Interim Provost John A. Elliott has become the Chair of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business–considered the ‘gold’ standard accrediting body for business schools. His appointment became official July 1.Continue Reading
When 60 thought leaders in business-law education gathered at UConn’s graduate campus in Hartford last week to look at the future of their profession, there was one message that resonated with all:
Never has there been a more critical time for legal education to be embraced as a fundamental part of a high-quality business-education curriculum.Continue Reading
Four prominent UConn School of Business alumni will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during a ceremony at 6 p.m. March 22 at the Hartford Marriott Downtown.
Inductees include a two-time alumnus and global entertainment leader; the recently retired president of a $2.5 billion fire and security company; the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, and a partner in the largest real estate management investment firm in the U.S. Continue Reading
Joe Ercolano has been named the State Director of the Connecticut Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC), effective immediately. Ercolano, a former executive at Pitney Bowes, most recently served as the CTSBDC’s Acting State Director.Continue Reading
UConn Revamps Family Business Program, Offers Bootcamp, Summer Internship Program to Help Multi-Generational Companies Thrive
Ask Julie Paine-Miller, vice president of Paine’s Inc. Recycling and Rubbish Removal, what it is like to be employed in a family-owned business, and she will share that some of her fondest childhood memories involve riding in her family’s garbage trucks.
“I have a deep-seated love for trash!,” Paine-Miller said with a laugh. “I have memories of being around the trucks from the time I was a little girl.”Continue Reading
Alumnus Michael Koppel ’78, the former executive vice president and chief financial officer of retail giant Nordstrom Inc., and his family, have given a generous gift in support of students participating in an international, business-immersion program.Continue Reading
It was supposed to be a friendly game of touch football.Continue Reading
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