Month: October 2015

Q&A With an Alum from the Neag School’s Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates

October 30, 2015

Zato Kadambaya ’01, ’04 came to the U.S. from Africa, studying with the intention of going into electrical engineering. Returning to Africa, he was inspired to help people receive a better education and decided to become a teacher. The Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates (TCPCG) through UConn’s Neag School of Education helped him fulfill his dream.

Measurement, Evaluation, Assessment Doctoral Students Test-Drive Their Future Careers

October 29, 2015

UConn students across the University, including those from the Neag School of Education, are gaining valuable experiences during summer internships. In the the measurement, evaluation, and assessment (MEA) program at the Neag School, several doctoral students spent the past few months test-driving their future careers, working hand in hand with such prestigious organizations as the College Board, the Law School Admissions Council, and the U.S. Governmental Accountability Office.

VIDEO PROFILE: Rachel Hill, Soccer Standout

October 5, 2015

Neag School’s Rachel Hill ’17 (ED) is one of the premier soccer forwards in the country. The sport management student leads the UConn women’s soccer team in scoring and was on the U.S. U-20 National Team in 2014.

Q&A: Get to Know the First Neag School Dean’s Doctoral Scholars

October 5, 2015

This fall, the Neag School is joined by the first group of Dean’s Doctoral Scholars selected from across the country – from Puerto Rico to New Orleans to New York – with such diverse interests as neuropsychology research and multicultural education. Here, Spotlight offers a brief introduction to each member of the inaugural class.

Sandy Hook Survivor and Neag School Alum Shares Excerpt of New Book

October 5, 2015

Former Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis ’05 (ED), ’06 MA, founder of nonprofit Classes 4 Classes and survivor of the tragic 2012 shooting in Newtown, Conn., shares with Spotlight an excerpt of her new book, Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Life’s Darkest Hours (G.P. Putnam’s Sons), releasing Oct. 6.