Hard Work, Civic Engagement, Good Advice Characteristics of Four New Inductees
As the four new inductees into the School of Business Hall of Fame came to the podium on March 24, each turned to the students in the audience to offer a bit of wisdom.
Their advice included: Step out of your comfort zone and speak to someone who doesn’t look like you; become a lifelong learner; remember that success is a team sport; and give back to UConn to help someone in poverty rise to a better life. Continue Reading
In describing the UConn School of Business at this moment, 76 years into its accomplished history, the word “engaged” captures the essence. Our students, faculty and staff are engaged with each other, with our alumni, with the corporate community and with the University.
The School’s growth has been extraordinary, both in terms of enrollment and creating and maintaining vibrant, effective and relevant academic programs. We are transforming the future—of our students, our state, our industries and our world. There is much to celebrate.
Presidential Historian/Author Will Discuss Political Risk at UConn’s Annual Risk Forum in June
U.S. presidential historian and New York Times bestselling author Douglas Brinkley will be the keynote speaker at the 5th Annual Connecticut Risk Management Conference, sponsored by the University of Connecticut School of Business and its risk management program. Continue Reading
Stanley Black & Decker Exec Urges New Grad Students to Find, Embrace their “Personal Brand”
One of the most important things you’ll bring to the workplace is your “personal brand”—your reputation, your expertise and the widespread perception that you are a valuable asset to the team.
“A brand is a promise of what’s to come,” Corliss Montesi ’86, vice president and corporate controller at Stanley Black & Decker, told hundreds of enthusiastic students at one of several graduate student Convocation events held on Aug. 25 at the Gershon Fox Ballroom in Hartford.Continue Reading
UConn School of Business and EC-Council Partner To Train, Certify Next Generation of Cybersecurity Experts
The University of Connecticut School of Business has partnered with the EC-Council Foundation to offer three distinctive courses for information technology experts who want to be certified in the high-demand field of cybersecurity.Continue Reading
It isn’t a question of if your company’s cyber-security system will be breached, it is a matter of when.
That’s what retired Air Force Major General Brett T. Williams told more than 150 business executives and graduate students gathered at the Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center for the UConn School of Business’ 4th Annual Connecticut Risk Management Conference.Continue Reading
Cybersecurity Expert/Retired General to be Keynote at UConn’s Risk Management Seminar in April
A retired U.S. Air Force Major General, who was charged with protecting the Department of Defense’s networks and now runs a civilian cybersecurity business, will be the keynote speaker at the University of Connecticut’s 4th annual Connecticut Risk Management Conference.
Retired Major Gen. Brett Williams will speak at the program, titled “The New Reality of Global Risk,” on April 7 at the Hilton Stamford Hotel in Stamford. The program is sponsored by the UConn School of Business.Continue Reading