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School of Business Hall of Fame 2019

The new inductees into the UConn School of Business Hall of Fame posed for a picture prior to the event. From left standing: James Whalen ’82, Robert Chauvin ’78, and David Souder, interim Dean of the UConn School of Business. From left, seated: , George A. Barrios ’87, ’89 MBA and Mary Laschinger ’92 EMBA. (Thomas Hurlbut Photography)
The new inductees into the UConn School of Business Hall of Fame posed for a picture prior to the event. From left standing: James Whalen ’82, Robert Chauvin ’78, and David Souder, interim Dean of the UConn School of Business. From left, seated: , George A. Barrios ’87, ’89 MBA and Mary Laschinger ’92 EMBA. (Thomas Hurlbut Photography)

Four Business Superstars Share Their Career Wisdom, Advice

The four new inductees into the School of Business Hall of Fame all shared career advice and wisdom—as well as a bit of levity—during the March 22 celebration at the Hartford Marriott Downtown.Continue Reading




Simons ’95 EMBA Joins CIBER Advisory Council

An electrohydraulic controller being created at OEM Controls in Shelton, Conn. (Sulin Ba/UConn School of Business)
An electrohydraulic controller being created at OEM Controls in Shelton, Conn. (Sulin Ba/UConn School of Business)

Associate Dean Sulin Ba and Arminda Kamphausen, associate director of UConn’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), recently visited Samuel R.N. Simons ’95 EMBA at his company, OEM Controls in Shelton, Conn. Simons is the newest member of CIBER’s Advisory Council. Continue Reading


Coach Auriemma Welcomes 2020 EMBAs, Shares Strategies

Geno Speaks to EMBA
Geno Auriemma, head coach of the UConn Women’s Basketball program, shared stories of basketball, leadership and success with the new cohort of the Executive MBA program on Thursday. Lucy Gilson, head of the management department, served as event moderator. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

UConn Women’s Basketball Head Coach Geno Auriemma faced one of the biggest challenges of his life in the second grade.Continue Reading


Wayne Bragg to Retire

Shirley Tarabochia '17 MBA, business owner John DePuma of DePuma Pasta, and Professor Wayne Bragg (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Shirley Tarabochia ’17 MBA, business owner John DePuma of DePuma Pasta, and Professor Wayne Bragg posed for a photo last year. Bragg was instrumental in introducing DePuma to Tarabochia, who helped streamline business practices at the growing pasta company. Bragg, who has been recognized as an outstanding professor seven times, will retire this summer. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Former Sikorsky Exec, EMBA Alumnus Said Grad Students Kept Him On Top of His Game

Wayne Bragg began his corporate career in the mail room at Pratt & Whitney, and retired as Operations Controller at Sikorsky Aircraft. It’s fair to say that during those 35 years, he became a keen observer of business from many different angles. Continue Reading




MBA Project Guides CCMC’s Sleep Lab Expansion

Hartford Business Journal – Last year, with demand and wait times for pediatric sleep tests on the rise, executives at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center knew they needed to do something.
So like any business evaluating an investment opportunity, the hospital embarked on an in-depth analysis.

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