Month: November 2014

New York Teacher, Jewelry Designer Donates $150K to Create ‘Fuller Scholarship for Social Justice in Education’ at UConn’s Neag School

November 17, 2014

Ten years working as a teacher in Los Angeles, London and New York City led to Kathryn Fuller experiencing many realizations, including the limited role “smarts” or intelligence can play in classroom learning. Using money from her family’s railroad business, Fuller recently presented $150,000 to the Neag School to establish the Fuller Scholarship for Social Justice in Education.

Neag Faculty Member Recognized with Promising New Evaluator Award

November 13, 2014

Dr. Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead, an assistant professor in Measurement, Evaluation, and Assessment at the Neag School of Education, was named the 2014 Marcia Guttentag Promising New Evaluator Award winner from the American Evaluation Association (AEA). The AEA is the leading international evaluation association. This award is presented to a promising new evaluator during the first five […]

Neag Students Reflect on the Impact of Scholarship

November 13, 2014

Alyssa Bogdanowicz received her bachelor’s degree in Special Education with a concentration in English last year. Gabrielle Pallotto earned her bachelor’s degree in Early Education and is currently studying abroad in London through the Neag IB/M program. Current Neag Alumni Society Scholarship recipients recently reflected on the impact of the scholarship.

Neag Alumnus Awarded Milken Award

November 13, 2014

Sitting in the exact gym where he sat as an elementary school student, Metacomet Elementary School Principal Desi Nesmith was brought to tears when he learned that he had received the Milken Educator Award–nicknamed ”the Oscars of Teaching.”

Neag Alumni Society Hosts Holiday Celebration

November 13, 2014

Begin the holiday season with fellow alumni and friends hosted by the Neag Alumni Society. Enjoy seasonal desserts and a holiday performance at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Dec. 2.