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Advice for the Class of 2017

Bo Ni '17 (BUS) poses for a photo with the husky statue following the School of Business Commencement ceremony on May 7, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)
Bo Ni ’17 (BUS) poses for a photo with the husky statue following the School of Business Commencement ceremony on May 7, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Arrive Early, Stay Late, Put in the Effort to Succeed, Says Commencement Speaker Doug Elliot, President of The Hartford

In a commencement speech laced with solid career advice about hard work and attaining career success, Doug Elliot ’82 mentioned that his life did benefit from a touch of serendipity. Continue Reading


Graduate Student Investors’ Portfolio #1

Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. VII Forum | 1st Place - Growth Portfolio
The UConn team took first place in the Quinnipac G.A.M.E.—Global Asset Management Education—VII Forum. (Pei-ju Lee)

UConn Beat 100 Colleges in Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. Challenge

The UConn Student Managed Fund Graduate Team won first-place in a highly competitive Student-Managed Portfolio Competition, besting some 100 colleges from all over the world. Continue Reading


2017 Business Hall of Fame

2017 Inductees to the UConn School of Business Hall of Fame: George Aylward '88, Shari G. Cantor '81, John P. Malfettone '77, and John R. Fodor '85 (Thomas Hurlbut Photography)
2017 Inductees to the UConn School of Business Hall of Fame: George Aylward ’88, Shari G. Cantor ’81, John P. Malfettone ’77, and John R. Fodor ’85 (Thomas Hurlbut Photography)

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


Dean’s Annual Report 2016

UConn School of Business Dean's Annual Report 2016

Transforming Futures

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.

We invite you to read the 2016 Dean’s Annual Report.


Analyzing Political Risk

Risk Management Conference #CTRisk

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 programContinue Reading


“I Want Her On My Team”

Corliss Montesi '86, vice president and corporate controller at Stanley Black & Decker, addresses hundreds of enthusiastic students at one of several graduate student Convocation events. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Corliss Montesi ’86, vice president and corporate controller at Stanley Black & Decker, addresses hundreds of enthusiastic students at one of several graduate student Convocation events. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

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


Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security Courses Offered

TakeDownCon | EC Council Event | June 2016

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



Cybersecurity Must Be a CEO’s Top Priority, Former Military Defense Expert Tells Risk-Conference Audience

Connecticut Risk Management Conference 2016 (Zack Wussow)
Connecticut Risk Management Conference 2016 (Zack Wussow)

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


Connecticut Risk Management Conference

Connecticut Risk Management Conference 2016

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