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Lizzie Turner ’18: What Will Your Google Page Say?

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Turner '18 (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Elizabeth “Lizzie” Turner ’18 (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

When Elizabeth “Lizzie” Turner ’18 applied for a full scholarship to attend UConn and enroll in the Honors Program, interviewers asked her why they should admit her. Continue Reading


MBA Candidate and Team Win Henkel Case Competition

Kseniia Poiarkina ’18 MBA (center) poses for a photo with teammates and Henkel representatives following her team’s case competition win. (Kseniia Poiarkina '18 MBA/UConn School of Business)
Kseniia Poiarkina ’18 MBA (center) poses for a photo with teammates and Henkel representatives following her team’s case competition win. (Kseniia Poiarkina ’18 MBA/UConn School of Business)

MBA candidate Kseniia Poiarkina ’18 MBA was on the winning team in the Henkel One-Day Case Competition, which focused on leveraging business digitalization. The challenge took place on March 16 at Henkel’s Rocky Hill location. Other universities participating in the event included Northeastern, UMass and Drexel. Continue Reading


Accounting Undergraduates Promote Financial Literacy

Accounting students taught Hartford teens how to make wise financial choices at the Financial Reality Fair sponsored by Connecticut's Credit Unions. (Leanne Adams/UConn School of Business)
Accounting students taught Hartford teens how to make wise financial choices at the Financial Reality Fair sponsored by Connecticut’s Credit Unions. (Leanne Adams/UConn School of Business)

A dozen accounting undergrads traveled to Hartford last month to help teach Buckeley High School students about smart financial decisions. Continue Reading


Commencement 2018

Photo from the 2018 UConn School of Business Commencement ceremony taken Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. (G.J. McCarthy / UConn Foundation)
Photo from the 2018 UConn School of Business Commencement ceremony taken Sunday, May 6, 2018 at the Gampel Pavilion in Storrs. (G.J. McCarthy / UConn Foundation)

Fidelity Exec Kathleen Murphy ’87 JD Tells Undergrads: Live the Life of Your Dreams

Live the life of your dreams, commencement speaker and alumna Kathleen A. Murphy ’87 JD told almost 700 ecstatic undergraduate business students, their family, and friends, during the School of Business commencement ceremony Sunday. Continue Reading


How to Work Effectively and Collaboratively in a Family Business

Working in and for a family business requires a unique understanding of family dynamics and values.

The UConn School of Business is currently offering its Spring 2018 Family Business Executive Education Program. Continue Reading


Conference Draws Leadership Superstars

Robin Roberts, Co-Anchor, ABC "Good Morning America," delivers the keynote presentation. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Robin Roberts, Co-Anchor, ABC “Good Morning America,” delivers the keynote presentation. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

A tidal wave of change is bearing down on business, and many of the traditional leadership structures that have worked so well in the past are breaking down.

Yet after interviewing business icons, U.S. Presidents, the Pope, and many other powerful leaders, Alan Murray, the first speaker at the Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference, offered some guidelines for surviving and thriving in this rapidly and profoundly changing business climate. Continue Reading



Parting Thoughts from 2018 Business Grads

Lauren Consoli '18 MSA  - School of Business, Master of Science in Accounting

Lauren Consoli

Master of Science in Accounting

What advice would you give to new/incoming students?

I can remember being very intimidated as a Freshman. UConn is a big school so my advice would be to get involved early on! I met most of my close friends through organizations I joined as a Freshman.

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Hall of Fame a Premier Engagement Opportunity

The annual School of Business Hall of Fame offers an opportunity for local and global business leaders to exchange ideas, network, and enjoy camaraderie with more than 300 guests, all business champions. (Rick Kollmeyer '82 (CLAS))
The annual School of Business Hall of Fame offers an opportunity for local and global business leaders to exchange ideas, network, and enjoy camaraderie with more than 300 guests, all business champions. (Rick Kollmeyer ’82 (CLAS))

Although alumnus Kevin Bouley ’80 wouldn’t necessarily describe the School of Business’ Hall of Fame ceremony as a UConn family reunion, it does offer the same sense of excitement and anticipation. Continue Reading