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Torrington campus to celebrate anniversary with week of special events
September 29, 1997

The Mayor of Torrington, Jan Gryniuk, has proclaimed the week beginning October 6 UConn-Torrington week.

Campus director Adriane Lyon also has announced a series of events for the week that will extend the academic, social and cultural offerings of the campus to residents of Litchfield County.

The year 1997 is the 40th anniversary of UConn classes being offered at Torrington High School. During UConn-Torrington week, classes at the Torrington campus will be open to the public. A schedule of courses can be obtained by calling (860) 626-6800.

Also in connection with the week, the Northwest Hills chapter of the Alumni Association has established a scholarship honoring Marvin "Muff" Maskovsky, '52, superintendent of schools in Region I, for his role as an educator and civic leader. The scholarship will be awarded to a UConn student attending the Torrington campus.

Events for the week include:

Monday, Oct. 6 - Opening reception for an art exhibit, Bramble, Bramble, and Calabrese. Pamela Bramble is a professor of art at the Torrington campus. She and her husband, painter Frank Bramble, are both UConn alums. Dan Calabrese is a retired professor of art at the Torrington campus. The reception will be held from 6-7 p.m. in the campus foyer.

Tuesday, October 7 - Dinner sponsored by the Northwest Hills UConn Alumni Association, in honor of Marvin "Muff" Maskovsky at the Torrington County Club. Jim Calhoun, coach of the men's basketball team, and Pat Sheehan, '67, Fox 61 news anchor, will be the speakers. Tickets can be purchased by calling Susan Cramer at (860) 489-8817.

Wednesday, October 8 - Voter registration sessions, with Kevin Sullivan, a justice of the peace and a graduate of the BGS program in Torrington, will be held in the main lobby of the campus from 5-6 p.m.

Wednesday, October 8 - Open Mike Coffee House, hosted by the Associated Student Government. Poets, musicians, comedians and others are welcome to perform. The event will be held in the cafeteria, starting at 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 9 - Concert sponsored by the Associated Student Government in the campus auditorium, starting at 8:30 p.m.

With the exception of the dinner, admission to all events is free and open to the public.