Category: Alumni

Read stories about Neag School of Education alumni.

Neag Alumni Society Recognizes Outstanding Alumni

May 31, 2012

On the “Rate My Professors” website, where students across the US rate and comment on their professors – both good and bad – Dr. Thomas Hébert has three 5.0 ratings on a 5.0 scale for overall quality, helpfulness and clarity. While his rating on easiness is a 1.5 out of 5.0, he would probably be […]

Neag Alumni Society Launches New Student Scholarship Fund

May 31, 2012

As members of the Neag Alumni Society, the Neag Alumni Society’s main focus is working with the dean and the faculty to advocate for the Neag School of Education and to help advance the School’s core mission. Our other focus is to support the students in the Neag School. The most obvious way is through […]

Adult Learning Program Helps Professionals Better Educate Other Adults

May 31, 2012

Capital Community College nurse educator Bonnie Edelen earned not just a doctoral degree from the University of Connecticut, but an Excellence in Nursing Research Award from the Connecticut Nursing Research Alliance. The award came from the study Edelen conducted in 2009 to write her dissertation, which showed how reflective journaling can help nursing students better […]

Save the Date: Alumni Weekend is Coming June 1 and 2!

March 27, 2012

Join us as we celebrate Alumni Weekend, June 1 and 2, with past, present and future Husky generations! Visit campus and remember how UConn became your home—the place where lifelong friendships began and special memories abound. The Neag School of Education will  host a reception on Friday, June 1, from 4-5 p.m. Come back to […]

Change Agent and Champion of Educational Opportunity For All

March 27, 2012

Fresh out of UConn Law School in the early 1960’s, Howard Klebanoff found himself in the middle of history, having landed a job in the Kennedy administration at the U.S. Department of Labor. He was as infused with the spirit of “Camelot” as anyone. “A lot of us who were down there at that time […]

A Corporate Educator Comes Back to Storrs

March 27, 2012

  Paula R. Singer, president and CEO of the Laureate Global Products and Services Group, came back to campus recently to speak about online learning. She leads Laureate’s U.S. campus-based and online higher education business, serves as chair and CEO of Walden University, and oversees development and marketing of the company’s distance-learning offerings and partnerships […]

IB/M Alum Works with Troubled Youth

March 27, 2012

As an undergraduate at the University of Connecticut, Aaron Clark began pursuing a career in sports broadcasting, but quickly discovered that all the traveling and unpredictable hours were not aspects of a lifestyle he wanted. Instead, Clark switched gears, working toward a profession that afforded a reasonable and balanced schedule for athletics, family and work […]

The Neag School of Education Wants to Hear From You!

March 27, 2012

On behalf of the Neag School of Education’s Alumni Society, we invite you to participate with the below survey. It will only take a few minutes. We will use this information to provide better communication and to better serve our alumni and frieinds. Your feedback and input is greatly appreciated. We’ll also have a drawing […]

Academic Coach on the Bench

January 27, 2012

When Alyssa Budkofsky (BS Sport Science ʼ01) listens to the student-athletes on the menʼs basketball team at Quinnipiac University describe the challenges of getting their schoolwork done while still meeting their obligations for practice, games, and travel, she is sympathetic up to a point. After all, Budkofsky, assistant athletic director for menʼs basketball academic support […]