At 11 years old, Mary “Lexy” Vecchio had a traumatic, life-changing ski accident.
She was skiing alone, without a helmet, and hadn’t told her family which trail she would be on. She had a terrible crash, and broke her hip. She was alone in the snow, stranded, frightened, and seriously injured. Her screams for help went unheard for a long time.Continue Reading
Richard Vogel ’87, a marketing expert and an adviser and champion for startup businesses, recalled feeling proud, but also uneasy about his future, when he attended his UConn graduation 35 years ago.
“Don’t ever let that feeling stop you from going boldly into your work. Instead, use fear and anxiety as a motivator and source of focus,” he told 800 enthusiastic undergraduates, their families, and friends at Saturday’s School of Business Commencement ceremony in Gampel Pavilion.Continue Reading
Five new inductees into the UConn School of Business Hall of Fame shared their wisdom, advice, and fondest Husky recollections during the celebration Friday night at the Hartford Marriott Downtown.Continue Reading
With a full-time job, two young children, and a host of other responsibilities, alumna Namrata Mazumder ’15 MBA really didn’t need one more project on her plate.
But when she heard about an opportunity to brainstorm strategic ideas to support Connect-Us, a Bridgeport non-profit that expands opportunities for youth living in poverty, Mazumder was hooked. Continue Reading
UConn Today – When UConn alumnus and serial entrepreneur Nadav Ullman ‘12 (BUS) created Project N95, a national clearinghouse vetting PPE from around the world in the thick of the COVID-19 crisis in 2020, he discovered something more daunting than a shortage of surgical masks and gloves.
He realized the whole global supply chain process was broken.
The School of Business will resume its in-person Hall of Fame celebration this year, honoring five prominent alumni at an elegant ceremony on April 22 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown.
“The Hall of Fame ceremony is one of the signature events at the School of Business,” said Dean John A. Elliott. “The event was established to recognize alumni whose professional achievements, character, and commitment to others have placed them among an elite group of graduates. We are looking forward to gathering to celebrate these five inductees, who exemplify the values of a UConn business education.”Continue Reading