Leadership


Data Tech Executives Share Business Stories at CEO Evolution

Westfair Communications – The CEO of an international cloud software company headquartered in Norwalk and a data analytics leader at IBM Corp. will share their experiences, strategies and best practices at the fourth annual CEO Evolution seminar on June 14 at the University of Connecticut School of Business in Stamford.


Leadership: 3 Tips for Students

School of Business alumnus Joseph Briody '86, UConn's associate director for leadership development. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
School of Business alumnus Joseph Briody ’86, UConn’s associate director for leadership development. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Associate Director for Leadership Development Offers Students Three Tips to Maximize Their Potential

“Great ideas and innovations come from people who ask: what if we do it a different way?”

Joseph Briody ’86, UConn’s associate director for leadership development, still uses the background knowledge and skills that his accounting education gave him, but in non-financial ways. Continue Reading


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



Becoming Yourself as a Leader

Executive Breakfast Series: Becoming Yourself as a Leader

Executive Leadership Breakfast Features Management Expert Lucy Gilson, Baseball Coach Jim Penders

The School of Business will offer a free breakfast seminar titled “Becoming Yourself as a Leader,” from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Graduate Business Learning Center, 100 Constitution Plaza, Hartford.

The program will feature guest speakers Jim Penders, head coach of the UConn Baseball team, and Lucy Gilson Ph.D., the head of the management department and a professor at the School of Business. Continue Reading


‘I’ll Be a Husky Forever’

Morgan Tuck (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
UConn women’s basketball player and management major Morgan Tuck (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Basketball Star, Management Major Morgan Tuck Bids Adieu to UConn, Prepares for WNBA

For fans of UConn women’s basketball player Morgan Tuck, the moment that brought tears to their eyes happened with less than two minutes remaining in the Husky’s NCAA Championship game Tuesday night.

Tuck and her basketball sisters, Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson, exited the court together—their fourth consecutive, record-breaking championship assured—and embraced each other. A look of pure joy splashed across Tuck’s face. Continue Reading


Women’s Basketball Success a Team Effort Off-Court, Too

UConn Today – During the early days of March Madness, which now seem like the distant past, Lucy Gilson was scheduled to meet with a business major who had wedged the half-hour appointment to discuss her independent study into a hectic schedule.


Ready to Lead

UConn students Billy Burke, Sarah Lang, Dan Glucksman, Kelly Yates, Quian Callender, and Stephen Porcello. (Tony Benner Photography)
UConn students Billy Burke, Sarah Lang, Dan Glucksman, Kelly Yates, Quian Callender, and Stephen Porcello. (Tony Benner Photography)

Ineffective crisis leadership can be detrimental to a company’s image and value. Hence it is of upmost importance to be ready to lead when things are going smoothly and when there are crises. Six UConn School of Business student leaders from the Honors in Business Association, UConn Consulting Group, and Undergraduate Business Association sought to learn effective crisis leadership at the 17th Annual Undergraduate Business School Leadership Conference (UBSLC) in February. The UBSLC is hosted by Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. The three day student-run conference gave students the opportunity to explore the topic of leadership, specifically the theme of Crisis Leadership. Continue Reading


CAS Medical Systems CEO Talks Manufacturing Overseas at Lecture

The Daily Campus – The “Global Business Leadership Seminar Series” is part of the Center for International Business Education and Research’s professional development certification program at UConn. Students must attend three out of four lectures during the spring semester to receive the certificate.


Mimicking the Boss

Nicole Jones Young
Nicole Jones Young (Melissa Ferrigno/UConn School of Business)

Doctoral Student Nicole Jones Young Wins Her Second Award for Research on ‘Trickle-Down Leadership’ and Inclusivity

Management doctoral candidate Nicole Jones Young has won her second prestigious award in two years for research that shows employees pay close attention to their bosses’ actions, more than their words, when it comes to inclusivity in the workplace.

“A Trickle-Down Approach to Inclusive Leadership: The Role of Supervisory Moral Identity,” was recognized by the prestigious Southern Management Association (SMA) as the top doctoral research paper focused on ethics, social and diversity issues.Continue Reading