Author: Claire Galvin


Business Fundamentals: Gateway to a Business Minor

The seven-week UConn Business Fundamentals Program runs from May 8 to June 29. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)
The seven-week UConn Business Fundamentals Program runs from May 8 to June 29. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

For the third year in a row, the School of Business is offering a 10-credit summer business program for undergraduate, non-business majors who want to gain valuable business knowledge and expand their marketability. Continue Reading


Leadership: 3 Tips for Students

School of Business alumnus Joseph Briody '86, UConn's associate director for leadership development. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
School of Business alumnus Joseph Briody ’86, UConn’s associate director for leadership development. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Associate Director for Leadership Development Offers Students Three Tips to Maximize Their Potential

“Great ideas and innovations come from people who ask: what if we do it a different way?”

Joseph Briody ’86, UConn’s associate director for leadership development, still uses the background knowledge and skills that his accounting education gave him, but in non-financial ways. Continue Reading


‘Doing Great Things’

Management student Alleya Jenkins '17 wants to incorporate community and giving back into her career. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Management student Alleya Jenkins ’17 wants to incorporate community and giving back into her career. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Management Senior Alleya Jenkins Envisions a People-Focused Business Career

For Alleya Jenkins ’17, helping others will never be an afterthought in her career, extracurricular activities or free time. Continue Reading




A Whirlwind Autumn

Freshman Megan Go pictured with older brother Timothy, who has inspired her intended career path. (Megan Go)
Freshman Megan Go pictured with older brother Timothy, who has inspired her intended career path. (Megan Go)

Freshman Megan Go Gains U.S. Citizenship, Settles into College, Casts Ballot for President—All in Same Semester

This autumn has been a season of important first-time events for freshman Megan Go.

Not only did she conquer the adjustment to college life, but the prospective business major and Business Connections Learning Community member also prepared to become a U.S. citizen. Continue Reading




Printing New Ideas: OPIM Workshops Offer New Technology

Jonathan Moore (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Jonathan Moore (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Although 3D printing has been around for a few years, its potential capabilities continue to amaze academics and consumers alike. Jonathan Moore, an instructor-in-residence in the department of Operations and Information Management (OPIM) said the use of 3D printers to print prosthetics, at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods, continues to impress him.Continue Reading


Teaming Up

McEvoy and Jackson Earn Best Presentation Award

At the Academy of Business Research Conference in New Orleans on March 23-25, Nicole Jackson, Assistant Professor of Management, and Kevin McEvoy, Assistant Professor In-Residence of Marketing, earned a Best Session Presentation Award for their work titled, “Mindfulness, Marketing and Management – Is it all that?”Continue Reading