Diversity


Lucy Gilson: The Impact of Gender in Academia and Professional Life

Best Work Best Life– Dr. Lucy Gilson, Professor and Management Department Head at University of Connecticut’s School of Business, and the Director of the Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference, joins Kathy and Mo in a fascinating discussion about the impact of gender on the roles women and men play in academia and also the choices they make both personally and professionally. Dr. Gilson shares her keen perspectives as an educator, a leader and a researcher, revealing underlying patterns and trends that unconsciously shape both men and women in their career directions and their futures. (And don’t miss what her 14-year-old son shares as his top tips for a successful life!).



Time to Flex

Giving Workers More Control of Their Time May Be Good for All

Rep-Am.com – When she first began working there 15 years ago, Beekley Corp. in Bristol was a fairly traditional company. “We were of the mind that everybody needed to be here, 9 to 5,” said Maureen O. Gallo, vice president of human assets and operational excellence at the medical supply company. But when the company began asking its employees what it could do to make them perform at their highest level, one fact was clear: They wanted flexibility.


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Alumna Named Ninth Hispanic-American Dean

Quinnipiac University Chair of Management Named New Dean of SUNY Plattsburgh’s School of Business and Economics – Becomes Ninth Hispanic-American Dean of U.S. Business Schools

Hartford Courant – The Ph.D. Project, an award-winning program to create a more diverse corporate America, is proud to announce that Project participant,  Dr. Rowena Ortiz-Walters ’96 (CLAS), ’05 Ph.D. has been appointed Dean of SUNY Plattsburgh’s School of Business and Economics.


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