Month: April 2015

Class of 2016 HESA Assessment Day – April 30, 2015

HESA Assessment Presentations 2015

To anyone in the Storrs area (or those willing to visit our campus):

UConn HESA would like to cordially invite you to the HESA 2016 Cohort Assessment Day. Please join us on Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 9am-3pm in the Student Union room 304B. The cohort conducted four assessment projects aiming to understand student learning through various forms of outreach and engagement. The four teams will be presenting their findings on these year-long projects sponsored by campus partners. The agenda is as follows:

9-9:15am- Welcome and Overview
9:15-10:15am- Presentation #1: Husky Sport
10:30-11:30am- Presentation #2: La Comunidad Intelectual
11:30am-12:30pm- Lunch Break
12:30-1:30pm- Presentation #3: KUBE
1:45-2:45pm- Presentation#4: Education Abroad
2:45-3:00pm- Closing Remarks

Light refreshments will also be served. We hope you are able to join us!

Faculty Member Dr. Elizabeth Cracco Assumes Role as Interim Director of Student Health Services

Elizabeth Cracco on Nov. 13, 2014. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Cracco, who currently co-instructs a college student development course for the HESA program and serves as the Director of Counseling and Mental Health Services at UConn, has agreed to serve as the Interim Director of Student Health Services after the retirement of the current director Michael Kurland.

Dr. Cracco’s ability to support students in a variety of settings and roles serves as a model for members of the campus community to strive towards, and her dedication to the general student welfare is inspiring. The HESA program and the university community at large congratulate Dr. Cracco on this new role, and wish her luck in the coming months!

Cabrera (’16) and Cameron (’16) to Present at New England Latino Student Leadership Conference

Virginia CabreraLouis Cameron

Virginia Cabrera (HESA Class of 2016) and Louis Cameron (HESA Class of 2016) were recently accepted to present at the New England Latino Student Leadership Conference (NELSLC) at Dartmouth College.

The pair of first year students will present a session titled, “Ethical Decision-Making in Student Leadership.” Virginia and Louis’ presentation will be part of the larger NELSLC program from April 24-25, 2015 at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH.


Congratulations to both Virginia and Louis, and we wish you luck in your preparation!