Expert Advice: “Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable”
Jeffrey Hudson Jr. ’07 MBA, the co-founder of One Light Research, a media and operations advisory firm dedicated to setting strategy and growth for Fortune 500 clients, had three key pieces of advice for UConn graduate students: Continue Reading
Business Alumni Overjoyed with Direction of Stamford Campus; Opening of New Residence Hall
Pengfei Yang ’15 MSBAPM is several years into a great career as a senior business analyst at Charter Communications, but on Aug. 17 he longed to be a UConn student again.
Yang was among 75 School of Business alumni gathered at a rooftop reception celebrating the opening of the first residence hall to serve the Stamford campus, located at 900 Washington Boulevard in the heart of downtown. Continue Reading
Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley Tells Risk Executives That America Always Withstands Challenges, Divisions
Take a collective deep breath, Americans.
As a nation, we will survive these turbulent, highly charged political times, much as we have throughout the rocky course of our history, said Douglas Brinkley, the CNN presidential historian and a professor of history at Rice University. Continue Reading
Stamford Advocate – The University of Connecticut’s downtown hub stands about 100 miles from its main campus. But it is no distant outpost.
UConn’s business school exemplifies the increasing prominence of the university in Stamford. Enrollment is growing and a major conference held last week reflects university officials’ view of the Stamford campus as an equal to the one in Storrs.
Stamford Advocate – United States of America Inc. last year made its riskiest hire to date when its shareholders chose a new chief executive, according to a knowledgeable observer of the enterprise.
In the keynote speech Wednesday at the University of Connecticut’s Risk Management Conference at the Crowne Plaza hotel, presidential historian and author Douglas Brinkley assessed the rise and prospects of President Donald Trump and compared the current commander-in-chief’s challenges to those of his predecessors.
Westfair Communications – Creating, maintaining and transforming a company’s culture emerged as the main theme at the annual CEO Evolution, held June 14 in the GenRe Auditorium at the University of Connecticut School of Business in Stamford.
American Towns.Com – Four Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) in the Greater Hartford region were recognized today for their commitment to excellence at the 2017 ‘CFO of the Year’ awards luncheon at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn.
American Towns.com – Four Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) in the Greater Hartford region were recognized today for their commitment to excellence at the 2017 ‘CFO of the Year’ awards luncheon at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn.