Undergraduate Programs


2017 ‘Legacy’ Students

Jeffrey Noonan, left, and Kavisha Thakkar have been selected as two of UConn’s Leadership Legacy scholars, an honor bestowed on the University’s most exceptional students, who have demonstrated leadership, personal accomplishment and academic excellence. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Jeffrey Noonan, left, and Kavisha Thakkar have been selected as two of UConn’s Leadership Legacy scholars, an honor bestowed on the University’s most exceptional students, who have demonstrated leadership, personal accomplishment and academic excellence. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Two Business Undergrads Honored as among University’s Most Promising

Kavisha Thakkar is planning a career as a physician, but is also pursuing a dual degree in accounting, so that she can better understand the healthcare-payment system and assist her future patients. Continue Reading


‘Just Go For It!’

When senior Andrew Carroll graduates in May, he will have completed a triple major, and his resume will include a semester of education abroad and additional world travel that gave him a new, bolder perspective. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
When senior Andrew Carroll graduates in May, he will have completed a triple major, and his resume will include a semester of education abroad and additional world travel that gave him a new, bolder perspective. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Three Majors, World Travel, Research Highlight Senior Andrew Carroll’s UConn Years

No regrets.

When he enrolled at UConn four years ago, Andrew Carroll ’17 didn’t know exactly what the future would offer, but he was determined to get the most out of his college experience.

When he graduates in May, he will have completed a triple major—in economics, psychology and management—and his resume will include a semester of education abroad and additional world travel that gave him a new, bolder perspective. Continue Reading


‘Doing Great Things’

Management student Alleya Jenkins '17 wants to incorporate community and giving back into her career. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Management student Alleya Jenkins ’17 wants to incorporate community and giving back into her career. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Management Senior Alleya Jenkins Envisions a People-Focused Business Career

For Alleya Jenkins ’17, helping others will never be an afterthought in her career, extracurricular activities or free time. Continue Reading


Internship Success Story: Jacqueline Ho

Jacqueline Ho is a senior Communication and Marketing major. She spent her summer as a Public Relations Intern at Eric Mower and Associates (EMA) in New York City. EMA is a full-service advertising and marketing agency and the New York City office specializes in public relations for the travel industry. Jacqueline called the NYC office in early May, inquiring if they were still hiring, and sent over her resume. Fortunately, they were still looking for one more intern to join the team over the summer! She completed an interview and a writing assignment before being offered the position. Continue Reading


Internship Success Story: Taylor Vanfleet

Taylor Vanfleet, a senior Finance major with a minor in Professional Sales Leadership, interned for Virtus Investment Partners over the summer with the internal sales desk. She obtained her sales internship by connecting with a company recruiter at the Sales Competition event in Fall 2015. The Sales Competition event is a class event open to students in MKTG 3452, Professional Selling, and MKTG 3454, Sales Management and Leadership. Continue Reading


Exploring All Avenues at UConn Finance Conference

Careers in investments, asset management, banking and prestigious Wall Street opportunities were the focus of the inaugural Finance Conference at the School of Business. (Joshua Weist/UConn School of Business)
Careers in investments, asset management, banking and prestigious Wall Street opportunities were the focus of the inaugural Finance Conference at the School of Business. (Joshua Weist/UConn School of Business)

Experts Encourage UConn Finance Students To Seek Jobs in Most Prestigious, Demanding Sectors

Careers in investments, asset management, banking and prestigious Wall Street opportunities were the focus of the inaugural Finance Conference at the School of Business.

“The conference continues the School of Business efforts to make a greater push to place students in more prestigious and demanding areas of the financial sector,” said Professor Larry Gramling, associate dean for undergraduate programs. Continue Reading


Internship Success Story: Claire Messina

Claire Messina, a junior Marketing major, worked for Liberty Mutual Insurance as a Sales Intern last summer. As a member of Pi Sigma Epsilon, Claire had the opportunity to network with representatives from Liberty Mutual at a golf outing event hosted by the fraternity. She connected with one of the representatives at the event and through him, was introduced to a campus recruiter. Continue Reading


Internship Success Story: Cameron Miller

Cameron Miller, a senior Marketing Major with a DMA concentration and a Communication minor, was the Primary Marketing Research intern for Travelers’ Enterprise Market Research team this summer. He learned of the opportunity through an email sent from the Marketing Department and reached out to the Human Resources contact provided. The contact got him started with the interview process and Cameron was eventually offered the position. Continue Reading


A Whirlwind Autumn

Freshman Megan Go pictured with older brother Timothy, who has inspired her intended career path. (Megan Go)
Freshman Megan Go pictured with older brother Timothy, who has inspired her intended career path. (Megan Go)

Freshman Megan Go Gains U.S. Citizenship, Settles into College, Casts Ballot for President—All in Same Semester

This autumn has been a season of important first-time events for freshman Megan Go.

Not only did she conquer the adjustment to college life, but the prospective business major and Business Connections Learning Community member also prepared to become a U.S. citizen. Continue Reading