Category: Alumni

Read stories about Neag School of Education alumni.

Eight Neag Alumni Honored for Career Achievements

August 24, 2010

Eight outstanding graduates of the Neag School of Education, including the first recipient of the Promising Young Professional Award, were honored in May by the Neag Alumni Society at its 12th Annual Awards Dinner. Lynne Allen, the Neag alumni coordinator who is retiring, also was honored by alumni and faculty at the May 15 event. […]

ReCONNect with Alums

February 11, 2010

Ever wonder what your former classmates are up to?  We hope to ReCONNect you by sharing the information you supply to us or to the UConn Alumni Association.  Send your news and information to: (We welcome your story ideas too!) 60’s Tom Bowler ’66  ’81 6th Year, a certified playground equipment inspector for Total Playground […]

All in the Neag Family!

February 6, 2010

UConn blue must be in their DNA! Meet the Hale family of Clinton, Conn.  They gathered at the Neag School last spring to celebrate the achievements of Carolyn (left). She graduated from our Integrated Bachelor’s/Master’s Teacher Education Program with an MA in curriculum and instruction. As part of our dual degree program, she earned both […]

Home Run for Sport Management Alumna

February 5, 2010

When Xaimara Coss went to basketball or football games as a child, she was often more interested in the guys on the sidelines than she was the players in the game. “I used to wonder what the man with the clipboard was doing,” Coss says. “Who is that with the walkie-talkie, and who is he […]

Distinguished Educator Takes on a New Challenge

January 12, 2010

Herman “Bud” Meyers ’68 MA  ’71 Ph.D. With his new Ph.D. from UConn’s Neag School of Education securely in hand, Herman “Bud” Meyers arrived on the University of Vermont (UVM) campus in 1971, eager to begin what would turn out to be a distinguished career that has included the chairmanship of UVM’s Department of Education. Almost 40 […]