You might think that a 1957 graduate of the University of Hartford and a soon-to-be 2007 graduate would have little in common. Surprisingly, the opposite is true.
Art Garfunkel. Suzanne Vega. Wynton Marsalis. Those are just a few of the more than 100 top-shelf musical artists who have graced the stage of what is now called the Lincoln Financial Music for a Change Benefit Concert Series since the program began in April 2000.
In the 50 years since, the University has grown into a global institution whose students and faculty are changing the world.
President Walter Harrison publicly launched the University’s 50th anniversary celebration on Feb. 13, when he addressed approximately 400 Greater Hartford business and community leaders—and a large contingent of University faculty, staff, students, and regents—at the MetroHartford Alliance’s Rising Star Breakfast.