The UConn School of Business’ Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management program ranks among the Top 10 in the nation, according to a new report. Continue Reading
UConn’s Zacchea Shares Expertise with U.S. Small Business Administration
Michael Zacchea, the founder and director of the UConn Entrepreneur Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV), was re-nominated and elected to the Chair of the Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs for the Small Business Administration. Continue Reading
Associate Dean Sulin Ba Among Guests at Hartford Event
Sulin Ba, associate dean of academic and research support at the UConn School of Business, will be among the guests at the 2nd Annual SBDC Day, a celebration of the success and impact of America’s Small Business Development Centers. Continue Reading
UConn Graduate student Jacques “Jack” Caspi and his team won first prize in the Hartford InsurTech Digital Health Hackathon from Feb. 9 to Feb. 11. The event was sponsored by Cigna and the first-place award included a $5,000 prize. Continue Reading
Shree Reddy ’17 MSBAPM was the winner of a competitive McKinsey Online Analytics Hackathon last fall. McKinsey & Co. is one of the most well-known global management consultancy groups in the world. Continue Reading
Graduate student Ankit Borkhataria ’17 MSBAPM took third place at the Tableau Student Viz Assignment Competition, which drew more than 100 submissions from 14 countries.
Winners were selected based on creativity, analytical depth, beauty and design and overall score.
“Ankit took a creative approach in wrangling a large data set with over 1 million rows of Montgomery County (Maryland) traffic violation data. The judges loved his choice of using a bold color palette and embedding Twitter feeds from @mcpnews and #mdtraffic,” Tableau posted in its announcement.
2017-2018 recipients of the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR) scholarship in memory of Samuel F. Pierson included Jordan Angel ’18, Kelly Yates ’18, Hannah Schmidt ’18 and William Golonka ’18. The students have demonstrated academic excellence while pursuing a degree in real estate with intent toward a real estate career. Each of the seniors embrace the learning of real estate with great enthusiasm and look forward to starting their careers this spring.
Kyle Ernest and Zitao Zhang received the ICSC Foundation Bill Holmes/Hart Realty Advisers scholarship. Thanks to the generosity of John Hart, Hart Realty Advisers and the loyal friends and family of William Holmes, the students received $3000 and a one year student ICSC membership. Ernest is a senior graduating in December 2017. He is currently interning as a valuations analyst at UBS and will be joining the Cushman and Wakefield Prep Program in September 2018. Zhang is a junior and is seeking an internship for the summer.