Professor Jim Marsden, who led the OPIM department for 15 years and helped put UConn’s information management program on the national map, has taught his last class before retirement.Continue Reading
Arrive Early, Stay Late, Put in the Effort to Succeed, Says Commencement Speaker Doug Elliot, President of The Hartford
In a commencement speech laced with solid career advice about hard work and attaining career success, Doug Elliot ’82 mentioned that his life did benefit from a touch of serendipity. Continue Reading
MBA Students Used Scholarships to Study Insurance, Monetary Theory and More
The four UConn MBA students who were awarded 2017 GE Global Fellow Scholarships to pursue their global business research interests presented their findings to faculty and administrators on April 7. Continue Reading
Need for ‘Analytic Talent’ in Fairfield County Drove Decision to Expand Degree Offering
The rapidly growing and immensely popular master’s degree in business analytics and project management (MSBAPM), currently offered exclusively in Hartford, will soon be added to UConn Stamford’s curriculum. Continue Reading
The UConn School of Business’ graduate degree programs based in downtown Hartford received good news recently—they will remain in their current location and expand to additional space.
Not only did the Board of Trustees vote to extend the Graduate Business Learning Center’s (GBLC) lease at 100 Constitution Plaza, but also agreed to add two additional floors to the existing space, allocating a total of six floors of classroom, meeting and office space. Continue Reading
The School of Business is expanding its Alumni Mentor Program to give Full-time MBA students additional professional contacts, who can guide, advise and encourage them in their career pursuits.
“We have some fantastic alumni out there who want to give back to the school in various ways. They recognize the importance of mentoring in their own careers and want to pay it forward. And what better way than to mentor current MBA students?” said Suresh Nair, associate dean for graduate programs.Continue Reading
CEO Magazine Ranks Program Among the Best Globally
CEO Magazine has rated the University of Connecticut’s MBA program among the best in the world, according to a ranking released earlier this month.
UConn was the only Connecticut university named in the survey, and one of only four in New England (Boston University, Bryant and UMass). It is ranked with the likes of Georgetown, University of California-Berkeley and Purdue as a Tier 1 school of excellence.Continue Reading
Five faculty members from the School of Business have been named Ackerman Scholars for academic years 2015-2017. They are: John Phillips of Accounting, Rex Santerre of Finance, Greg Reilly of Management, Girish Punj of Marketing and Bob Day of Operations and Information Management (OPIM).
The Ackerman Scholar award recognizes significant and continuing all-round academic productivity among the faculty of the School, said Sulin Ba, associate dean of academic and research support. It is awarded to faculty who are not already supported by endowed chair, professorship, scholarship or fellowship appointments. The award is supported by the Ackerman Fund, the School of Business and the departments.