UConn Today – In their infancy, corporate Human Resources departments hired and fired, and made sure employees got their paychecks on time.
But the profession has taken on much greater importance in recent years, with the HR executive becoming an essential strategic leader, recruiting, hiring and developing personnel that will shape the destiny of a company.
UConn Today – Geno Auriemma, head coach of the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team, is again partnering with the UConn School of Business – this time by supporting a new lecture-and-workshop series to help 2,000 graduate business students enhance their leadership skills.
The series, which began Oct. 13, focuses on value-centered leadership, learning to reset and transform, and intentional networking. Each executive lecture will be followed by workshops led by a career coach to reinforce the lessons.Continue Reading
Kevin Thompson (MGMT) has been honored by the Provost with an Award for Excellence in Public Engagement. (Devin Basdekian / UConn School of Business)
Assistant Professor-in-Residence Kevin Thompson is the recipient of the UConn Provost’s Award for Excellence in Public Engagement in the non-tenure track faculty category.Continue Reading
When entrepreneur Peter J. Werth pledged more than $22 million to the University of Connecticut last winter, for the creation of the Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, a new chapter was written in UConn’s history.Continue Reading
As academic director for UConn’s Graduate Programs in Human Resources, I had the pleasure of welcoming 39 new master’s students to campus earlier this fall. We are excited to have a student cohort with a wide range of prior experience and knowledge coming into the program, because we believe such diversity enriches the classroom and online discussions with varied perspectives, beliefs and questions. Continue Reading
UConn Net Impact Graduate Chapter – On October 13th, 2017, UConn’s Graduate Net Impact Chapter hosted a volunteer day for Riverfront Recapture, a non-profit organization that manages downtown Hartford’s riverfront park system.