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James Walton Attends UHart/Montessori Training Center Event


Posted 10/13/2017
Submitted by Mildred McNeill
Category: Campus Announcements, Student Announcements
James Walton, whose Walton Family Foundation Fund awarded $4.8 million to the University, addresses attendees at the open house.

James Walton, whose Walton Family Foundation Fund awarded $4.8 million to the University, addresses attendees at the open house.

(l) Paige Bray, associate professor of early childhood education and (r) Tim Nee, director of the Montessori Training Center Northeast introduce James Walton.

(l) Paige Bray, associate professor of early childhood education and (r) Tim Nee, director of the Montessori Training Center Northeast introduce James Walton.

Fred Sweitzer, Interim Provost, praises the three-way partnership of UHart, the Montessori Training Center Northeast and the James Walton Fund.

Fred Sweitzer, Interim Provost, praises the three-way partnership of UHart, the Montessori Training Center Northeast and the James Walton Fund.

The decade-long partnership between the University and the Montessori Training Center Northeast was celebrated with an Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the newly renovated Butterworth Hall on the Asylum Avenue campus. A special guest was James Walton whose fund recently granted $4.8 million to establish an undergraduate Montessori education program at UHart, making the James Walton Fund the third partner. Read more here.

James Walton, whose Walton Family Foundation Fund awarded $4.8 million to the University, addresses attendees at the open house.

James Walton, whose Walton Family Foundation Fund awarded $4.8 million to the University, addresses attendees at the open house.

(l) Paige Bray, associate professor of early childhood education and (r) Tim Nee, director of the Montessori Training Center Northeast introduce James Walton.

(l) Paige Bray, associate professor of early childhood education and (r) Tim Nee, director of the Montessori Training Center Northeast introduce James Walton.

Fred Sweitzer, Interim Provost, praises the three-way partnership of UHart, the Montessori Training Center Northeast and the James Walton Fund.

Fred Sweitzer, Interim Provost, praises the three-way partnership of UHart, the Montessori Training Center Northeast and the James Walton Fund.