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The University of Hartford is a private university located in West Hartford, Connecticut, and one of the top 200 institutions of higher education in the United States. The Hartt School, Hillyer College and Hartford Art School joined together and chartered the University of Hartford in 1957. Today, the school sits on 350 acres of land in a suburban setting. Its motto is “Ad humanitatem” or “To Humanity.” Notable alumni include baseball player Jeff Bagwell, actress Marin Ireland, singer-songwriter Javier Colon, singer Dionne Warwick, singer Jack Hardy, politician Richard Neal, U.S. Representative Mia Love, professional golfer Tim Petrovic and professor Seymour Itzkoff. The school’s colors are scarlet and white, its mascot is "Howie" the Hawk and its teams are nicknamed the Hawks. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division I – AEC, and the school has 17 varsity teams. Varsity sports offered by the University of Hartford include men’s baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, lacrosse, cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field, and women’s basketball, golf, cross country, volleyball, soccer, lacrosse, softball and indoor and outdoor track and field. Club sports include boxing, ice hockey, ultimate frisbee, yoga, paintball, men’s and women’s rugby, ski and snowboard, martial arts and men’s and women’s soccer.
West Hartford is an affluent suburb in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, 5 miles west of downtown Hartford. The population was 63,268 at the 2010 census.The town's popular downtown area is colloquially known as "West Hartford Center," or simply "The Center," and is centered on Farmington Avenue and South/North Main Street. West Hartford Center has been the community's main hub since the late 17th century. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, many to choose from
Greek Life:Important, more than 500 students participate in fraternities and sororities
Party Scene:Standard, mostly on the weekends