In describing the UConn School of Business at this moment, 76 years into its accomplished history, the word “engaged” captures the essence. Our students, faculty and staff are engaged with each other, with our alumni, with the corporate community and with the University.
The School’s growth has been extraordinary, both in terms of enrollment and creating and maintaining vibrant, effective and relevant academic programs. We are transforming the future—of our students, our state, our industries and our world. There is much to celebrate.
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?
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.
At the Academy of Business Research Conference in New Orleans on March 23-25, Nicole Jackson, Assistant Professor of Management, and Kevin McEvoy, Assistant Professor In-Residence of Marketing, earned a Best Session Presentation Award for their work titled, “Mindfulness, Marketing and Management – Is it all that?”Continue Reading
Seasoned Professors Take on New Roles in Accounting, Management
In their new roles as department heads in management and accounting, Professors Lucy Gilsonand 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
Human Resources Professionals Taking On Larger, More Strategic Roles, Professor Greg Reilly Tells CBIA Conference Members
The most sought-after human resources professionals today are full partners in the strategic leadership team, identifying weaknesses within an organization and hiring the right people to make a company more competitive and robust.
That was the insight that management professor Greg Reilly shared with 150 participants during the Connecticut Business & Industry Association’s (CBIA) Human Resources Conference. Reilly was the keynote speaker at last month’s event at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Cromwell.Continue Reading
UConn Today– UConn business professor Gary Powell, a specialist in the role of gender in the workplace, says people are not only influenced by their own sex – as defined by biology – in selecting the gender of a potential boss, but also by their own gender identification.
The Cornell HR Review is proud to announce its 6th Annual Student Essay Competition, sponsored by Shell, Dell and GE! They encourage submissions from all students pursuing a graduate or undergraduate HR-related degree—including labor relations, industrial/organizational psychology, and business.
Prizes for the competition are: $1000 for first place, $500 for second, and $250 for third. Winning essays will be published in the HR Review. Additionally, winners will be invited to attend the Cornell Human Capital Symposium in Fall 2015—an excellent opportunity to interact with some of the world’s top HR executives.
Essays must address one of three prompts and be between 1,000-1,600 words. All submissions are due by April 14, 2015.