Category: Students


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

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 […]


Neag’s Doctoral Program in Kinesiology Again Ranked No. 1

November 15, 2010

The Department of Kinesiology in the Neag School of Education has received one of the highest honors in its field. For the second consecutive time, the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK) has ranked the doctoral program in Kinesiology No. 1 in the U.S. The No. 1 ranking stands for five years. “We are extremely proud […]


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,” […]


Scholarships Go to 170 Neag Students

August 24, 2010

Scholarships were bestowed on students who have excelled in the arenas of special needs, physical therapy, educational leadership and a host of other specialties at the Neag School of Education’s 16th Annual Honors Celebration in April. “Over the past 16 years, this event has grown from a small, lunchtime reception in the faculty lounge, to […]


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 […]


A Higher Ed Guide for Students with Disabilities

June 1, 2010

It will come as no surprise to any college student (or parent of one) that achieving success in higher education starts with the right preparation during the K-12 years. But for students with disabilities, postsecondary education presents an additional set of challenges, though they too can be met with the right strategies in place. In […]