Alumnus Matt Melander ’09 is the President of LEVIA, a new cannabis-infused beverage company, based in Massachusetts. The company currently has three seltzers that are distributed at 38 dispensaries in Massachusetts, with roughly 40 more on the waiting list. Sales have been better than anticipated and the startup is growing quickly. Continue Reading
The management faculty at the School of Business are among the most prolific and highly regarded in the nation, according to the latest rankings.Continue Reading
UConn Today – For Nicholas Furlow ’21 (BUS), the Travelers EDGE program has been a part of his academic journey since he was a junior in high school.
“The Travelers EDGE program played a big role, not only through its financial support, but also by being a resource when I was first starting at UConn,” says Furlow, who is majoring in management information systems with minors in data analytics and urban community studies. “College can feel overwhelming if you don’t have a foundation; this program was my foundation.”Continue Reading
Today we celebrate the Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC) which, in the last year, has helped support more than 9,000 Connecticut small businesses through the pandemic.
“This past year has shown the resiliency of our small businesses,” said CTSBDC State Director Joe Ercolano. “Our advisers have worked with more than double the number of businesses compared to the previous year and supported them in ways that were totally new to us.”Continue Reading
UConn Today – Tangrina Minott ’19 (CLAS), a talent recruiter for a Connecticut-based health care company, recalled the first time she asked her mother to straighten her hair in the fifth or sixth grade.Continue Reading
If you watch the evening news, with long lines at food banks and homes destroyed by weather-related disasters, you might think the vast majority of Americans are in a financial spiral.Continue Reading
BeRemote’s mission is to transform remote, professional work teams by enhancing engagement using an AI-based social-interaction platform that helps employees build and strengthen bonds within their organization. “Be a team that loves being a team,” is part of the company’s philosophy.
CEO Vivek Nigam, who earned his MBA from UConn in 2003, has 30 years of experience in IT and data strategy roles. He sold his first tech startup to AOL in 2000. Below he explains the company’s approach to team-building and how he hopes it will help transform the workplace.Continue Reading