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UHart Professors and Students Provide Media Commentary for Third Presidential Debate


Posted 10/20/2016
Posted by Sophia Olsen


Students enrolled in the University of Hartford’s Hillyer College honors course “Generation on the Rise,” a class about millennials and political activism, hosted a successful viewing party for the third presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Oct. 19. The class focuses on the effectiveness of each candidate and how they address issues important to young adults, including access to affordable housing, protection of the environment, the availability of good paying jobs, and social and racial justice. NBC Connecticut and the Hartford Courant covered the event:

NBC Connecticut Watch Party:
https://youtu.be/G9GYMiqgv5A

Hartford Courant: 
http://www.courant.com/politics/elections/hc-trump-clinton-debate-local-20161019-story.html

Colin McEnroe Show on WNPR: Listen to Associate Professor of Political Science, Bilal Sekou, discuss the third debate live at 1-2 p.m. on WNPR  http://wnpr.org/programs/colin-mcenroe-show

Assistant Professor of social media and advertising in the University’s School of Communication, Adam Chiara discussed the role of social media in the election. Watch his interview with NBC Connecticut here:
https://youtu.be/Z0AI_bCuq2g