“Your job is to listen and to think for yourselves,” Cornwell said in his Commencement address on Sunday, May 19. “If you take an idea off the shelf, whether it’s a political belief or religious dogma, and you don’t examine it, when you come to depend on it, it will crumble."
Christopher M. Dadlez, president and chief executive officer of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, gave the keynote address at the University of Hartford’s Graduate Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18.
Lucille M. Nickerson has been elected chair of the University of Hartford Board of Regents, becoming the first woman chair in the University’s history. Nickerson will succeed Thomas J. Groark Jr., who led the Board of Regents for the past five years.
Bilal Sekou can speak about state and national politics. Details
Amy Barzach can speak about women in leadership positions and women in business. Details
Professor Farhad Rassekh can discuss various topics within the financial industry. Details
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University of Hartford alum Javier Colon, winner of the first season of NBC's "The Voice," returned to the University on March 19 to talk to students about his career as a singer/songwriter. Fellow alum Rebecca Correia joined him. NBC Connecticut covered the story.