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UConn B-School to Host Free Breakfast Seminar Feb. 24 – Long-term Thinking in a Short-term World

The University of Connecticut School of Business will offer a free breakfast seminar for the business community titled, “Long-term Thinking in a Short-term World,’’ from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. February 24 at the Graduate Business Learning Center, 100 Constitution Plaza, downtown Hartford.Continue Reading


These Women Mean Business

Nearly 400 participate in Connecticut’s women’s entrepreneurship conference seeking to gain business development, leadership expertise

This article first appeared in the UConn Business magazine, Volume 4, Issue 1 (Winter 2014)

When Jennifer Mastriano‘s in-laws founded MGM Carting and Recycling 20 years ago, friendly and reliable service was the bedrock of their North Haven business.

Today it still is. Continue Reading


Business Briefs (Winter 2014)

This article first appeared in the UConn Business magazine, Volume 4, Issue 1 (Winter 2014)

Faculty & Staff

Sulin Ba, professor of OPIM, was named associate dean of academic and research support.

Business Law faculty Gerlinde Berger-Walliser, Robert Bird, Vincent Carrafiello, Mark DeAngelis, Karla Fox (emeritus), Stephen Park and Mark Spurling participated in the 88th annual Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) conference, held in Boston, Massachusetts.Continue Reading


Message from the Dean (Winter 2014)

This article first appeared in the UConn Business magazine, Volume 4, Issue 1 (Winter 2014)

The entrepreneurial spirit has always been a part of the fabric of the State of Connecticut. We are, after all, home to the first hamburger, the original lobster roll, the Wiffle Ball and the Frisbee, the sewing machine and color TV. More recently, Connecticut innovators created the first nuclear submarine and the first artificial heart. Continue Reading


Women’s Entrepreneurship Conference in Stamford Jam-Packed with Advice, Perspective, Humor

Push yourself out of your comfort zone, don’t be afraid of spreadsheets, never let your professional network grow cold, and don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t succeed.

That was some of the advice that close to 400 women entrepreneurs and executives heard during the second annual, sold-out, Connecticut Celebrates Women Entrepreneurs conference Sept. 19 at the UConn Stamford campus. Continue Reading


Second Annual UConn School of Business Conference to “Celebrate Women Entrepreneurs” in Connecticut

Stamford, Conn. – Connecticut’s second annual statewide conference celebrating and supporting women entrepreneurs* will be held Friday, September 19, 2014, at 8:30 a.m., at UConn’s Stamford campus. Similar to last year, this event is sure to sell out and keynote speakers include: Continue Reading


Special Guest Speaker During ACCT 5505

The online MS in Accounting Program held its four day in-residence class, Acct 5505, from May 19-22, welcoming 100 new students to UConn. One highlight from the week was a speech from our welcome dinner’s keynote speaker, MSA alum, Ann Kummer. Ms. Kummer is a tax manager at Kirshon & Company, P.C., a firm located in Poughkeepsie, NY, and serving the Hudson Valley. She has nearly two decades of experience in public accounting and expertise in tax compliance matters including tax preparation and representation for high net-worth individuals, trusts and estates, partnerships, and corporations. Continue Reading


U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey to Headline Auriemma UConn Leadership Conf.

Martin DempseyStorrs, Conn.  – The nation’s highest-ranking military officer will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference, Oct. 22 to 23 at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut.

U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey is scheduled to address conference attendees on the first day of the event. Coming on the heels of Geno Auriemma‘s 9th NCAA National Basketball Championship, this conference will focus on Leading for Innovation and Change.Continue Reading


2nd Annual Connecticut Risk Management Conference: Aligning Risk Management with Strategy

The second annual Connecticut Risk Management Conference will be hosted by the UConn School of Business at the Stamford Marriott in Stamford, Connecticut on November 14, 2013. This year’s conference, Aligning Risk Management with Strategy, has been designed to bring together professionals engaged in risk management, senior management, and regulators, as well as faculty members and students in UConn’s MS in Financial Risk Management (MSFRM)* program. Continue Reading


2013 Risk Management Conference

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Thursday, November 14, 2013
7:30 AM – 4:45 PM

Marriott Downtown
243 Tresser Boulevard
Stamford, Connecticut

Join us at the second annual Connecticut Risk Management Conference which has been designed to align risk management with strategy. This conference will bring together professionals engaged in risk management, senior management, and regulators, as well as faculty members and students in UConn’s MS in Financial Risk Management (MSFRM) Program. Continue Reading