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Our students and alumni are the essence of a strong college, university, and community. Check out some of our most recent spotlights. 

UHart Students Gained Valuable Experience through Summer Internships


Working for the world’s largest cosmetics company or testing a space launch system at NASA is impressive experience on any résumé. When it’s part of a University of Hartford student’s résumé, it’s a pretty good indicator of a path to future employment success.  Read More

Hawks Selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft


Within five days of one former Hartford Hawks baseball standout making a shining debut on the Major League Baseball stage, three current Hawks were selected in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.  Read More

Aspiring Accountants in the Barney School of Business Provide Hands-On Tax Help through VITA Program


These students are volunteering through the IRS’s nationwide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA), sponsored locally by the United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut.  Read More

An Advisor’s Support Can Go Beyond Course Requirements.


Just as Quoron Walker ’14 started his sophomore year in the University of Hartford’s Hillyer College, he was diagnosed with bone cancer.  Read More

Students Travel the Globe to Study and Volunteer during Winter Break


Winter break is the perfect time for many University of Hartford students to travel, volunteer, or take classes. Here is a look at how four groups spent the break.  Read More

Bagwell Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame


Newly elected Baseball Hall of Famer and former University of Hartford baseball star Jeff Bagwell put up a lot of big numbers during his career with the Hawks.  Read More

Hillyer Honors Class looks for Relatable Policies in the Presidential Election


Since arriving on campus in September, students enrolled in “Generation on the Rise,” an honors course in the University of Hartford’s Hillyer College, followed politics and the presidential election closely.  Read More

Wayne Chen ’06, This Year’s Hillyer College Outstanding Young Alumnus, Knows the Meaning of Start-Up


From drones to a smartphone app, Wayne Chen ’06 has been involved with all kinds of cutting-edge technology since graduating from the University of Hartford’s Hillyer College.  Read More

Myeisha Boyd A '15, ’17 Hopes to Turn Semester at White House into Career in Politics


For a student dreaming of a career in politics, it doesn’t get much better than earning experience at the White House.  Read More