Dean Elliott Assures International Students for Fall 2021
Watch this video to learn more about campus reopening for Fall '21, COVID vaccinations, in-person classes, and more.
The View From The Dean's Chair
What's Currently On My Mind:
Business Programs Lauded by Three Top Organizations
July 7, 2021
In the business school we focus on strategic planning to guide future and continuous improvement as we implement our plan. The central theme is excellent education that allows our students to become their best selves. We design and implement a learning process that ensures that they emerge as well-prepared citizens and employees who advance their communities and drive the economics of the state. As academics, we explore important questions, convene important discussions, and enhance the practice and understanding of management. Continue reading
Master’s Degree in FinTech Is Latest Big Innovation at School of Business
May 25, 2021
In a recent newsletter, I announced the launch of a new, Online MBA program at UConn. The program goes live this fall, and we have almost 40 applications under review, and another 53 in process.
Today I am pleased to announce another innovation, the launch of a Master of Science degree in FinTech. Our UConn Board of Trustees approved this program on April 28. This graduate degree will prepare people to participate in the rapidly changing intersection of finance, technology, and analytics. Continue reading
UConn, School of Business Embrace Life-Transformative Education
April 20, 2021
Tom Katsouleas, UConn’s new president, arrived with a clear vision, which included a university-wide commitment to life-transformative education (LTE).
The LTE Task Force started by asking: Why are we working here at UConn? The response: “UConn seeks to imagine what our University would look like if every one of our faculty and staff responded to that question with: ‘We are here to help transform the lives of UConn’s students.’ ” Continue reading
UConn’s New Online MBA Program Will Build on Proven Experience
March 16, 2021
I’m excited and proud to announce that we are launching a fully online MBA (OMBA): Excited because this new program is uniquely poised to provide a high-level academic experience that will prepare our students to be agile in the changing landscape of the post-COVID business world; Proud because of the laser-focused efforts across the School and University to bring this program to life. Continue reading
Connecticut is Thriving: Let’s Keep It Going
February 16, 2021
Gov. Ned Lamont created the Governor’s Workforce Council to lead efforts to grow and refine Connecticut’s workforce. Led by distinguished individuals, four committees foster a broad approach to workforce development. For example, UConn President Tom Katsouleas is an ex-officio member of the Career & Education Committee, while Jim Loree, CEO of Stanley Black & Decker, chairs the Business Leadership Committee. I serve as one of many collaborators in this effort. Continue reading
The Dean's Fund
Gifts to the School of Business Dean’s Fund provide support for the areas of greatest need at the UConn School of Business. The Fund supports innovative career programming such as FinTech, Data Analytics and the Business Connections Learning Center; international business and culture immersion experiences; and assistance for students affected by the COVID 19 pandemic. As we continue to mobilize the Dean's Fund to help support our students in need, I encourage you to join us and make a donation to the Dean’s Fund through the UConn Foundation.
Dean's Fund Scholarships
The School of Business is offering emergency aid to current and future Business students whose financial need had been brought on or amplified by the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic. This includes, but is not limited to, additional scholarship support, funding for access to remote learning, and access to supplementary learning opportunities if necessary.
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John A. Elliott
Dean and Auran J. Fox Chair in Business
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