The beautifully manicured home of Professor Emeritus Harry, and wife Lynn Johnson, was the setting for our Spring 2017 Distinguished Retirees Event in Storrs, Conn. The scent of peonies in the garden and fine cuisine produced by University Catering greeted the guests on a warm May 17th. The 22 attendees were greeted by Dean John Elliott under whose leadership the retirees’ get-togethers have developed. Continue Reading
For the third year in a row, the School of Business is offering a 10-credit summer business program for undergraduate, non-business majors who want to gain valuable business knowledge and expand their marketability. Continue Reading
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
Professor Nelson and His Never-Give-Up Outlook Will Be Missed
Don’t misunderstand Cliff Nelson.
It isn’t that he dislikes the students for whom accounting comes easily. They’re great. It’s just that the ones who struggle, persist and keep fighting until they understand the concepts—they’re the ones he enjoys the most. Continue Reading
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
Renovated South Lobby Enhances Aesthetics, Functionality
Returning students, faculty, staff and visitors have probably noticed a new and more welcoming entrance way when they enter the School of Business’ south lobby. Continue Reading
School Honors Three Top Business Leaders Who Also Make Time to Give Back
The UConn School of Business honored three of its top alumni on May 6, inducting them into the School’s Hall of Fame during an elaborate and festive ceremony at the Hartford Marriott Downtown.
Those honored included: Continue Reading
Students Give High Grades to Summer Business Certificate Program
When she graduates from UConn next year, senior Nicole McDonald ’16 wants to use her communication-design major to make the world a more beautiful place.
But she also wants to be able to negotiate a fair contract with clients and have knowledge that will help her if she decides to start her own company.
“If you want to have a career in art, you really have to understand business,” said McDonald. But because her art classes are offered in three-hour blocks, she had trouble squeezing in the business courses she wanted.Continue Reading
School of Business Offers New Summer Program for Non-Business Majors
Due to unprecedented demand, the School of Business is offering a new, 10-credit summer business program for undergraduate, non-business majors who want to gain valuable business acumen and expand their marketability.
The UConn Business Fundamentals Certificate Program is a seven-week program that includes the following courses: “Legal and Ethical Environment of Business,” “Managerial and Interpersonal Behavior,” “Workplace Readiness,” and “Business Information Systems.” The program runs from May 18 to July 2.Continue Reading