UConn Today – In recognition of a leadership gift that continues the transformational philanthropy of University Board of Trustees chairman Dan Toscano ’87 (BUS) and his family, the new state-of-the-art ice hockey arena being constructed at UConn Storrs will bear the name Toscano Family Ice Forum.
Verge Consultants are graduate students that work with CCEI and Connecticut's SBDC to support startups and small businesses as they are overcoming the various hurdles of starting and growing their companies. Verge Consultants work together as a team to consult between 8-12 companies per summer in a variety of different industries, life cycles, challenges they face, and types of projects. Through a partnership with Connecticut Small Business Development Center, Verge Consultants get the opportunity to work directly with SBDC's business advisors to learn firsthand about consulting and supporting businesses. Consultants receive a stipend of $7,500 for 10 weeks of consulting between the end of May and the beginning of August. Verge Consultants will: Gain exposure and deliver solutions in multiple industries. Experience working with companies across various business life cycles. Work on Challenging projects that differ amongst each client. Collaborate with a team of consultants that has diverse business backgrounds and a wide range of startup and consulting experience. Build a resume of consulting experiences from 8-12 different client companies.