicole Mester '12 always wanted to be a teacher.  Learn morePrograms: Department of Education

Jay Waller '11


Jay Waller '11  Read morePrograms: physical therapy

Latasha (Jarrett) Raineault '10


Latasha Jarrett, a high jumper and multi-event athlete for the track and field team, graduated in 2008 with a degree in physical therapy.  WatchPrograms: physical therapy