Our Moment (September - October 2012)

Estate Supports Women's Health

Fred M. Hollfelder devoted his considerable resources to preserving his late wife's legacy. He has bequeathed $1.75 million to benefit the Charlotte Johnson Hollfelder Center for Women's Health.


Women's Health Breakfast
(October 18, 2012) 

Honoring an Icon of UConn Engineering
The incredible life of UConn Emeritus Professor Charles H. Knapp '53 '62 is being honored by his children through a named professorship in the School of Engineering.
Webster Bank Supports UConn Basketball
Webster Bank has made a significant financial investment to support construction of a new Basketball Development Center on the UConn Storrs campus.
Bringing Behavior into the ABCs
George Sugai, the Carole J. Neag Chair in Behavioral Disorders, has years of research and study that have made him an authority on student behavior and school discipline.
Writing Career Supports a Scholarship
Bestselling children's author Ron Roy '65 has given back to UConn to inspire a new generation of writers.
Stamford Students Supported By Gift
Double alumna Joann DeBlasis '76 MBA '83 has become a leader in the insurance industry and is now giving back to help UConn students at the Stamford campus.
California Transplant Boosts Libraries
As a lover of languages, books and her childhood memories of Mansfield, Harriet MacLean decided to make a major gift to support the Connecticut/New England History Collection at Homer Babbidge Library.
Longtime Donor Also a Grateful Patient
enews- image_201209_friedman.jpg Lou and Judi Friedman have been annual donors since 1988. They didn’t know when they started giving that the UConn Health Center would save Mr. Friedman’s life.
Agriculture Students Benefit from Gift
International horticulture expert Donald N. Maynard '54 and his wife, Gail, are improving student life in CANHR through a major new gift.
Grant Fuels Studies of Low-Carb Diets
enews- image_201209_volek.jpg A grant from the Atkins Foundation supports studies by kinesiologist / dietician Jeff Volek on the benefits of low-carb diets.
Educator Pledges Estate to Scholarship
enews- image_201209_cohen.jpg As a teacher and department head, Jack Cohen '65 helped educate hundreds of young people. He has donated his estate to support his belief in the value of education.
Helping Others Afford College
With a family of their own, John and Amy Slavik '90 know the financial realities that families face when considering impending college costs. That’s why they created a new scholarship at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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