Eli Wolff co-authors a piece in The Conversation that addresses five questions about the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and how it responds to human rights and other issues.
Author: Stefanie Dion Jones
AUDIO: Celebrating 50 Years of PRLACC
The UConn 360 podcast features alumna Fany Hannon, director of the Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center.
Open Choice Expansion Is Hobbled by Suburban Buy-In
Professor Casey Cobb and alumna Christine Carver are quoted in a CT Examiner story about the expansion of a program that allows urban students in Connecticut towns Danbury and Norwalk to attend suburban schools in Fairfield County.
5 Questions America Needs to Ask About Athletic Activism
Eli Wolff answers questions about athletic activism in UConn Today as the 2022 Winter Olympics begin.
Announcing the 2022 Neag School Alumni Awards Honorees
The Neag School has announced its 2022 Alumni Award winners. Read about the honorees, including those who have degrees from the Department of Educational Leadership.
Neag School Names Recipients of 2022 Alumni Board Scholarship
The Neag School has named two doctoral students in the Department of Educational Leadership as 2022 Alumni Board Scholarship recipients. Read more about the recipients.
More Than Masks and Critical Race Theory
Running a school district is about much more than any single hot-button issue, says Casey Cobb. In this piece for The Conversation, he covers three actions that future school board candidates should be prepared to take before they run.
10 Questions: From Jonathan the Mascot to Student Affairs Leader
As UConn’s assistant vice president for student affairs and executive director of student activities, Joseph P. Briody ’86 (BUS), ’95 MA, ’96 Ph.D. is a Husky through and through.
From graduating with a bachelor’s in accounting to attaining his master’s in education and his doctorate in higher education administration, Briody shaped his career through an extensive academic career, paired with professional roles in accounting and nonprofit organizations — not to mention his earliest professional experience: dressing as UConn’s quintessential Husky mascot, Jonathan.
He was also instrumental in the mascot makeover, and two generations of Briodys have donned the costume. Here, he explores the factors that fueled his academic decisions, the responsibilities and accomplishments of his current position, as well as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on his position. Check out the Q&A with Briody.
Alumna Publishes Children’s Book on Socio-Emotional Learning
These past two years have posed a particular set of challenges for educators around the world. Not only were teachers forced to navigate a pandemic, but they also had to adapt quickly to a brand-new, online format of learning. Agnieszka Petlik ’16 6th Year, a kindergarten teacher in Simsbury, Connecticut, and graduate of the Neag School’s UConn Administrator Preparation Program (UCAPP), knows this transition all too well. Read the story.
In Memoriam: Dean Emeritus Mark Shibles
Mark R. Shibles of Wilton, Maine, a former dean and professor emeritus of the Neag School of Education, was a highly respected scholar and leader in educational leadership and policy. With his passing on Aug. 24, 2021, at 83, the Neag School honors Shibles’ impact and his legacy. Read the tribute.