Undergraduate Student Life


Recent MIS Graduate Lands Dream Job at Sony Music

Maggie Quackenbush in the office during her first week at Sony Music. (Maggie Quackenbush)
Maggie Quackenbush in the office during her first week at Sony Music. (Maggie Quackenbush)

Maggie Quackenbush ’17 Joins New, Two-Year Rotational Program for Recent Graduates Interested in Information Systems and Technology

Maggie Quackenbush ’17 happily accepted a job at Sony Music because she can leverage her management information systems degree and learn something new every day. Continue Reading


UConn Accounting Student Awarded Scholarship

UConn Accounting Student Awarded Scholarship (CTCPA)
John Turgeon, a CPA and member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Educational Trust Fund, presents a $1,500 scholarship to University of Connecticut business student Madisyn Silva ’20 of Southbury. The Connecticut Rising Sophomore Accounting Scholarship is given each year to four outstanding students as part of the organization’s mission to help future CPAs. (CTCPA)

UConn Business School Makes Its Mark in Stamford

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.


Residential ‘Incubator’ for Business Students Offers Travel, Networking, Career Edge

Sophomores Jessenia Nieves, Joel Thomas and Zuanny Araujo all chose to live in the Business Connections Learning Community (BCLC) at UConn, which gives them numerous opportunities to jump-start their careers. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Sophomores Jessenia Nieves, Joel Thomas and Zuanny Araujo all chose to live in the Business Connections Learning Community (BCLC) at UConn, which gives them numerous opportunities to jump-start their careers. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Sophomore Jessenia ‘Jes’ Nieves has toured much of New England during her life, but longs to see the world beyond the USA.

This summer she had the chance to travel to Austria and Hungary with the Business Connections Learning Community, UConn’s dedicated residence and career incubator for select freshmen and sophomores pursuing business careers. Continue Reading



MEM Banquet 2017

UConn Management and Engineering for Manufacturing – On Monday April 3, 2017, MEM students, alumni, senior design sponsors, industrial advisory board members, faculty and staff celebrated the coming close of the school year at the annual MEM Banquet. Leo Veilleux, chief engineer at United Technologies Aerospace Systems, gave the keynote speech on his company’s many levels of engineering and their vision for the future.



Media Convention Joins Like-Minded Students

This past fall, I had the pleasure of attending the 2016 Associated Collegiate Press Media Convention in Washington, D.C. I, along with three other students, represented The Daily Campus newspaper in the four day convention. Journalism, communication and other media oriented college students flocked from all across the country to discuss and learn media technologies and practices.

As a young journalist and communication writer, I’ve met a lot of interesting people along the way. I’ve learned bits and pieces about dozens of professions and organizations. From 3D printing to student volunteer projects, I’ve learned a little about a lot. However, I’ve never had the pleasure of networking with so many individuals in my specific field. Continue Reading


How to Find On-Campus Job Opportunities and Internships as an International Student

Some friends of mine recently asked how I found on-campus positions and internships as an international student.  It took me a long conversation to explain how I found each opportunity, but I still think that I can go further to explain step-by-step for others who may be interested.Continue Reading