Category: Alumni

Read stories about Neag School of Education alumni.

Neag Alum Dr. James Lyons Chosen as Dillard University’s Interim President

September 21, 2011

Neag alum, Dr. James E. Lyons Sr., was named Dillard University’s interim president in July, further developing his well-accomplished career in higher education. The three-time university president, who was honored in 2000 with the Neag School of Education Distinguished Alumnus Award, attributes much of his success to the University of Connecticut. Dr. Lyons attended UConn as […]

Neag Alums March to the Beat of Success in the 7th Regiment

September 21, 2011

Six Neag School of Education alumni have combined their shared passions for education and music outside the classroom on the instructional staff of New London’s 7th Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps. This year, the drum corps placed 7th overall at the Drum Corps International Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN and were Open […]

Dorothy’s Story: a Mother, a Student, a Friend and a Leader

September 21, 2011

Dorothy Pierson Hubeny, (Ph.D. ‘84) passed away in August after losing a courageous battle to cancer, but her legacy with the Neag School of Education lives on. Dorothy, more commonly known as “Dot” by her friends and loved ones, was the quiet heart and soul of the Neag Alumni Society from its inception. She was […]

Letter from the Dean

September 21, 2011

Dear Neag Alumni and Friends, On behalf of the Neag School of Education, we hope the fall season is treating you well. Whether you’re teaching in the classroom, providing physical therapy to a patient, leading a school as the principal, marketing a sports team, lecturing on a college campus, studying hard as a Neag graduate […]

Summer Letter from the Dean

August 4, 2011

Dear Alumni and Friends, This is my second summer as dean and it’s been a very, very busy two years. We’ve had a busy academic year filled with activities and accomplishments. Also, one may think that the Neag School of Education is slow during the summer. Spend a little time around the Gentry Building during […]

Neag Alumnus Elected President of the National School Boards Association

August 4, 2011

Mary Broderick has always gravitated toward education. As an English major undergraduate, she had just completed her MBA when she first moved to East Lyme, CT. At the time, her children were very young and she started attending board of education meetings for the East Lyme school system, which had 2,600 students (it’s now up […]

Neag Alumni Society Recognizes Outstanding Alumni

June 8, 2011

The Neag School of Education Alumni Society and the faculty of the Neag School of Education recently held its 13th Annual Awards Dinner and recognized outstanding alumni. “This evening was memorable as faculty and alumni gathered to formally recognize the achievements of some of our outstanding graduates,” said Dr. Tom DeFranco, dean of the Neag […]