Month: March 2012

Much-Needed STEM Teachers are Focus of Accelerated Certification Program Expansion

March 27, 2012

To help meet the national demand for certified science, technology, engineering and math teachers that will engage and inspire young people, the Neag School of Education is expanding its one-year accelerated Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates (TCPCG) to UConn’s Avery Point campus. Like the TCPCG programs already in place on regional campuses in West […]

A Corporate Educator Comes Back to Storrs

March 27, 2012

  Paula R. Singer, president and CEO of the Laureate Global Products and Services Group, came back to campus recently to speak about online learning. She leads Laureate’s U.S. campus-based and online higher education business, serves as chair and CEO of Walden University, and oversees development and marketing of the company’s distance-learning offerings and partnerships […]

IB/M Alum Works with Troubled Youth

March 27, 2012

As an undergraduate at the University of Connecticut, Aaron Clark began pursuing a career in sports broadcasting, but quickly discovered that all the traveling and unpredictable hours were not aspects of a lifestyle he wanted. Instead, Clark switched gears, working toward a profession that afforded a reasonable and balanced schedule for athletics, family and work […]

The Neag School of Education Wants to Hear From You!

March 27, 2012

On behalf of the Neag School of Education’s Alumni Society, we invite you to participate with the below survey. It will only take a few minutes. We will use this information to provide better communication and to better serve our alumni and frieinds. Your feedback and input is greatly appreciated. We’ll also have a drawing […]

Provost Dr. Peter Nichols to Join Neag School Faculty

March 20, 2012

Peter J. Nichols, Ph.D., UConn’s provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs, has served in major academic leadership roles for the past 20 years. He is the University’s chief academic officer and is responsible for all academic programs, including the regional campuses, School of Law and schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine. Reporting to […]