Author: Melissa Ferrigno




Accelerate UConn Helps Students Commercialize New Technologies

The Daily Campus– University of Connecticut students can now apply to complete a seven-week long course which presents serious topics, such as science and business, in an entrepreneurial context with Accelerate UConn, a project whose mission is to support students who are commercializing new technologies and discoveries.


Creating the Ideal Team for Mars Exploration Focus of Natural History Museum Lecture at UConn

Hartford Courant Community– he Connecticut State Museum of Natural History at UConn presents “Mission to Mars: Creating the Ideal Team for Human Space Exploration,” a lecture by Dr. John Mathieu, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Management, School of Business, UConn. The lecture will be held on Saturday, February 10, 10 am in the Biology/Physics Building, Room 130, UConn Storrs Campus.


Entrepreneurship, Wings to Fly

From left: Guanwei Tao and project mentors Michelle Cote and Caroline Dealy. (Guanwei Tao)
From left: Guanwei Tao and project mentors Michelle Cote and Caroline Dealy. (Guanwei Tao)

My Experience with the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CCEI)

I worked for multinational corporations for 10 years. My career grew from sales to marketing. As a product marketing professional, I have launched 10 products in the last 6 years. However, I can’t stop asking myself, “What else can I do to contribute more to my career? Where is the next step to lead to a meaningful life?” Continue Reading


‘Best of Business’ Celebration Honors Greater Hartford Companies

Hartford Patch– Locally owned and operated businesses are an important part of the fabric of the Greater Hartford business community. Last evening, movers, shakers and business leaders from across the region gathered at the Hartford Yard Goats Club to celebrate these enterprising companies.




Are You a Millennial in Disguise? Take the Quiz!

Shared Experiences, Not Birth Years, Define a Generation

You can’t go anywhere today without hearing or reading about millennials. Millennials are the biggest population group in American society today, up to 79.8 million people as of 2016 and growing. Millennials are the new consumer group that will affect the economy, with spending power of $1.3 trillion dollars. Yes, trillion! And millennial identity can redefine American culture, especially regarding work. Continue Reading