Category: News & Events


iPads 101 for Teachers

May 29, 2013

One day, Del Siegle had an epiphany while watching his two and a half-year-old daughter playing with a puzzle game on his new iPad. “She and I had played with this app together, and so when I walked into the room and saw her using it, I said to my wife, ʻDid you turn it […]


Neag School of Education Hosts 2013 Commencement

May 29, 2013

The Neag School of Education recognized graduates from the Class of 2013 during two ceremonies the weekend of May 11-12. The Neag School undergraduate commencement took place at the Jorgensen Auditorium on Sunday, May 12. Commencement for Neag School graduate students, including sixth-year students, took place Saturday, May 11, at Gampel Pavilion. The Graduate School […]


Come Reconnect with UConn Alumni!!!

May 29, 2013

Neag School of Education alumni, family, friends, and community members are invited to attend “A Taste of UConn,” part of Alumni Weekend 2013 on Saturday, June 8 from 12pm-3pm on the South Campus lawn and patio. Stop by the extra-large Fun House Bouncer for FREE Neag School of Education Give-Aways!!! Participate in some fun Husky […]


Neag School Hosts “Media Literacy in a Digital Information Age” Conference on April 19

March 29, 2013

The Neag School of Education will host the 11th annual Northeast Media Literacy Conference, “Media Literacy in a Digital Information Age” on Friday, April 19 in the Rome Ballroom, South Campus, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. This year’s event will emphasize closely examining the key relationship between today’s digital media, the impact of new technology, […]


Op-Ed: Teachers Must Foster Global Competence in Students

March 29, 2013

When members of the Connecticut state’s Educator Preparation Advisory Council (EPAC) consider the essential competencies required for teachers, they must emphasize teachers’ abilities in building global competence in students.  In the 2010 MetLife Foundation survey of American teachers, 63% of teachers, 63% of parents and 65% Fortune 1000 executives believe that global competency is absolutely […]


Neag Alumni Society Recognizes Outstanding Graduates

March 22, 2013

The Neag School of Education Alumni Society and the faculty of the Neag School of Education hosted the 15th Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the South Campus Ballroom. The evening was memorable as faculty and alumni gathered to formally recognize the achievements of some of our outstanding graduates. The award recipients […]


Neag School Moves up Four Spots in National Rankings

March 12, 2013

The U.S. News & World Report released its rankings of Graduate Schools and the Neag School of Education  continues to achieve top-ranking status as it rose in rankings to #28 in the nation, up from four places last year. This ranking puts the Neag School at #17 among all public graduate schools of education in the nation. In […]


Robyn Barnett Wilgis Joins the Neag School as Director of Alumni Relations

November 26, 2012

Robyn Barnett Wilgis recently joined the Neag School of Education as the director of alumni relations. In her new role, she joins the Neag School’s Advancement Team, which includes Heather McDonald as director of development and Shawn Kornegay as director of marketing and communications. Wilgis is responsible for managing the Neag Alumni Society Board of […]


Major League Baseball Calls Anderson to the Big Leagues

September 27, 2012

Jeffrey Anderson, the physician responsible for the health and safety of the 650 student-athletes who represent UConn in 24 sports, has been named the new independent administrator of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for Major League Baseball (MLB) and the MLB Players Association. In his new role Anderson will administer testing requirements, monitor […]