Hartford Courant– UConn, looking to boost entrepreneurship and bring innovation to the state’s lackluster economy, is launching a graduate program to help aspiring business owners establish moneymaking ventures.
If you’ve made an online purchase from Rite Aid, Walmart, Amazon, Home Depot, Best Buy, or Staples recently, Logicbroker Inc. CEO Peyman Zamani and his team have helped ensure that you got your order–on time and in good condition. Continue Reading
Hartford Business Journal– UConn’s fundraising arm announced Friday it named a recently retired global distribution executive as its interim chief executive to succeed outgoing CEO and President Joshua R. Newton.
Professor Emeritus Gary Powell will be recognized by the Family Firm Institute as the recipient of a 2018 Academic and Family Business Review Award at a global conference in London in October. Continue Reading
UConn Today– The UConn Foundation raised $82.45 million in contributions and pledged commitments for FY18, the largest annual amount in the Foundation’s history and a 15 percent increase compared to FY17. The Foundation presented its year-end results in a recent report to the Board of Trustees.
The University of Connecticut is only the eleventh organization in the nation, and the first institution of higher education, to be certified to offer training for Data Protection Officers in the wake of the European Union’s new data privacy regulations. Continue Reading
My San Antonio– Purdue Pharma announced Tuesday a corporate turnaround specialist as its new board chairman and also changed its top lawyer, marking the latest in a series of organizational shifts for the embattled maker of the OxyContin opioid.