An Exceptional Business Education

The School of Business is experiencing substantial and exciting growth. Our undergraduate majors are ‘red hot’ because they offer the ideal combination of intellectual challenge, career potential and financial reward. Our undergraduate enrollment is up 36 percent since 2012. Continue Reading

Advice for the Class of 2017

Bo Ni '17 (BUS) poses for a photo with the husky statue following the School of Business Commencement ceremony on May 7, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)
Bo Ni ’17 (BUS) poses for a photo with the husky statue following the School of Business Commencement ceremony on May 7, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

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

Pushing the Knowledge Frontier

Professor James Marsden (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Professor James Marsden (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Professor Marsden Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Information Systems

OPIM professor James Marsden, a 24-year School of Business faculty member, has received an international, lifetime achievement award for his contributions to the field of information systems. Continue Reading

Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security Courses Offered

TakeDownCon | EC Council Event | June 2016

UConn School of Business and EC-Council Partner To Train, Certify Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts

The University of Connecticut School of Business has partnered with the EC-Council Foundation to offer three distinctive courses for information technology experts who want to be certified in the high-demand field of cybersecurity.Continue Reading

Got Coffee? UConn Students Compete in Sales Competition

Winning team members celebrate with the judging panel. (UConn School of Business)

On March 2, Junto Coffee—a fictitious coffee company represented by eight teams of UConn students—presented sales proposals to a panel of Altria Case Competition judges for the purchase of state-of-the-art coffee machines. Each student team spent two weeks honing their teamwork and sales skills by creating a business plan designed to close a sale to a large retail chain.Continue Reading

Play Ball, Cancer Survivor!

Ryan Radue (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Ryan Radue ’15, who was able to complete his undergraduate degree in accounting, with a certificate in management information systems a semester early. Then he started his master’s degree in accounting—all while undergoing six brutal rounds of inpatient chemotherapy. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

UConn Baseball Pitcher/Grad Student Ryan Radue Didn’t Let Cancer Call the Play

On the baseball mound, UConn pitcher Ryan Radue can strike out his fiercest opponent with the combination of a steely gaze, a powerful right arm and a sizzling fastball.

If only cancer were that vulnerable.

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Four Internships, Three Research Jobs, and Two Majors

Katie Cavanaugh
Katie Cavanaugh (Christine Buckley/UConn CLAS)

Scholarship Allows Student to Stretch Academically

Katie Cavanaugh ’17 only just started her junior year, but she has already done four internships and held three research positions. Oh, and she’s double majoring in political science and management information systems.

Cavanaugh has never held back academically. She is grateful for the scholarships she has gotten from UConn because they have allowed her to stretch.

“What the scholarships say to me is ‘we want you to focus 100 percent on yourself as a student and, really, as a professional,'” she says.

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