Category: News & Events


Read stories about recent Neag School news and events including research grant announcements, appointments, and awards.

Homecoming 2011

September 21, 2011

Before going to the big football game, join fellow alumni at the Homecoming Barbeque on Saturday, October 15, 2011. Say hello to your favorite mascot at the UConn Alumni Association’s Homecoming Barbeque. Enjoy grilled eats and UConn pride at the #1 location to get ready for the game. Also, the Neag Alumni Society will have […]




Run Your Race

June 3, 2011

Good morning and thank you Dr. Thomas DeFranco for that introduction, and a special thank you to my good friend Dr. Doug Casa, who is a professor here and the chief operating officer of the Korey Stringer Institute, to the faculty, family and friends and of course to the Class of 2011. I am humbled […]





Neag School’s Educator Preparation Receives National Recognition

November 15, 2010

The Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut has been reaccredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and received national recognition for its commitment to producing quality teachers for the nation’s children by continuously improving its well-designed and executed diverse clinical and field experiences for its students in educator […]


Champion Coach Speaks to Neag Grads

August 24, 2010

Geno Auriemma, coach of the NCAA women’s basketball champions, encouraged more than 200 Neag School of Education graduates to merge the arts and sciences into their approach as teachers. “Take the science that you learned, add the creative art that’s in your soul, and I think you’re on your way to become a good teacher,” […]


Neag Grads Lauded on Sunny Mother’s Day

August 24, 2010

About 200 Neag School of Education students received bachelor’s degrees and sixth-year diplomas in educational specialties at the May 9 graduation ceremonies in the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts. “I’ve been telling him to be a school teacher his whole life … summers off,” Paul Hurst said before the proceedings. He was speaking of […]