When Ron Campo ’80, senior business consultant at Aetna’s headquarters in Hartford, was looking for summer interns, he reached out to the University Honors Program as a source of student talent. Students in the honors program commit to doing rigorous coursework and research, and they tend to have strong skills in critical thinking, written communication, interpersonal relations, and time management.
When Austin Reed ’19 was just six-months-old, his parents faced an unimaginable choice. They could either allow doctors to perform a below-the-knee amputation or he would never be able to walk. They opted for the surgery and 18 years later, their son is expressing his gratitude.
About 200 graduating students are expected to receive degrees at the University of Hartford’s Fall Commencement ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 6. Students and their guests will hear remarks from Bruce Douglas, executive director of the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC).