Category: Students

Read stories, issue briefs, op-eds, and more by or about Neag School current students.

First-Year DPT Students Prepare for Success

March 27, 2012

The practice of physical therapy is directing the restoration of function and the prevention of disability accompanying disease, injury, or loss of a body part. Physical therapists can change the way people live their lives. Current first-year students of the Neag School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology chose the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) […]

Much-Needed STEM Teachers are Focus of Accelerated Certification Program Expansion

March 27, 2012

To help meet the national demand for certified science, technology, engineering and math teachers that will engage and inspire young people, the Neag School of Education is expanding its one-year accelerated Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates (TCPCG) to UConn’s Avery Point campus. Like the TCPCG programs already in place on regional campuses in West […]

CAPSS/Neag Early Career Superintendent Institute an Invaluable Resource for Individual, School District Growth

January 27, 2012

New Connecticut Regional School District 14 Superintendent Jody Goeler credits the Advanced Leadership Development Institute for Early Career Superintendents at the Neag School of Education with giving him not just the tools, support and opportunities needed to better manage the practical, day-to-day aspects of his job, but also to tackle the unavoidable sticky—and inevitably unexpected—situations. […]

Husky Sport Connects Hartford, Storrs

January 27, 2012

A program that pairs UConn students with schools in Hartford’s North End—using sports as common ground for learning—has instilled the importance of community service in every participant. Week after week since 2004, UConn students have spent time in Hartford through the Neag School of Education’s Husky Sport program. They work alongside nearly 30 community organizations, […]

Neag Student Learns First-hand About Service to the Community

November 29, 2011

During the spring semester of her freshman year, Neag School of Education student Sarah Harris enrolled in an interdisciplinary “service-learning” honors seminar focused on migrant workers in the state of Connecticut. The course, which examined the challenges faced by migrant workers and immigrants in the state, provided Harris and her classmates opportunities to listen to […]

Boldly Going into Middle School Science

November 29, 2011

Keith Sevigny, lover of science, got liftoff last summer for a team of 8th-grade students at Annie Fisher STEM Magnet School in Hartford. The boys landed their tiny science project on whether seeds will germinate in microgravity on the final mission of NASA’s Space Shuttle program in July. But the launching pad for Sevigny was […]