Undergraduate Programs


Webster Bank Honored with ABA Foundation Distinguished Service Award

Connecticut Council for Philanthropy – Webster Bank is proud to announce that Kathy Luria, senior vice president, director of Philanthropy and Community Affairs, has been named the 2019 winner of the American Bankers Association Foundation’s George Bailey Distinguished Service Award.

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UConn: Low(er) Cost, High ROI

The Fochi family has a long and proud connection to the University of Connecticut because they believe it provides a great education for the money. Pictured above is alumnus Bill Fochi ’63 with his daughter, Kerry Fochi Sanders ‘93, and his granddaughter Ashley Fochi ‘19. (Contributed photo).
The Fochi family has a long and proud connection to the University of Connecticut because they believe it provides a great education for the money. Pictured above is alumnus Bill Fochi ’63 with his daughter, Kerry Fochi Sanders ‘93, and his granddaughter Ashley Fochi ‘19. (Contributed photo).

Kerry Fochi Sanders ’93 was born a businesswoman, according to her family. From an early age she had ambition, determination and a keen financial sense.Continue Reading



Prudential Immersion Bootcamps Offer UConn Students Real-World Exposure

Second year students from UConn’s School of Business pose during their visit to Prudential for the yearly Immersion Bootcamp, where students have an opportunity to fine tune skills in a real-time environment. (Contributed Photo)
Second year students from UConn’s School of Business pose during their visit to Prudential for the yearly Immersion Bootcamp, where students have an opportunity to fine tune skills in a real-time environment. (Contributed Photo)

Spending three days at Prudential Immersion Bootcamps was an eye-opener for William Mudlaff, a sophomore majoring in finance.Continue Reading



Student Consulting Group Earns First-Place in Region

Left to right, John McLaughlin, John Brindisi, Keyur Shah, and Matthew Frank accepting their awards at the "Case for a Cause" competition (Photo courtesy of John McLaughlin)
Left to right, John McLaughlin, John Brindisi, Keyur Shah, and Matthew Frank accepting their awards at the “Case for a Cause” competition (Photo courtesy of John McLaughlin)

A team of students from the UConn Consulting Group were the first-place champions in a regional “Case for a Cause” competition, proving their business-solution prowess against participants from other top universities.Continue Reading



Hannah Bonitz ’19: Applying Analytics For Social Good

Hannah Bonitz '19 (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Hannah Bonitz ’19 (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

For her senior honors thesis, Hannah Bonitz is working to create a platform that would help law enforcement and other agencies to coordinate efforts to combat modern-day slavery. Continue Reading


Students Shine in National Diversity Case Competition

UConn students impressed the judges in a National Diversity Case Competition in Indiana recently, where they gave personalized pitches describing the need for a grocery store in Hartford. Pictured from left (back row) are: Aaron Hooker, Nick Furlow, Sean Brown, and (front row) Belma Pehratovic. All are Hartford natives and all are business majors except Hooker, who is studying political science. (UConn School of Business)
UConn students impressed the judges in a National Diversity Case Competition in Indiana recently, where they gave personalized pitches describing the need for a grocery store in Hartford. Pictured from left (back row) are: Aaron Hooker, Nick Furlow, Sean Brown, and (front row) Belma Pehratovic. All are Hartford natives and all are business majors except Hooker, who is studying political science. (UConn School of Business)

Four UConn students, who all grew up in Hartford, used personal examples of how difficult it can be to find fresh food in the capital city, impressing the judges at the National Diversity Case Competition in Indiana last month. Continue Reading