Author: Stefanie Dion Jones


VIDEO: What Is Giftedness?

May 13, 2016

Joseph Renzulli is an American educational psychologist. He developed the three-ring model of giftedness, which promoted a broadened conception of giftedness. He also developed the “Schoolwide Enrichment Model” for developing children’s talents in schools. Renzulli is known for his contributions to understanding giftedness.




Commencement Schedule 2016

Neag School 2016 Commencement Weekend Schedule

May 2, 2016

Check out the schedule of events as well as all other details – including information on guest tickets, parking, live streaming, and more – for the Neag School’s 2016 Commencement Weekend.


Commencement 2016: Symone James

April 29, 2016

This year, more than 8,700 students across all UConn campuses will graduate from the University. As many as 11,000 people are expected to gather on the Storrs campus the weekend of May 7 and 8, to celebrate as 6,015 undergraduates and 2,210 graduate students are awarded degrees.



AUDIO: High School Job Prep

April 22, 2016

A new study finds that some career and technical education students are more likely to graduate from high school, actually do better in college, and earn higher wages than their peers. The report’s author, Shaun Dougherty, joins this podcast to talk about his findings.




Honors Celebration 2016

Annual Honors Celebration Connects Student Scholarship Recipients With Donors

April 21, 2016

The Neag School of Education honored more than 100 of its students last night at its 22nd Annual Honors Celebration. The event, held at the Jorgensen Center for Performing Arts on the UConn Storrs campus, brought together the student recipients of this year’s Neag School-affiliated scholarships, their guests, and the donors whose contributions to the School make these crucial sources of financial support possible.