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Monday, January 26

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 will close at 3 p.m. today and will be closed all day on Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Classes starting at 2:30 p.m. or later today will not meet. All day and evening classes tomorrow are canceled. 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 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 the Mortensen Library will be closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities after 2 p.m. today and all day tomorrow are canceled.


Cigna Grant

HRD Awarded CIGNA Foundation Grant

The Office of Human Resources Development (HRD) is delighted to announce that we have applied for, and were awarded, a $20,000 grant from the CIGNA Foundation, a foundation committed to enhancing the health of individuals and families and the well-being of the communities in which they live and work. 

The University’s primary goal regarding wellness is to create a culture of wellness that promotes and encourages a healthy workforce.  We want to provide every opportunity to help our faculty and staff (and their families) to adopt healthy behaviors to maintain and/or improve their overall health and well-being.  As the mission of the University of Hartford states, we are a private university with a public purpose.  The CIGNA Foundation grant focuses on four aspects/quadrants of wellness including Nutrition, General Fitness, Smoking Cessation and Stress Management.  During calendar year 2012, HRD will use the funds from this generous grant to subsidize costs associated with these quadrants, including providing programs, speakers, tools (such as pedometers) and resources to further engage the University community to take an active role in their (private) overall wellness as well as the (public) wellness opportunities around them.  Please join us in taking advantage of all that this grant will allow us to offer you!