The Bristol Press– Sophomore Abigail King won the gold medal certificate for her idea for an interior design consulting business called “Intuit Interiors,” at the 15th Bristol Eastern High School Business Plan Competition (BPC), held recently at the UConn-Waterbury regional campus.
UConn Net Impact Graduate Chapter – On October 13th, 2017, UConn’s Graduate Net Impact Chapter hosted a volunteer day for Riverfront Recapture, a non-profit organization that manages downtown Hartford’s riverfront park system.
Hartford Business Journal – This year’s Hartford Business Journal CFO of the Year Awards may have been one of the most competitive in recent memory.
Among the companies whose chief financial officers were in the running for the honor were Stanley Black & Decker, Aetna, United Financial Bancorp and Virtus Investment Partners.
UConn Expertise Helps Strengthen United Nations’ Global Initiatives on Responsible Business Conduct
When a United Nations committee met last month in Geneva, Switzerland, to prepare new guidance on business and human rights, six UConn faculty offered suggestions to bolster the international treaty. Continue Reading
Professor Emeritus Karla Fox Remains Busy – With Varied Pursuits
Since retiring from UConn, where her last full-time appointment was Interim Dean, Karla Fox has kept busy with a number of civic activities. Continue Reading
Social Media Campaign Strives to Promote Acceptance, Challenge Extremism
A group of business students set out with a daunting task: to reduce negativity, extremism and hate on social media. Along the way, they garnered support from the Department of Homeland Security and Facebook to challenge extremist views across the world. Continue Reading
Student-led UConn Consulting Group Offered Helping Hand to Financial Startups
Two financial services startups were the recent beneficiaries of a helping hand from the UConn Consulting Group, an undergraduate, student-led organization that works on real-life business projects to both assist companies and broaden student experiences.
“By working on a project for a startup, I had direct access to the CEO and felt like the UConn Consulting Group was consistently making an impact on the company,” said junior Matthew DeLeon. “The trust that the company placed in the group allowed us to push beyond what we had done in the past.” Continue Reading
“To Work With the Students Was Truly a Pleasure”
The specialists at the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) pride their center as being a safe place where visitors are greeted with a cup of coffee and one question: How can we help you with your recovery today?
But what happens when the Center itself needs help? That’s when four UConn MBA students were able to step up and lend their expertise. Continue Reading
Economic Development Board Hears UConn Students’ Fresh Ideas to Renew City
For a hands on approach to their curriculum, students in management professor David Noble’s Strategic Analysis class created new and unique business incubator ideas to revive Downtown Waterbury and make its commercial zone more attractive to young college graduates.
The top projects included a restaurant incubator, a technology incubator and a music-studio incubator. Continue Reading