Pursuing Your MBA Could Be A Matter Of Looking Out Your Window…

HYPE Blog– Master degrees in Business Administration (MBAs) seem like they’re a dime a dozen. And if you look at any compiled list of colleges and universities that offer MBAs, it certainly looks like it. But there are a small number of schools that can boast their MBA return on investment (ROI) are “among the best in the country with affordable tuition and competitive base salaries”. Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could say you got your MBA from a school that ranks in the top 25 public universities by US News, or in the top 100 MBA programs by the Financial Times, or in the top schools by Forbes Magazine and Business Week?

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Matt Fleury '07 EMBA, Connecticut Science Center CEO and chairman, Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Matt Fleury ’07 EMBA, Connecticut Science Center CEO and chairman, Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

‘You Can See People Enjoy What You’ve Created’ Says Matt Fleury, CEO of CT Science Center

You can hardly blame Matt Fleury ’07 EMBA for wishing it would rain.

The president and CEO of the popular Connecticut Science Center in Hartford knows that rainy days create skyrocketing attendance. On warm, sunny days, families head to the beach or to pick apples.

On a quick walk through the Science Center, which draws some 300,000 visitors annually, Fleury’s eyes light up as he shows off his favorite exhibits: Continue Reading

Rapid Growth Means UConn Won’t Consolidate Business School With Downtown Campus

Hartford Courant – The University of Connecticut will not consolidate its graduate business school in the city because the school’s enrollment is growing too rapidly to fit into the university’s new downtown campus.

AACSB International Extends Global Business or Accounting Accreditation For More Than Sixty Schools, Across Eleven Countries

AACSB International – AACSB International announced today that 64 business schools have extended their accreditation in business, and 24 schools have extended their accreditation in accounting.

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Executive MBA Grads Reconnect at Hartford Event, Say UConn Education Bolstered Their Careers

Joe Connolly ’06 MBA, the vice president of administration and chief experience officer at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, earned an MBA degree through UConn’s Executive MBA (EMBA) Program because he thought greater financial knowledge would enhance his career. It did.Continue Reading

New Leadership Is ‘UConn Strong’

George Plesko, Lucy Gilson
George Plesko and Lucy Gilson (Melissa Ferrigno/UConn School of Business)

Seasoned Professors Take on New Roles in Accounting, Management

In their new roles as department heads in management and accounting, Professors Lucy Gilson and George Plesko say they plan to build on their departments’ traditions of success while expanding partnerships within and beyond UConn.

“I am honored to take the helm of the management department and humbled by the trust that my colleagues have placed in me,” Gilson said. “This is a fantastic department with some of the most productive scholars at the University and some of the finest teachers. Over 70 percent of our faculty received letters from the Provost praising them on their teaching excellence.”Continue Reading