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).
Walter Harrison, president of the University of Hartford, informed the campus community today that he will retire on June 30, 2017. When he retires, Harrison will have served as the University’s president for 19 years.