UConn Today– UConn’s student-athletes are often lauded for their on-field or on-court achievements, but there’s an equally important – often unseen – dimension to the student-athlete. UConn Today’s Student-Athlete Strong series highlights the academic prowess of selected high-achieving student-athletes and provides an inside look at their lives beyond their sport.
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– Campus tradition dictates there are many places on the Storrs campus a student should visit early in a UConn education. The typical list includes the Husky statue, Dairy Bar, the UConn Bookstore and Gampel Pavilion.
Add to that list the Center for Career Development.
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.
The New York Yankees invited 34 School of Business students, Dean John A. Elliott, and staff from the Office of Career Development to attend an April 8 game at Yankee Stadium and learn more about job opportunities with the organization. Continue Reading
UConn Today– If you were a student in the UConn School of Business between 1972 and 2015, chances are you have fond memories of Dick Kochanek. The professor emeritus taught Principles of Financial Accounting to upwards of 40,000 students over his time at UConn, and he’s warmly regarded by a vast majority of them.
The School of Business and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are launching a new dual-degree, German immersion program, designed to give students an advantage in applying for jobs with international companies. Continue Reading