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
Ireland: An Economic Renaissance
Photos from the UConn CIBER Faculty/Professional Development in International Business Program, May 2017
This new program from the UConn Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) provided participants with a greater understanding of Ireland’s economic resurgence over the last two decades created through increased foreign direct investment, expanded exporting, a focus on high tech innovative entrepreneurship and a commitment to strengthening the international financial services sector.
Residential ‘Incubator’ for Business Students Offers Travel, Networking, Career Edge
Sophomore Jessenia ‘Jes’ Nieves has toured much of New England during her life, but longs to see the world beyond the USA.
This summer she had the chance to travel to Austria and Hungary with the Business Connections Learning Community, UConn’s dedicated residence and career incubator for select freshmen and sophomores pursuing business careers. Continue Reading
CEO: Among Worthwhile Charities, UConn Tops List
“The UConn School of Business was the foundation for everything I did in my career. It set me on a great course,” said Eugene F. Martin III, ’87, ’89 MBA, president and CEO of Gordon Brothers Finance Co. “If a career is a pyramid, you need a strong foundation. That came from my education at UConn.” Continue Reading
UConn Senior Margo Bailey Awarded Fulbright
Bailey Plans Career Helping Kids Appreciate Foreign Languages, Cultures, People
How do you top a college career that includes two study-abroad trips, internships at international companies, and a three-part honors thesis exploring bilingual advertising and the toy industry?
Margo Bailey, a senior honors student majoring in marketing, did it by earning a Fulbright Scholarship. Continue Reading
The Social & Academic Case for Living in a Learning Community
Poets & Quants for Undergrads– As a freshman business major at the University of Connecticut, Elizabeth Perry has already hobnobbed with the dean of the business school, helped organize a case competition for Target and attended speed-networking events that have helped her forge valuable connections in the business world. Those types of experiences would have been out of her reach had she not checked off a box on the housing application for UConn’s Business Connections Learning Community back when she was a senior in high school.