John Elliott



Accounting’s Larry Gramling Retires After 38 Years

In this 2014 file photo, Professor Larry Gramling, then associate dean of Undergraduate Programs, poses with scholarship recipient Joseph Quinn during the Accounting Honors Banquet. (Kim Bova/UConn School of Business)
In this 2014 file photo, Professor Larry Gramling, then associate dean of Undergraduate Programs, poses with scholarship recipient Joseph Quinn during the Accounting Honors Banquet. (Kim Bova/UConn School of Business)

It was supposed to be a friendly game of touch football.Continue Reading


New Business School Faculty for 2018

Top row, from left: Alina Lerman, Alexander Amati, Heidi Bailey, Stephen Brown. Bottom row, from left: Wei Chen, Redona Methasani ’18 Ph.D., Jo (Kyoungjo) Oh.
Top row, from left: Alina Lerman, Alexander Amati, Heidi Bailey, Stephen Brown.
Bottom row, from left: Wei Chen, Redona Methasani ’18 Ph.D., Jo (Kyoungjo) Oh.

Four UConn alumni, high-ranking executives from Anthem and Electric Boat, and professors with ties to Harvard and Yale are among the 14 new faculty joining the UConn School of Business this fall.Continue Reading


CCEI Fellowship Program Features Top Entrepreneurs

Daniel Yasoshima '18 (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Daniel Yasoshima ’18, a recent UConn graduate with a master of science in biomedical engineering, explains how the YouComm patient communication system would work. Yasoshima developed the innovation, soon to be tested at local hospitals, with Tom Cotton ’18 and engineering Professor Patrick Kumavor. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

It is a great thing to be an entrepreneur; it is even better to be an entrepreneur who can make a difference in the world. Continue Reading



New Engineering Program Aims to Attract the Most Talented Entrepreneurs to Connecticut

UConn Today– In a push to attract highly talented entrepreneurs from around the world to the state of Connecticut, UConn is launching a new Master’s of Engineering in Global Entrepreneurship, the first engineering-focused entrepreneurial graduate degree in the state.



Nearly 1,300 Businesses Thrive with CTSBDC Free Help

The Pastyrnaks of Counter Weight Brewing Co., just one of 1,284 businesses the CTSBDC helped in 2017 alone.  (Connecticut Small Business Development Center)
The Pastyrnaks of Counter Weight Brewing Co., just one of 1,284 businesses the CTSBDC helped in 2017 alone. (Connecticut Small Business Development Center)

Entrepreneur Bill Pastyrnak had an extensive business background, and he and his son had a passion for brewing beer, but without a helping hand, they knew their dream of creating Counter Weight Brewing Co. in Hamden, Conn., wouldn’t come true. Continue Reading



Dean Elliott Becomes Chair-Elect of AACSB International

School of Business Dean John A. Elliott pictured with students. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
School of Business Dean John A. Elliott pictured with students. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

John A. Elliott, dean of the UConn School of Business, has been elected vice chair/chair elect of AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the ‘gold standard’ accrediting body for business schools. Continue Reading