Stamford


xCITE Conference: Bolster Women Entrepreneurs by Starting Younger

xCITE 2019 Keynote Speaker Cristal Glangchai (Zack Wussow/Zack Wussow Media)
xCITE 2019 Keynote Speaker Cristal Glangchai (Zack Wussow/Zack Wussow Media)

When Cristal Glangchai asked a 5-year-old girl if there was a problem in her life that she would like to solve, the youngster said she was tired of getting scolded for eating Play-Doh. Continue Reading


Professor Katherine Pancak Honored

Finance Professor Katherine Pancak
Finance Professor Katherine Pancak
Finance Professor Katherine Pancak was honored for Best Reviewer by the Journal of Housing Research.

Katherine is a Professor of Finance and Real Estate at UCONN in Stamford. She teaches both live and online undergraduate and graduate courses in finance and real estate including Financial Management, Personal Finance and Real Estate Principles. Professor Pancak conducts research on real estate law topics and has been published in a variety of real estate journals including Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Housing Research and Real Estate Law Journal.

Katherine received the award during the April 2019 American Real Estate Society meetings in Arizona.

Congratulations Katherine!



What Will Blockchain Do For Us?

 

To say Blockchain is a complex concept is an understatement. But to say it’s crucial for savvy business leaders to wrap their heads around it is too.

That’s why the UConn School of Business’ Connecticut Information Technology Institute (CITI) is grabbing the bull by the horns, bringing insights on the emerging and highly adaptable technology to those who need it through workshops, a DappDevs Blockchain chapter, the first-ever Blockchain symposium, and creating new classes this semester. Continue Reading




New Stamford BCLC Road-Trips to NYC’s ‘Shark Tank’

BCLC Students from UConn Stamford arriving in Grand Central Station in NYC, on their way to visit the set of Shark Tank (Courtesy BCLC)
BCLC Students from UConn Stamford arriving in Grand Central Station in NYC, on their way to visit the set of Shark Tank (Courtesy BCLC)

What better way to launch the new Business Connections Learning Community (BCLC) in Stamford than to arrange a trip to New York City for students to get a behind-the-scenes look at how ABC’s Shark Tank show is produced?Continue Reading


Stamford First-Generation Student Maximizes Opportunities

Stamford business major Christian Escotto-Rosado '19 (BUS) is soaking up every experience he can, including an internship at IBM and the chance to take part in the Student Managed Fund. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Stamford business major Christian Escotto-Rosado ’19 (BUS) is soaking up every experience he can, including an internship at IBM and the chance to take part in the Student Managed Fund. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Christian Escotto-Rosado is always on the hunt for his next opportunity. Continue Reading


Goldman Sachs Partner Leads New SMF in Stamford

Blake Mather retired after 22 years at Goldman Sachs.  Now, he is an adjunct professor and advisor to the UConn Student Managed Fund in Stamford, giving students the opportunity to gain practical experience in investment strategies. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Blake Mather retired after 22 years at Goldman Sachs. Now, he is an adjunct professor and advisor to the UConn Student Managed Fund in Stamford, giving students the opportunity to gain practical experience in investment strategies. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

The UConn School of Business has established a Student Managed Fund (SMF) program in Stamford, allowing students to learn about investment strategies and then invest a $500,000 endowment under the watchful eye of investment advisers. The original program was established in Storrs in 2000, and has launched the careers of many investment professionals.Continue Reading


Junau Boucard ’11 Running NYC Marathon for Children of Vietnam

Junau Boucard '11 (above) will run in the NYC Marathon next month. He is juggling work, race training, and the Part-time MBA program at UConn Stamford. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of business)
Junau Boucard ’11 (above) will run in the NYC Marathon next month. He is juggling work, race training, and the Part-time MBA program at UConn Stamford. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Editor’s Note: Junau Boucard completed the NYC Marathon on Sunday in 4 hours, 29 minutes and 54 seconds. Heartfelt congratulations, Junau, from UConn Nation!

Leaving an Impact on the World

During the grueling, 26.2-mile New York City Marathon in November, Junau Boucard, a second-year UConn MBA student, will have plenty of time to think.Continue Reading