University of Connecticut

1941-2016: School of Business Celebrates 75th Anniversary

1941-2016

School of Business Celebrates 75th Anniversary

If Laurence J. Ackerman, the first dean of the UConn School of Business, could see how the small program he created has grown into an educational powerhouse, no doubt he would be pleased.

The School, then known as the School of Business Administration, started in 1940-1941 with fewer than three dozen students. Its formation was nestled between two seismic events in American history:  The Great Depression and the beginning of U.S. involvement in World War II.

Tulane President Stood Up to Hurricane Katrina—and Won

When Tulane University President Scott Cowen bid farewell to the Class of 2005, he had no idea that in just four months, everything the then-171-year-old university embodied would be in jeopardy. “I don’t think I’m up to the task,” Cowen recalls telling his wife, Marjorie, in a discussion about rebuilding the university just a week after the disaster. “I don’t know where to begin.”

This article is part of a series of stories highlighting the UConn School of Business 75th anniversary.

Tulane President Stood Up to Hurricane Katrina—and Won

 

John Mathieu Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

John Mathieu Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

What's the Big Idea? Six Finalists from UConn's 'Innovation Quest' Impress Angel Investors

Six Finalists from UConn's 'Innovation Quest' Impress Angel Investors

Research Finds That When Top Executives Divide Responsibilities, Companies Fare Better

Research Finds That When Top Executives Divide Responsibilities, Companies Fare Better

A New Perspective: A Week in South Africa Proves Life-Altering for EMBA Students

A New Perspective: A Week in South Africa Proves Life-Altering for EMBA Students

A Sea-Shanty or Two: Professor DeAngelis Uses Pop Culture, Creativity to Engage Students

A Sea-Shanty or Two: Professor DeAngelis Uses Pop Culture, Creativity to Engage Students

Broadening Their Horizons: Students Give High Grades to Summer Business Certificate Program

Broadening Their Horizons: Students Give High Grades to Summer Business Certificate Program

 

Women in the Corporate Boardroom

Women in the Corporate Boardroom
September 16
Hartford, Connecticut

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Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum
September 18
Stamford, Connecticut

 

Undergraduate Career ExpoUndergraduate Business Career Exo
September 18
Storrs, Connecticut