Lucy Gilson



Six Faculty Earn Promotions: ‘I Was Fortunate to Find Amazing Colleagues and Scholars at UConn’

(Peter Morenus / UConn)
(Peter Morenus / UConn)

Six faculty members at the School of Business have earned promotions, with several citing their colleagues as being instrumental in their success.
“We have a truly outstanding group of faculty promoted to the rank of associate and full professor,” said Lucy Gilson, Associate Dean of Faculty and Outreach. “Every one of these newly promoted faculty excels in the classroom and is committed to their students. They have all made valuable research contributions and been willing to share their business expertise both inside and outside of the classroom.” Continue Reading


HBJ Honors 4 UConn Business Alums For Their Professional, Community Contributions

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HBJ’s 2021 Women in Business Awards include nine honorees who are alumnae of the UConn School of Business. (istockphoto.com)

Four UConn School of Business alumnae will be honored at the 2021 Women in Business Awards Ceremony. The April 22 event is sponsored by the Hartford Business Journal.Continue Reading


Accounting Professor Mo Hussein Recognized for Excellence by UConn Provost

Professor Mohammed "Mo" Hussein (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Professor Mohammed “Mo” Hussein (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Accounting professor Mohamed “Mo” Hussein has received the Provost’s Outstanding Service Award

for his contributions to the university.

The award honors faculty whose contribution exceeds expectations and whose work is exemplary in enhancing UConn’s teaching, research service or engagement.Continue Reading


Professors: Pandemic Creates ‘Watershed Moment’ for Telecommuting

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Because of the coronavirus pandemic, more workers than ever are telecommuting. (Getty Images)

Welcome to your new office!

Whether you’re a CEO, a psychologist, or a TV meteorologist, the COVID-19 pandemic has likely forced you to make the abrupt switch from the familiar comfort of a traditional office to the rewards and challenges of working from home.Continue Reading



Auriemma Leadership Conference: ‘Do the Brave Thing’

Lucy Gilson (left), Associate Dean of the UConn School of Business and Geno Auriemma (right), Head Coach of UConn Women's Basketball, speak during the first day of the Leadership Conference.  This year's program focused on leading through complexity and uncertainty. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Lucy Gilson (left), Associate Dean of the UConn School of Business and Geno Auriemma (right), Head Coach of UConn Women’s Basketball, speak during the first day of the Leadership Conference. This year’s program focused on leading through complexity and uncertainty. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

Embrace disruption or be left behind.

That was one of the powerful messages shared by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Co-President George Barrios ’87, ’89 MBA, one of the keynote speakers at the Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference in Stamford, Conn.Continue Reading


Two Veteran Professors Promoted to Associate Business Deans

Jose M. Cruz (left) and Lucy Gilson (right) have been named associate deans in the UConn School of Business.  Gilson has taken on the mantle of associate dean for faculty and outreach, while Cruz is now the associate dean for graduate programs. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)
Jose M. Cruz (left) and Lucy Gilson (right) have been named associate deans in the UConn School of Business. Gilson has taken on the mantle of associate dean for faculty and outreach, while Cruz is now the associate dean for graduate programs. (Nathan Oldham / UConn School of Business)

The School of Business has announced the appointment of Professors Lucy Gilson and Jose M. Cruz as new associate deans. They join Professor Bob Day in rounding out the three-person team reporting to Interim Dean David Souder.Continue Reading


Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference Announces Theme, Impressive Line-Up of Speakers

Geno Auriemma
Geno Auriemma greets the crowd at the 2018 conference. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

The 2019 Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference will focus on “Leading in Complex, Uncertain and Ambiguous Times,” a reflection of the myriad of ways in which business is changing. Continue Reading


Semin Park ’19 Ph.D. Awarded Prestigious SIOP Award

Pictured above, Semin Park '19 was awarded the 2019 Lee Hakel Graduate Student Scholarship from SIOP, in addition to an Outstanding Graduate Assistant award. (contributed photo)
Pictured above, Semin Park ’19 was awarded the 2019 Lee Hakel Graduate Student Scholarship from SIOP, in addition to an Outstanding Graduate Assistant award. (contributed photo)

Management Ph.D. candidate Semin Park, already a stand-out for having her research published in a top-tier journal, has won two more awards, including recognition from a national professional society.Continue Reading