The coaches of men’s athletic teams at Harvard make significantly more money than coaches of women’s teams, a disparity the Athletics Department is considering as part of a review of how it compensates its coaching staff.
UConn women’s ice hockey forward Marisa Maccario ’18 (ED), a native of Marblehead, Mass., has been playing on a hockey team since the age of 5. Currently a sport management major in the Neag School, talks here about her experience as a student-athlete, about her favorite class at UConn, and more.
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The Neag School of Education honored more than 100 of its students last night at its Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony. Formerly known as the Honors Day Celebration, the event — held at the Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts on the UConn Storrs campus — brought together current students receiving Neag School-affiliated scholarships in the coming academic year; their guests; and the donors whose contributions to the Neag School make these sources of financial support possible.
Jonathan the 14th, UConn’s fearless mascot, was sent on an extra special mission Monday. He helped two alums get engaged!
Professor of the Higher Education Department at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education Dr. Ana M. Martínez Alemán came to the University of Connecticut’s Puerto Rican and Latin American Cultural Center Wednesday afternoon to speak about breaking down the bias problems that plague America’s higher education system from a student-to-professor perspective.
The Neag School of Education has completely redesigned their program for next fall’s seniors focusing in elementary education by allowing more clinic time.
The Windsor Board of Education has selected Virginia Hoerle to be the new Principal for Oliver Ellsworth School. Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Craig Cooke recommended Hoerle’s appointment to the Board at a special meeting that was held on April 4, 2017.
Melissa Bray is a professor of school psychology in the Neag School of Education. She joined the faculty in 1999 and is a two-time alumna of UConn, having earned her undergraduate degree in communications sciences from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and her master’s degree in school psychology from the Neag School. Bray is a licensed psychologist and licensed speech language pathologist; a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society; and a member of a select group called the Society for the Study of School Psychology.
“My recent research has involved looking at privatization in other contexts, and trying to determine whether the issues and problems you see in these other contexts could impact charter schools,” says Professor Preston Green. “I explored the issue of whether a charter school `bubble’ is emerging, akin to what we saw in the lead up to the housing crisis.”