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Nursing Students Promote Public Health in Hartford


For more than 25 years, nursing students have volunteered at local homeless shelters, soup kitchens, and schools to promote public health in Hartford, Connecticut.  Read more and watch videoDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

University of Hartford and Montessori Training Center Northeast Celebrate 10 Years of Partnership with Open House Event


The partners have been awarded $4.8 million from a fund directed by James Walton of the Walton Family Foundation to establish an undergraduate Montessori education program at the University and conduct research about Montessori educator preparation over the next five years.
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Our Students Learn They Have No Limits in Prestigious Summer Health Professions Education Program


Taylor Beverly ‘20 and Sydney Lyncook ‘19 received invaluable exposure to various medical specialties as scholars in the competitive Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP).  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

#HereToStay Panel Discussed Issues Surrounding Undocumented and DACAmented


Students, faculty, and staff discussed issues faced by undocumented and DACAmented students in the United States at the #HereToStay Panel. The panel educated attendees about the unique challenges faced by this population. Awareness was also raised about the uncertainty experienced by undocumented and DACAmented students, particularly under the current administration, and how individuals can help.  Read moreDepartment of Education

ENHP Faculty’s Research Goes Underwater with Combat Wounded Veteran Challenge


Duffy Felmlee, Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences, observed combat-wounded veterans underwater to research balance and movement with a prosthesis during an annual coral restoration dive.  Read moreDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthotics

ENHP Faculty Recognized by University


Danielle Bellows, Visiting Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, was honored last week with the University’s Award for Innovations and Teaching and Learning.  Read moreawardsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

ENHP Student Participates in Prestigious Radiologic Technology Student Leadership Development Program


Ashley Joia ’19 was one of only 94 students nationally to be selected to participate in the Student Leadership Development Program in Orlando, Fl.  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Physical Therapy Students and Professor Develop Exercise Program with Shriners Hospitals for Children - Springfield


Twice a week for 90 minutes children come to Shriners Hospitals for Children – Springfield to participate in BFit, a power-based exercise program.  Read more and watch videoDepartment of Rehabilitation SciencesCenter for Health, Care, and Well-being

Institute for Translational Research Co-Sponsors Cerebral Palsy Collaborative of Western New England Symposium


Clinicians, researchers, and community agencies from Western New England gathered at the Shriners Hospitals for Children in June for the Cerebral Palsy Collaborative of Western New England’s first symposium.  Read moreDepartment of Rehabilitation SciencesCenter for Health, Care, and Well-being

University of Hartford Nursing Faculty, Student Honored at Nightingale Awards


Assistant Professor of Nursing Kim Groot and RN to BSN student Jessica Shepard received awards at the 15th annual Nightingale Awards, which took place May 11 at the Connecticut Convention Center in downtown Hartford.  Read moreawardsDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Walton Family Foundation Awards $4.8 Million Grant to the University of Hartford and Montessori Training Center Northeast to Create Montessori Bachelor’s Degree Program


In awarding this competitive grant, the Walton Family Foundation recognizes the decades-long partnership between the two institutions and the success of their collaborative master’s program which incorporates Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) teacher training delivered by MTCNE into the master’s in education curriculum. This is one of the largest educational grants the University has been awarded in its 60-year history.  Read moreDepartment of Education

Born Without Left Hand, Recent ENHP Grad Pursues Prosthetics Career to Make Positive impact


Gabrielle Sinotte ’17 likes to prove people wrong. She was once told she couldn’t jump rope, drive a car, or play a sport. Not only did she master all three, she says there isn’t a sport she can’t play.  Read more and watch videoDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthoticscommencement

Congratulations to the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions Class of 2017!


The Faculty and Staff of the College share their words of encouragement.  Read morecommencement

Catherine Certo Receives University’s Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Award for Sustained Service to the University


Dedicated to her work and to the University, effective in what she does, and always willing to go the extra mile, Catherine Certo, PT, ScD, FAPTA, is a deserving winner of the Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Award, which honors full-time faculty members for their sustained service to the University.  Read moreawardsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Barbara Crane Receives ENHP's First "Excellence Through Relevance" Faculty Service Award


Mary Gannotti, Faculty Executive Committee chair, presented the award at the 2017 ENHP Day on behalf of the selection committee.  Read moreawardsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

ENHP Student Featured on "Better Connecticut"


Prosthetics and Orthotics major Mikaela Nelson ’18 creates dolls with prostheses for children with artificial limbs.  Watch videoDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthotics

Institute for Translational Research, Office of Sponsored Programs Co-Host Grant Workshop


Recently, Peter Lisi and Kristin Geshel, University’s Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), and the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions’ Institute for Translational Research’s Grant Administration Team, Paige Bray, Valerie Gilleran, and Kelly Anderson led a discussion about all things grants for ENHP faculty.  Read more

We Take Learning to New Heights


What’s new? Online learning and student ambassadors in ENHP.  Read more

John Leard Receives ENHP's First 'Excellence Through Relevance' Faculty Teaching Award


ENHP Board of Visitors member and award sponsor Barbara Beaudin presented the award. She noted that Leard’s hands-on mentorship of students stands out as well as his student-centered courses grounded in current research.  Read moreawardsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Respiratory Care Students Lead Class to Help the Homeless Quit Smoking


