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Bon Voyage Wendi!

OECP Assistant Director Wendi Richardson retired from the University of Connecticut on June 23. She spent five years with OECP and twelve years total with the university. Wendi was in charge of enrichment programs and dual enrollment in the office. She is moving to Colorado with her husband and pets. The entire CETL department wishes her great adventures on this new […]

UConn ECE Hosts 7th Globalization Conference

This year’s globalization conference; Globalization & New Migration Patterns brought teams from eight Connecticut high schools to make presentations on the reasons and implications of migration throughout the world.  The event was held on April 17th at the Storrs Campus with each school representing a chosen country and presenting to the group how globalization not […]

UConn ECE Site Representative Conference Promotes Sharing Amongst Peers

The 2017 Site Representative Conference took place on Thursday, March 2nd with over 200 Site Representatives in attendance.  This year’s conference not only featured sessions on the nuts and bolts of the registration process, it also incorporated informative speakers on transitioning students to college. The day was book-ended with Katrina Higgins, Director of Advising at […]

The Development Plan

The audience was riveted. Our guest speaker for the October Political Science workshop, Professor Akhil Reed Amar, lit up the room with his conversation on the election. The last time the country was in a similar position was 1864, he said, when the election had the chance of pulling all four levers of government in […]

ECE Biology Summer Institute: 3D Investigation into Viruses

UConn Molecular and Cell Biology faculty and AET Labs collaborated on a 2-day event held June 27 & 28, 2016, on the UConn Storrs campus. Over the past decade, 3D printing has become a tool by which we can visualize biological complexes from the microscopic world face-to-face. Using these enlarged 3D models we facilitate a better exploration […]

153 New UCONN ECE Instructors in Storrs for Orientation

On Friday, June 3rd, 2016, UConn Early College Experience welcomed 153 newly certified ECE instructors from 92 CT high schools to campus for Orientation. The first part of the day focused on a general overview of the policies and procedures regarding the ECE Program and included interactive information sessions about the library and technology resources […]

2016 UConn ECE Globalization Conference

About the Conference2016 Grand Prize Winners – China from Greenwich High School April 6, 2016, UConn Stamford Campus UConn Early College Experience hosted the 6th UConn ECE Student Conference on Globalization: Globalization’s Effects on Public Health. UConn ECE classes, 120 students, and 40 guests and instructors came prepared to present and engage in debate and discussion […]

Annual Site Rep Conference is Largest Ever!

The annual UConn Early College Experience Site Representatives Conference, a meeting for guidance counselors and principals from UConn ECE high school partner high schools took place February 22, 2016, on the UConn Storrs Campus. Almost 230 individuals gathered to hear updates and news about the program and listen to keynote speaker, Betsy Cracco, Director, UConn […]