UConn Stamford recognized for its ‘successful and innovative approach’ during pandemic

The UConn Stamford chapter was honored Saturday for how they approached learning during COVID.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal was on hand and recognized the school for never skipping a beat while dealing with the harrowing public health crisis.
Blumenthal said UConn Stamford took “a pioneering technical approach to distance and hybrid learning.”
"At a time of supreme challenge, UConn has really distinguished itself in adversity and provided a lot of support for students, for the community," added Blumenthal.
He also credited the university with working hard to address the social and emotional needs of students during one of the most traumatic periods in history.
"We're incredibly grateful for the support of the city of Stamford and Fairfield County and the areas around here -- they've been incredibly supportive and willing to work with us to meet the needs, to keep delivering quality education for our students," said Campus director David Souder.
Souder also received the biggest praise from Blumenthal, being dubbed “an academic visionary who helped create a world-class model for managing academic challenges during a public health crisis.”