John Elliott


National Science Foundation Invites UConn to Join Prestigious Partnership, Enhancing Opportunities for Science, Tech Startups

UConn Today – The University of Connecticut has joined the National Science Foundation I-Corps Hub Northeast Region, a prestigious appointment that will allow the university to serve more entrepreneurs seeking to develop scientific and technological innovations.

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In Memory of Larry Gramling

UConn Today – With the passing of professor emeritus Larry Gramling on Tuesday, the School of Business has lost a beloved leader, who taught tens of thousands of accounting students during his 38-year tenure at UConn.

“Larry was a much-loved, much-admired colleague and friend, not only within the School of Business but across the University and in the professional community of accountants,’’ said School of Business Dean John A. Elliott. “Our hearts are heavy.’’

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Data Shows UConn Alums Rank Among High Earners in Accounting, Finance, Law

UConn Today – UConn is among the top 20 public universities nationwide in which alumni who built careers in accounting, finance, and law earn more than peers who graduated from other institutions, according to data compiled by an organization that researches employment trends.

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‘Hall of Fame’ Ceremony Celebrates Alumni Success—From Main Street to Wall Street

UConn Today – More than 300 alumni, faculty, and friends of the School of Business celebrated the 30th anniversary Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Hartford Marriott Downtown on Friday evening.

The celebration welcomed five outstanding and accomplished alumni to the Hall of Fame, while simultaneously honoring business, ingenuity, friendships, family, education, and even the men’s basketball team. Inductees also shared their advice to the many undergraduate and graduate students in the audience.

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UConn School of Business Reduces MBA Course Requirements, Enabling Students to Complete the Degree More Quickly

UConn Today – The UConn School of Business announced today that it has revised its MBA program, making it faster, more flexible, and more convenient for graduate students to earn their degrees.

Beginning in Fall 2023, the program will decrease the number of credits required to earn an MBA from 57 to 42. It will also change its concentrations and realign its core courses. The changes allow students to complete the MBA program faster—in just over a year if pursued aggressively—and at a lower cost.



Management Professor Nora Madjar Appointed Associate Dean

Management professor Nora Madjar has been named Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs. (Contributed photo)

Professor Nora Madjar, a 20-year faculty member who has won multiple teaching awards and is a leader in curriculum development and review, has been appointed Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs at the School of Business. Continue Reading


As the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Celebrates its 15th Anniversary, Dozens of Startups Excel

CCEI celebrates their 15th anniversary this year. Left to Right, Kate Savinelli, Mehgan Williams, Michaela Hartl, Jen Mathieu, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Dean John A. Elliot, Alycia Chrosniak, Rory McGloin, and Rachel Borden.
CCEI celebrates their 15th anniversary this year. Left to Right, Kate Savinelli, Mehgan Williams, Michaela Hartl, Jen Mathieu, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Dean John A. Elliott, Alycia Chrosniak, Rory McGloin, and Rachel Borden. (Defining Studios)

When Jeremy Bronen ’20 [ENG] and Timothy Krupski ’15 [ENG] ’21 MS [ENG], ’21 MBA launched their business in 2020, the idea of raising $50,000 in funding seemed almost impossible.Continue Reading


MSBAPM Team Wins Second-Place in Prestigious Healthcare Analytics Case Competition

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A hard-working team of MSBAPM students took home second-place, and a $20,000 award, in the fiercely competitive Humana-Mays Healthcare Analytics Case Competition. Continue Reading