The University of Hartford is a private, independent, nonsectarian, coeducational university located mostly in West Hartford, Connecticut. Its 350-acre main campus touches portions of three municipalities: Bloomfield, Hartford, and West Hartford. The university attracts students from 48 states and 43 countries. The Hawks are a part of the American East Conference and compete in every sport from Baseball to Football to Men and Womenâs Lacrosse to Volleyball. The Hartford Hawksâ Mascot is Howie. Howie, The University of Hartfordâs official mascot, is in his 64th season as a Spirit Leader and Goodwill Ambassador for the University of Hartford. Howie is well known among the University of Hartford community and fans, and has been known for his On Court Antics during Basketball Games. Everybody knows that when one becomes attached to a University, whether it be an Alma Mater or from simply growing up around the School, their loyalty and fandom runs deep. Keep the traditions of your Fanhood for the Hartford Hawks (and Howie) going by getting this pack of two infant Red and Black Hartford Baby Socks for infants, for your own little Howie. 52% cotton, 25% Acrylic ,8% Lycra, 11% Nylon and 4% Elastic so these socks will stretch to fit, not permanently stretch out and not shrink in the wash.