As a 10-year-old boy, Patrick Harris ’70 (BUSN) cried when he realized his dark skin prevented him from being served at a Woolworth lunch counter in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
But the racial discrimination he encountered didn’t derail his spirit for long. He went on to become one of the most powerful executives in the NBA, as Vice President, CFO of the Los Angeles Lakers.Continue Reading
Accounting major Annamma “Alma” Chaluparambil, a senior from Rocky Hill, recently received a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). The award is given to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in accounting degree programs in the U.S.Continue Reading
In 1999, our MS in Accounting program accepted its first class of students. 20 years later, we’re leading the way in online education. Visit the commemorative website at https://msaccounting.uconn.edu/msa-20th/
As a political science Ph.D. candidate from Great Britain, Thomas Briggs joked that he would rather try to negotiate Brexit than have to fill out his U.S. income tax forms without assistance.Continue Reading