Author: Shawn Kornegay

Neag Alumna Kathleen Reardon Receives 2013 UConn Alumni Association Humanitarian Award

November 7, 2013

University of Southern California Marshall School of Business Professor Kathleen Kelley Reardon, a 1971 Neag alumna and former UConn associate professor, was awarded the UConn Alumni Association Humanitarian Award at the UConn Alumni Awards in October. A professor of management and organization development and leading authority on persuasion, negotiation, leadership and interpersonal communication, Reardon received […]

Hartford Public Schools and Neag School of Education Partner in Educational Leadership Program

October 22, 2013

Hartford Public Schools and UConn’s Neag School of Education have signed an agreement to collaborate in preparing a select number of Hartford teachers for careers as school principals. The agreement creates a tailor-made principal certification program called Preparing Leaders for Urban Schools (PLUS) that addresses leadership competencies and challenges that are specific to the Hartford […]

Come Home to UConn and Show Your True Husky Spirit! Go Huskies!

September 24, 2013

The UConn Alumni Association invites you to reconnect with UConn during Homecoming 2013. All alumni, families, and friends are welcome during this weeklong celebration. The festivities include such traditions as the Homecoming Parade and the Annual Student Lip Sync contest. The excitement and momentum build toward the game against University of South Florida and the HuskyTown Tailgate and BBQ on Saturday, Oct. 12.

Suzanne Saunders Taylor: A Leader and Advocate for Women

September 16, 2013

Forty years ago, Suzanne Taylor was one of the key players in getting the Commission on the Status of Women launched in Connecticut. Just a few years prior, in the summer of 1970, she completed a Ph.D. at UConn and at the same time became divorced and responsible for two children, ages 10 and 12. […]

Neag School of Education Unleashes Leadership with New Hires

September 9, 2013

In 2012, UConn announced plans to embark on an ambitious, multi-year hiring initiative. Seeking to strategically expand its faculty in key research and teaching areas, UConn is hiring 500 tenure-track faculty members over the next four years. The Neag School of Education is proud to be part of this effort, adding 17 new faculty members. […]

Matt Ross: From Eager College Student to Technology Leader and Father

July 30, 2013

After working for the Neag School of Education at UConn for almost half of his life, Matt Ross, ’01, ’07, recently announced that he’s leaving the world of technology in higher education to direct technology for the Farmington School District. A resident of Farmington for almost 10 years, he will be responsible for technology design, […]

Undergrad Kinesiology Student Receives National Research Award

July 30, 2013

Neag School of Education senior kinesiology student Luke Belval was recognized as a 2013 Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellow from the American Physiological Society (APS). The award targets undergraduate students with significant prior laboratory research experience and encourages students to pursue a career as a research scientist. Belval, one of six students in the United States […]