Author: Shawn Kornegay

Justis Lopez – An Exceptional Educator in the Making

March 30, 2015

First-generation college student and fifth-year master’s student in the Neag School, Justis Lopez, was inspired by his high school teacher, Ms. Heather Banas, to go into teaching. Well prepared through numerous on campus and community activities, Justis has big plans after graduation.

Neag Hosting Information Session for Executive Leadership Program

January 22, 2015

The Neag School of Education’s Executive Leadership Program (ELP) is hosting an information session on Tuesday, March 10, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS), located at 26 Caya Ave. in West Hartford. The 13-month ELP prepares prospective superintendents and other district leaders to meet the challenges of 21st-century district leadership. […]

William Pardus: One Active Retiree

November 18, 2013

Award-winning composer William D. Pardus, ’58, ’59, ’60, has been recognized with the Director’s Prize in the International Composers’ Competition, sponsored by the Longfellow Chorus of Portland, Maine for his composition – FIVE SONGS of the SEA (for soprano voice and piano) which was part of a project of setting ten Longfellow poems to music, with varied types of accompaniments. The event sounded the latest high note of this Neag School of Education alum’s long and varied career.

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 […]