The New York Yankees invited 34 School of Business students, Dean John A. Elliott, and staff from the Office of Career Development to attend an April 8 game at Yankee Stadium and learn more about job opportunities with the organization. Continue Reading
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
Spring has arrived in Connecticut and, with it a renewed sense of excitement, growth and accomplishment both in our classrooms and through our research commitment. I would like to share with you some of our recent milestones. Continue Reading
The late Samuel Brandt ’50 has bequeathed $1.5 million to the School of Business creating an endowed scholarship in his name. Continue Reading
AACSB– Business law, ethics, and entrepreneurship expert Caryn L. Beck-Dudley, dean of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, has assumed the role as chair of the board of directors of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), effective January 31, 2018.
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
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
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