The University of Hartford alumni network is vast, with a diverse community of over 93,000 strong throughout the U.S. and around the globe. UHart alumni are making their marks everywhere—in the arts, in business, in STEM, as professional athletes, and more—and have incredible stories to tell.
You were once students, and now you're alumni for life. Keep those bonds strong. You have much to be proud of!
On Oct. 14, during Hawktober 2021, UHart honored this year's Anchor Awards recipients: Vin Baker '93; Steve Collins '89; Lauren Fleming '13; Ryan Gardner '01; Sonya Halpern M'90; Nicole Hughey M'99; Alexa Keener '16, M'18; Aymsley Mahoney '06; Steven Minkler '86, M'00, D'08; and Jerell Parker '04.
In the 1940s, it wasn’t common for women to go to college, but thanks to an anonymous donor, Louise Petersen Lostocco '45 was able to attend Hillyer College—one of three schools that joined together in 1957 to form the University of Hartford. Not only was Louise able to make amazing memories during her time at Hillyer, but she created a legacy and passed her love of UHart on to her children and grandchildren.
“Finding equitable solutions where everyone can feel validated, seen, supported, and heard” is what “good trouble” means to me.