Congratulations, UHart Graduates!
More than 2,300 students from the Classes of 2020 and 2021 celebrated the completion of their degrees during the University’s Commencement Weekend on Saturday, May 15, and Sunday, May 16.
UHart 2020 and 2021 Graduates Will Celebrate Their Commencement May 15 and 16
More than 2,300 University of Hartford students will celebrate the completion of their degrees during five separate ceremonies at the XL Center in downtown Hartford.
University of Hartford to Honor Exceptional Students During Commencement Weekend
Student award winners Juli Dajci and Kaitlyn Keeler will be honored during this year's Commencement, which will also recognize our accomplished faculty.
CETA Recognizes Graduating Seniors and Sophomores at Virtual Spring 2021 Design Expo
The event, hosted on April 30, featured some of CETA’s talented sophomores enrolled in engineering design courses, as well as seniors presenting their capstone projects.
Barney Risk Management and Insurance Students Win International Risk Management Competition
Congratulations to Barney School of Business Students Aliyah Abdullah ’22, Semra Boluk ’22, Nick Bosio ’21, and Yoanny Brito’21 for winning first place at the 2020-2021 Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge!
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Sharon Beverly Named Acting Vice President of Athletics and Recreation
Sharon Beverly, PhD, a nationally recognized leader in higher education, has been named acting vice president of athletics and recreation at the University of Hartford. This newly defined interim position combines the leadership responsibilities of our Director of Athletics with those of recreational health and fitness, intramurals, and club sports.
The University of Hartford Remembers George Floyd
On the first anniversary George Floyd's murder, we keep his family and loved ones in our thoughts and remember all of those who lost their lives due to racism and bigotry.
Barney Students Secure Summer Internships Through CVS Health Sponsored Learning Project
As a result of this case competition, four of the Barney students will be going on to summer internships in the CVS Health General Management Corporate Internship Program (GMCIP).
Department of Architecture Hosts Second Annual Virtual Student Awards Ceremony
The Department of Architecture in the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture (CETA) hosted its second annual student awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 11. The event recognized multiple undergraduates, graduates, and alumni of the architecture programs for their academic achievement, as well as scholarship and fellowship recipients.
UHart Seniors Ready to Begin Their Careers After Commencement
Internships, hands-on experience, and mentoring help UHart seniors get hired before graduation.
Barney Student Earns Second Place at Statewide Business Pitch Competition
Congratulations to Emily Kestyn ’21 on receiving the second-place prize at the 2021 Connecticut Business Pitch Competition!
University of Hartford to Transition to Division III Athletics Model
The University of Hartford Board of Regents voted today to transition the University’s athletics programs from NCAA Division I to Division III. The decision comes after a year of discussion and study of the current athletics model and several alternatives, as well as the review of a report from an on-campus task force comprising coaches, staff, faculty, alumni, and a member of the Board; financial information related to current athletics operations; and a review conducted by a nationally recognized athletics consulting firm.
UHart Fights Healthcare Inequities with New Hiring Initiative
The program is aimed at diversifying the medical professions and better preparing future health practitioners.
A Moment for Social Justice
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s conviction signifies a necessary disruption to our judicial system, the ongoing struggle of justice, and illuminates the power of our collective voices to effect meaningful change.
2021 Spring Hawk Hunt Business Pitch Competition Winners Announced
Alyssa Viscardo ’23 from the Barney School with LifeLine received first place, Je Woo (Kevin) Kim ’23 from CETA with Life Pillow and Harvey Gibbs ’24 from ENHP with Aqua Smart tied for second place.
Supporting Our Community
As the nation awaits the outcome of the Derek Chauvin trial, we are once again disturbed by the shooting death of a young unarmed black man, Daunte Wright, the mistreatment of U.S. Army second lieutenant Caron Nazario, and the disproportionate violence experienced by the BIPOC, AAPI, and other marginalized communities.
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