Waterbury Republican-American– While the job market for this spring’s college graduates might be less robust than in 2017, those who’ve already received their degrees or will in the next few weeks sounded optimistic about their prospects for landing jobs.
Fidelity Exec Kathleen Murphy ’87 JD Tells Undergrads: Live the Life of Your Dreams
Live the life of your dreams, commencement speaker and alumna Kathleen A. Murphy ’87 JD told almost 700 ecstatic undergraduate business students, their family, and friends, during the School of Business commencement ceremony Sunday. Continue Reading
UConn Today– When this year’s graduating class entered UConn in autumn 2014, a robot made the first-ever landing on a comet orbiting the sun, Ebola was rapidly becoming a global health crisis, and the nation was reeling from a spate of police brutality. Four years later, we have a new president, fundamental shifts in our country’s relationships with its overseas allies, and a new national conversation around racial justice, immigration, and gun violence.
UConn Today– Whether representing the legal cases of families of children with special needs, leading efforts to teach young and pre-teen girls of color in-demand skills in technology and computer programming, or steering the course of Fidelity Personal Investing, the honored guests of UConn’s commencement ceremonies are leaders in their fields.
More than 300 Sign-up for iQ Kickoff As Entrepreneurship Takes Root at UConn
When he was a high school lacrosse player, Frank Amaefuna took a slash from an opponent. Although he was wearing a helmet, his head smacked the ground hard. Continue Reading
Hartford Business Journal – Woodbridge businessman Peter J. Werth has pledged $22.5 million to the UConn Foundation, which will include establishing an Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
UConn Today – After announcing his $22.5 million commitment to UConn to foster innovation on Dec. 4, donor Peter Werth attended presentations by alumni, graduate, and undergraduate student innovators during the Entrepreneurial & Innovation Student Huddle held at the newly named Peter J. Werth Residence Tower, formerly Next Generation Connecticut Residence Hall.
The UConn Foundation has received a $22.5 million commitment from Peter J. Werth, ensuring a legacy of innovation and entrepreneurship for generations of students to come.
“Peter’s transformative and historic commitment cements his legacy as a most generous friend to UConn,” said Josh Newton, President and CEO, UConn Foundation. “As a steadfast UConn supporter for many years, Peter has previously given very generously to our athletic programs. We’re grateful that his generosity has expanded to include academics, especially into an area that supports the economy of our state: entrepreneurship and innovation. We hope he will inspire others to follow his lead.” Continue Reading