Corporate Social Responsibility


‘Always Think About the Common Good’

The April 10 NetImpact program, titled, "Careers for the Common Good: The Value of Sustainability in Business" featured panelists Rene O. Deida, Susan Rochford, Sara Bronin, Benjamin Simmons-Telep, and Daryl Shore (Zack Wussow)
The April 10 Net Impact program, titled, “Careers for the Common Good: The Value of Sustainability in Business” featured panelists Rene O. Deida, Susan Rochford, Sara Bronin, Benjamin Simmons-Telep, and Daryl Shore. (Zack Wussow)

Personal Story of Overcoming Homelessness Adds Powerful Dimension to Net Impact Panel Discussion

Daryl Shore‘s personal story silenced the crowd at the inaugural meeting of the new UConn graduate students’ Net Impact chapter, an organization of people eager to make a positive change in the environment and the world. Continue Reading


UConn Senior Margo Bailey Awarded Fulbright

Margo Bailey, a senior honors student majoring in marketing, is the sole recipient of the competitive Fulbright Scholarship to earn a master's degree in management at IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Margo Bailey, a senior honors student majoring in marketing, is the sole recipient of the competitive Fulbright Scholarship to earn a master’s degree in management at IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Bailey Plans Career Helping Kids Appreciate Foreign Languages, Cultures, People

How do you top a college career that includes two study-abroad trips, internships at international companies, and a three-part honors thesis exploring bilingual advertising and the toy industry?

Margo Bailey, a senior honors student majoring in marketing, did it by earning a Fulbright Scholarship. 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


Corporate Social Responsibility Research in Marketing

2016 Voya Financial Colloquium

Each year the Voya Financial Fund supports the marketing department by inviting marketing experts from around the globe to speak regarding advancements in the world of marketing.  This year’s Voya Financial Colloquium was centered on Corporate Social Responsibility Research in Marketing. On April 8, four distinguished scholars from three different countries gathered at UConn to speak to the marketing and business law faculty and doctoral students about their most recent findings and exciting futures of corporate responsibility marketing. Find more about their speeches below. Continue Reading


Graduate Profile: Alexandra Wilds ’16

Alexandra Wilds (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Alexandra Wilds (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Alexandra Wilds: Management
The Quest for Quality Health Care Worldwide is This Graduate’s Career Focus

“I know you’re all here to make money,” said the business professor teaching an introductory course at the university that Alexandra Wilds ’16 attended during freshman year.

And Wilds got a lump in her throat. A very big lump. Because her reason for pursuing a business education wasn’t to seek wealth or power, but to focus onContinue Reading


Corporate Social Responsibility is Topic of UConn’s ‘Thought Leadership’ Breakfast on April 26

Executive Breakfast: Global Corporate Social Responsibility | Apr. 26, 2016

“Global Corporate Social Responsibility: What Every Manager Should Know,” is the subject of the University of Connecticut School of Business’ third Spring 2016 Thought Leadership Breakfast Seminar.

The April 26 program will be held at the Graduate Business Learning Center, 100 Constitution Plaza in Hartford. The event begins with breakfast and networking from 7:30 to 8 a.m., followed by the presentation and questions from 8 to 8:45 a.m. The program is free, but registration is limited. For more information or to register, please call Amanda Spada at 860-486-5498 or email Amanda.Spada@business.uconn.edu.Continue Reading


Rediscovering the Power of Law in Business Education

AACSB Blog – When you think of “law and business,” what words immediately come to mind? Did you envision innovation, sustainability, the future of work, the Gig Economy, social responsibility, and value creation? If not, then consider whether you are missing opportunities to engage students and impact business management.


Business Law Professor Honored by MSFRM Program for Outstanding Teaching

Stephen Park, an assistant professor of business law, was recently honored by the MS in Financial Risk Management Program for outstanding teaching. This past December, Park was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Award by the graduating class for the second consecutive academic year. Park teaches a course on Legal and Ethical Issues in Financial Risk Management. His innovative teaching emphasizes qualitative risk analysis and writing skills, and incorporates role-based simulation exercises.Continue Reading


A New Perspective

2016 EMBA South Africa Trip

A Week in South Africa Proves Life-Altering for EMBA Students

When Executive MBA (EMBA) students Julia Winer and Srinivas Loke travelled to Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa, this summer, as part of their curriculum, they expected to learn about the country’s history, culture and business challenges.

What surprised them both was how profound the experience was, and the way it changed their perspectives on life and business.Continue Reading