UConn Huskies – Sophomore women’s track and field star Susan Aneno’s cross-country trip this week to Eugene, Ore. and the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be her latest adventure in what has been an eventful two years.
The beautifully manicured home of Professor Emeritus Harry, and wife Lynn Johnson, was the setting for our Spring 2017 Distinguished Retirees Event in Storrs, Conn. The scent of peonies in the garden and fine cuisine produced by University Catering greeted the guests on a warm May 17th. The 22 attendees were greeted by Dean John Elliott under whose leadership the retirees’ get-togethers have developed. Continue Reading
The Third Annual Risk Management Academic Conference succeeded in its mission to bring together top academic researchers on the frontier of risk management and investments. Continue Reading
Arrive Early, Stay Late, Put in the Effort to Succeed, Says Commencement Speaker Doug Elliot, President of The Hartford
In a commencement speech laced with solid career advice about hard work and attaining career success, Doug Elliot ’82 mentioned that his life did benefit from a touch of serendipity. Continue Reading
VITA Volunteers Eliminate Frustration, Expense of Taxes
Yvette Eley, a native of the United Kingdom, had to file U.S. taxes for the first time this year and just the thought of it was daunting.
Eley, a post-doctoral fellow in geosciences, turned to UConn’s Voluntary Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), which helped her prepare her return for free. Adjunct faculty member Leanne Adams spearheads the program. Continue Reading
As this year’s graduating seniors prepare for their careers, we asked a few School of Business students to reflect on their time spent at the University of Connecticut.
Each with different stories, memories and struggles to share, this year’s graduating class is as unique as they are impressive. Continue Reading
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