UConn Today – With the passing of professor emeritus Larry Gramling on Tuesday, the School of Business has lost a beloved leader, who taught tens of thousands of accounting students during his 38-year tenure at UConn.
“Larry was a much-loved, much-admired colleague and friend, not only within the School of Business but across the University and in the professional community of accountants,’’ said School of Business Dean John A. Elliott. “Our hearts are heavy.’’
UConn Today – Anna Zerbinati, a senior majoring in financial management, had a strategy for impressing corporate recruiters at the School of Business Career Expo on Wednesday.
“I’ve done my research on the companies and I know what jobs they have available. I want to show them how much I want to work there,’’ Zerbinati said. She hoped her enthusiasm, attention to detail, and fluency in Portuguese would help her make a strong impression.
UConn Today – The School of Business will kickoff a new Sustainable Business Breakfast Series this month, with prominent guest speakers discussing everything from building sustainable homes and office complexes to the future of wind-farming in our state.
UConn Today – The School of Business has added four faculty members to its ranks, all with extensive classroom experience. The new professors include a trio of OPIM experts, who will be based in Stamford, and a former LEGO-company innovator who is joining the Marketing Department.
UConn Today – As a young girl, Esther Nguyen would watch with admiration as her aunt, a pharmacist in Southern California, shared her knowledge, compassion, and advice with her customers.
“I saw how warm and caring my aunt was with the community and especially advocating for the Vietnamese-American population that she served,” Nguyen recalled. “I always looked up to her for that. I wanted to become someone you could turn to when you needed support in improving your health.”
UConn Today – About 50 students from four high schools in Hartford and East Hartford have been traveling by bus to UConn’s Storrs campus for several Saturdays this spring to learn the basics of personal finance. Among those lessons are how to open a bank account, managing personal spending, and ways to fund a college education.
Vishal Narayan has joined the School of Business as an associate professor in the marketing department. His research interests include social media, marketing in emerging markets, and digital marketing analytics.Continue Reading
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.
UConn Today – Angelia Prip ’22 (BUS) has been dancing since she was 4 years old, and, beginning in elementary school, she would typically practice every day. When she arrived at UConn, and discovered there was no ballet company here, Prip was devastated.
She set out on a mission to create the University Ballet Co., and, to her surprise, her initiative attracted 100 dancers, many of whom had trained with prestigious dance companies, including the Boston Ballet, the American Ballet Theatre, Miami City Ballet, The Hartt School, the Nutmeg Conservatory and more.