Generations of moviegoers know his work in classic films like American Graffiti, Jaws, and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. But three professors from the University of Hartford’s The Hartt School know Best Actor Oscar-winner Richard Dreyfuss as a dedicated performer they helped prepare for his role as Albert Einstein in the play Relativity, now playing at TheaterWorks in Hartford.
Assistant Professor of social media and advertising, Adam Chiara and Associate Professor of Political Science, Bilal Sekou, as well as Hillyer Students in the class "Generation on the Rise" received media coverage after the third presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald.
The University of Hartford honored five recipients with 2016 Anchor Awards at a dinner on Friday, October 14, as part of the University’s Hawktober Weekend. Receiving the most prestigious award presented by UHart’s Alumni Association were Sandra “Sandy” Chase ’12, M’84 of West Hartford, Conn.; Anthony “Joe” Cymerys ’64 of Windsor, Conn.; Latanya Farrell M’97, M’98 of West Hartford, Conn.; Hyun Soon Lillehoj ’74 of Ellicott City, Md.; and Edward “Ted” H. Myles ’93 of Boston, Mass.