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Competition Yields Revenue Ideas for Women’s Fund

The first place team in the CWEALF Case Competition.  Left to right - Caitlyn Pesavento, Elizabeth Gallucci, and Anne Trager. (Contributed Photo)
The first place team in the CWEALF Case Competition. Left to right – Caitlyn Pesavento, Elizabeth Gallucci, and Anne Trager. (Contributed Photo)

The Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) got some fresh ideas for revenue growth, and UConn students gained hands-on experience in management consulting, thanks to a recent case competition hosted by the business school’s Management Department.Continue Reading



Building a Successful Startup with UConn Support

In less than six years, Cremins turned the company he began at UConn into a sought-after enterprise. He recently sold it to Elkay, an international manufacturing company known for water fountains and bottle filling stations commonly found in offices, schools, gyms, airports, and hotels.Continue Reading


xCITE Conference: Bolster Women Entrepreneurs by Starting Younger

xCITE 2019 Keynote Speaker Cristal Glangchai (Zack Wussow/Zack Wussow Media)
xCITE 2019 Keynote Speaker Cristal Glangchai (Zack Wussow/Zack Wussow Media)

When Cristal Glangchai asked a 5-year-old girl if there was a problem in her life that she would like to solve, the youngster said she was tired of getting scolded for eating Play-Doh. Continue Reading


CABA Partners with Capital Community College to Boost Student Retention

Pictured above, Yuly Susaya from UConn’s MSBAPM Program.  Graduate Students from UConn’s CABA shared data analysis with Captial Community College to bolster their student retention rates. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Pictured above, Yuly Susaya from UConn’s MSBAPM Program. Graduate Students from UConn’s CABA shared data analysis with Captial Community College to bolster their student retention rates. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

G. Duncan Harris, Interim CEO at Capital Community College, and his team, know the strengths and the struggles that many of their 3,300 students face on the path toward achieving their degrees.Continue Reading


UConn Grabs Second-Place In Sustainability Case Competition

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(istockphoto.com)

The 2019 MBA Sustainability Case Competition, organized by the UConn’s Net Impact Graduate Chapter, took place earlier this month, with teams from seven U.S. colleges vying for $5,000 in awards and championship bragging rights.Continue Reading


Semin Park ’19 Ph.D. Awarded Prestigious SIOP Award

Pictured above, Semin Park '19 was awarded the 2019 Lee Hakel Graduate Student Scholarship from SIOP, in addition to an Outstanding Graduate Assistant award. (contributed photo)
Pictured above, Semin Park ’19 was awarded the 2019 Lee Hakel Graduate Student Scholarship from SIOP, in addition to an Outstanding Graduate Assistant award. (contributed photo)

Management Ph.D. candidate Semin Park, already a stand-out for having her research published in a top-tier journal, has won two more awards, including recognition from a national professional society.Continue Reading



Prudential Immersion Bootcamps Offer UConn Students Real-World Exposure

Second year students from UConn’s School of Business pose during their visit to Prudential for the yearly Immersion Bootcamp, where students have an opportunity to fine tune skills in a real-time environment. (Contributed Photo)
Second year students from UConn’s School of Business pose during their visit to Prudential for the yearly Immersion Bootcamp, where students have an opportunity to fine tune skills in a real-time environment. (Contributed Photo)

Spending three days at Prudential Immersion Bootcamps was an eye-opener for William Mudlaff, a sophomore majoring in finance.Continue Reading