“How am I going to make new friends?” It’s a question many new students face during the summer before starting college. Kelly Myers ’16 and Sarah Gambacorta ’16 didn’t have to wait long for the answer. In a moment captured by a University of Hartford photographer, they met after getting out of their cars in front of Hawk Hall during Move-In Weekend 2012.
University of Hartford President Walter Harrison led a group of nearly 200 people in a “toast” to celebrate the start of the long anticipated expansion and renovation of the University Libraries. Complete with cupcakes and champagne, the event marks the beginning of a year-long construction project to further enhance Mortensen and Allen Libraries as centers for 21st century learning and collaboration.
The University of Hartford is pleased to announce C.F. Payne as the new director of the Hartford Art School’s Low-Residency Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in Illustration program. Payne has been one of the country’s most prominent illustrators for more than 30 years, and has been recognized with two of the Society of Illustrators highest honors― The Distinguished Educator in The Arts Award in 2012, and the Hamilton King Award in 1995.