Author: Sara Putnam

Waltz Family Scholarship makes the difference that allows students to complete their degrees

After watching a 60 Minutes segment on the financial difficulties some students face in completing their degrees, David and Theresa Waltz created the Waltz Family Difference Maker Scholarship to help such students in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources. In this video, Cecilia Lopez, a senior majoring in nutritional sciences, Olivia Watts, a […]

Image of the week

Senior students from the community planning class led by Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture Sohyun Park have been working on a service-learning project to design a senior citizen park in Tolland on fourteen acres land donated to the town in 2000. On October 18, they had a public workshop/design charrette to meet with community members […]

Meet undergraduate student Moises Hernandez-Rivera

Moises Hernandez-Rivera was horrified to learn of the devastation in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, particularly in the rural farming section of the Island where his grandmother lives. He would love to one day help design environmentally sustainable farm systems in that area. As a landscape architecture major, he is interested in starting a business […]

Meet undergraduate student Erin Flajnik

As a college student, Massachusetts native Erin Flajnik knew she was interested in a medical field. Her sports background led her to exercise science, ultimately choosing physical therapy as a career. She hopes to work in the medical community surrounding Boston and plans to specialize in pediatric physical therapy. Read more about Erin’s experiences as […]