John Elliott



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




Professor Stephen Park Named Satell CSR Fellow

Stephen Park (UConn School of Business)

Solutions to Climate Change, Poverty, Other Social Challenges Require Collective Effort, New Approaches

Business Law Professor Stephen Park has been named to the newly created position of Satell Fellow in Corporate Social Responsibility.

“The School of Business is deeply invested in the development of corporate social responsibility guidelines and shares the belief that this work is of utmost importance,” said Dean John A. Elliott. Continue Reading


Professor Noble to Lead Werth Institute

Professor David Noble has been named the director of the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at UConn. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Professor David Noble has been named the director of the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at UConn. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Business School Professor Predicts UConn is on Cusp of Powerful Entrepreneurial Growth

David Noble, a professor-in-residence in the management department at the School of Business, has been named the director of the new Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at UConn. Continue Reading


Op-Ed: Higher Education Is Still the Most Sure-Footed Route to Employment, Career and Financial Success

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The Facts Don’t Lie

One of the pleasures of being part of a great educational institution is that I learn from colleagues. Professor Shaun Dougherty from UConn’s Neag School of Education recently published an article in The Conversation that was featured in UConn Today titled, “Want a Job? It’s Still about Education.” She reminds us of some glaring facts that have recently been lost in some of the debates about whether college is worth the investment. Continue Reading


New Business Faculty for 2017

Leanne Adams speaks with Christopher Miller after the first faculty meeting in September. Both Adams and Miller are new instructors-in-residence in the accounting department. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Leanne Adams speaks with Christopher Miller after the first faculty meeting in September. Both Adams and Miller are new instructors-in-residence in the accounting department. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Impressive Professors Bring Strong Credentials, Added Zeal to School of Business Ranks

An expert in terror analytics, a marketer who worked for NBC, Pepsi and Disney, and a champion of the volunteer income tax program at UConn are among the newest faculty at the School of Business. Continue Reading