Month: May 2012

Adult Learning Program Helps Professionals Better Educate Other Adults

May 31, 2012

Capital Community College nurse educator Bonnie Edelen earned not just a doctoral degree from the University of Connecticut, but an Excellence in Nursing Research Award from the Connecticut Nursing Research Alliance. The award came from the study Edelen conducted in 2009 to write her dissertation, which showed how reflective journaling can help nursing students better […]

States Face Challenges to Improve Writing Standards

May 31, 2012

According to an initial sample of seven states, the existing standards for teaching writing vary widely in comparison to a new set of common standards that are in the process of being implemented by most states. Study co-director, Dr. Natalie Olinghouse at the University of Connecticut, along with Michigan State University’s Dr. Gary Troia, said […]

Neag School Hosts 2012 Commencement

May 31, 2012

The Neag School of Education recognized graduates from the Class of 2012 during two ceremonies the weekend of May 5-6. The Neag School undergraduate and sixth-year commencement took place at the Jorgensen Auditorium on Sunday, May 6. Commencement for Neag School graduate students took place on Saturday, May 5, at Gampel Pavilion. The Graduate School […]