2017-2018 recipients of the Society of Industrial & Office Realtors (SIOR) scholarship in memory of Samuel F. Pierson included Jordan Angel ’18, Kelly Yates ’18, Hannah Schmidt ’18 and William Golonka ’18. The students have demonstrated academic excellence while pursuing a degree in real estate with intent toward a real estate career. Each of the seniors embrace the learning of real estate with great enthusiasm and look forward to starting their careers this spring.
Before Dan Toscano ’87 and his wife Tresa Toscano, endowed two full-ride scholarships to the School of Business, they, too, were students who struggled financially. Continue Reading
Greewich Time – Stamford Dollars for Scholars awarded 29 city high school graduates scholarships worth $97,500 at its sixth annual ceremony last week.
More than 180 family, friends and guests attended the ceremony, which featured a keynote address from Gary Freeman, president of Stamford Dollars for Scholars. Twenty-three of the scholarships, valued at $44,000 were sponsored by generous individuals and organizations in the community.
UConn Foundation – Donors Peter ’55 (BUS) and Re’ Telep are committed to supporting UConn Stamford students today – and in the future.
In 2009, the couple established the Telep Family Scholarship to support UConn Stamford students. Recently, the two decided to ensure the scholarship’s longevity by creating an endowed scholarship through their estate plans. For the Teleps, this scholarship is an opportunity to give back and help others move ahead in the world.
School of Business Alumnus Gives to Make College Accessible to All
UConn Foundation – UConn alumnus Dan Toscano says the best part about giving to scholarships is seeing the blossoming that can happen to a student during his or her college career. “You see a career start to play out, and it started with a good foundation,” he said in a segment that will play on Connecticut NPR stations from April 20 through Memorial Day weekend.
In 2015, MassMutual looks forward to assisting at least 30 undergraduate students with a scholarship worth up to $5,000. You are eligible if you are:
- entering your sophomore, junior, senior, or fifth year of undergraduate coursework.
- have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- are interested in pursuing a career in the insurance or financial services industry.
The MassMutual Scholars Program is a national scholarship program for high-achieving college students. Application and additional information can be found at massmutual.scholarsapply.org.
Applications for the MassMutual Scholars Program are open until March 31, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. CST.