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UConn Grad Student Kevin O’Neil Extends College Hockey Career Following Pandemic Disruption

Kevin O'Neil, #19 on the Men's Hockey team, during a recent game with BU. (Photo Courtesy UConn Atlhetics)
Kevin O’Neil, #19 on the men’s ice hockey team, during a recent game with BU. (Photo Courtesy UConn Atlhetics)

During what should have been the pinnacle of his college hockey career, as a forward for the Yale Bulldogs, Kevin O’Neil had to accept the biggest defeat of them all—the Ivy League teams canceled the 2020-21 season due to the pandemic.Continue Reading


UConn Redesigns MBA Programs to Offer More Flexible Course Options

UConn Today – The UConn School of Business announced plans on Thursday, Jan. 20 to redesign its Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs, a decision reflecting growing student interest in more flexible educational options.


Hartford Has Become One of Top 5 Cities for Techies

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Hartford is among the Top 5 cities that techies are relocating to in the wake of the global pandemic. Despite rumors that Austin and Miami are luring tech workers, Inc.com is reporting that Madison, Wisc., Cleveland, Sacramento, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Hartford are “winning the war” to attract those fleeing the traditional big-city tech hubs.Continue Reading


Greenhorn Connects Small Businesses with Skilled Students

Innovation Hartford – University of Connecticut student Patrick Hocking delved into entrepreneurship early on. In 2017, he worked with Dyadic Innovations, LLC, a startup formed at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing that is developing an innovative breastfeeding diagnostic device. There he stepped into a Director of Entrepreneurial Activities role and represented the startup in two accelerator programs.


CABA Partners with Capital Community College to Boost Student Retention

Pictured above, Yuly Susaya from UConn’s MSBAPM Program.  Graduate Students from UConn’s CABA shared data analysis with Captial Community College to bolster their student retention rates. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Pictured above, Yuly Susaya from UConn’s MSBAPM Program. Graduate Students from UConn’s CABA shared data analysis with Captial Community College to bolster their student retention rates. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

G. Duncan Harris, Interim CEO at Capital Community College, and his team, know the strengths and the struggles that many of their 3,300 students face on the path toward achieving their degrees.Continue Reading


UConn Grabs Second-Place In Sustainability Case Competition

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The 2019 MBA Sustainability Case Competition, organized by the UConn’s Net Impact Graduate Chapter, took place earlier this month, with teams from seven U.S. colleges vying for $5,000 in awards and championship bragging rights.Continue Reading



Hartford HealthCare, Trinity, UConn to launch Hartford medtech accelerator

Hartford Business Journal – Hartford HealthCare, Trinity College and the UConn School of Business on Wednesday are expected to announce the launch a medical technology and digital health accelerator, which would join insurance and manufacturing startup programs that have launched in the Capital City in the past few years.