If you have ever tried to quit smoking, you know just how challenging it can be. Caitlin Connelly ’17 and Hajar Altimimi ’17 are hoping to make the process a bit easier for people staying at the South Park Inn shelter in Hartford, Conn.  Read more and watch videoDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

U.S. Senator Visits ENHP Prosthetics and Orthotics Clinic


Blumenthal toured the clinic where our students are learning firsthand how to design, fabricate, and fit cutting-edge prosthetic devices.  Read more and view news coverageDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthotics

Education Major Puts Classroom Lessons to Practical Use and Helps Childhood Friend Succeed


When Jamie Roland, who has Down Syndrome, started a job placement program at the University of Hartford two years ago, he was fortunate to find a familiar face here.  Read more and watch video.Department of Education

Prosthetics and Orthotics Student Creates Custom-Made Dolls for Children with Prostheses


Children love playing with dolls they can identify with. But for many kids with disabilities, it is difficult to find dolls that look like them. Mikaela Nelson ’18 is hoping to change that.  Read more and watch videoDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesprosthetics and orthotics

Fall 2016 Commencement Ceremony


More than 200 students celebrate with family and friends at pair of Commencement Ceremonies.  Read morecommencement

The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions Hosts Over 300 Montessori Educators


The Montessori Schools of Connecticut Conference, ‘Respecting Each Child’s Learning Differences ~ Because Not All Great Minds Think Alike’ explored the need for specific knowledge about learning needs and information processing with consideration for the Montessori guide.  Read moreDepartment of Education

Our Alumni Know Success Has No Limits: Dr. Jeannine Nonaillada ’01


When reflecting back on her experience at the University of Hartford, Dr. Jeannine Nonaillada recalls her professors’ innovative teaching strategies that connected literature to practice.  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursingalumni

Radiologic Technology Students Give “Funny Bones” Lesson


Alexandria Sutfin ‘18 and Jennifer Padilla ’18 took their classroom lessons to a different, younger class when they helped Clinical Assistant Professor Kori Stewart teach second grade students a lesson on bones and x-rays.  Read MoreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

University of Hartford Recognizes 2016 Anchor Award Recipients


Congratulations to ENHP alumnae Sandy Chase and Latanya Farrell on receiving the prestigious University Anchor Award.  Read morealumniawards

Entrepreneurial UHart Students Create LIFT to Help Athletes Perform Better


Have you ever wished you could run faster and jump higher? A new device, created by two University of Hartford students, may help you do just that.  Read more and watch videoDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Learning Beyond the Classroom: ENHP and CETA Students Attend Regional Conference


The New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Regional Conference afforded five students from the Department of Health Science and Nursing and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering the opportunity to expand their learning outside the classroom.  Read moreDepartment of Health Sciences and Nursing

Advancing STEM Education: Connecticut STEM Conference Inspires Regional Educators


Educators from across the region converged at the Connecticut Science Center for a day of exploration, discussion, and learning at the fifth annual Connecticut STEM Conference, which was co-sponsored by ENHP.  Read moreSTEMInstitute for Translational Research

Preparing Future Students for College and Career


The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions hosted over 70 Hartford Public High School seniors for the College Career and Readiness month kick-off event.  Read moreDepartment of Education

Cutting-edge Research by Physical Therapy Professor and Students Improves the Lives of Children with Cerebral Palsy


When Brayden Starr was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, his parents were unsure how to help him. Then they met Assistant Professor Sandra Saavedra. She's the only person in the U.S. who offers the treatment that dramatically improved Brayden’s quality of life.  Read more and watch videoDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesresearch

October is Exercise is Medicine Campus Month


The month of October is nationally recognized as Exercise is Medicine Campus Month. We are facing a global epidemic of physical inactivity that is strongly linked to many chronic health conditions that result in disability, morbidity, and massive health care expenditure.  Read more

ENHP Faculty, Staff Recognized by University


Twelve University faculty and staff members were recently recognized for exceptional contributions including ENHP recipients Donna Clarke and Assistant Professor Sandra Saavedra.  Read moreawardsDepartment of Health Sciences and NursingDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

ENHP Day 2016 Features Student and Faculty Research Presentations


Inspirational speeches and engaging research took center stage at the fifth annual ENHP Day. The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions faculty and student research endeavors were showcased with 88 presentations.  Read moreresearch

MSPO Students Provide Hands-On Look at Career Opportunities


With Assistant Professor Duffy Felmlee, two University graduate students in prosthetics and orthotics visited the Windham Early College Opportunity Program to provide hands-on experience with prosthetic and orthotic devices.  Read moreprosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences

Costa Rica's Biodiversity is Classroom for ENHP's Future Teachers


Eight undergraduates and two professors from ENHP spent two weeks in Costa Rica in January studying methods for teaching science and social studies.  Read moreDepartment of Education

ENHP's Prosthetics and Orthotics Program Shines at Regional Conference


ENHP's prosthetics and orthotics faculty members and students presented their research at the New Jersey Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Conference.  Read moreprosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciencesresearch

ENHP's Matt Parente Featured in WTNH story on prosthetics coverage


Matt Parente, director of the prosthetics and orthotics program, described how advances in prosthetics are benefitting people with disabilities.  Read more and watch videoprosthetics and orthoticsDepartment of Rehabilitation Sciences