Month: November 2014

RELEASE: UConn Foundation Board Endorses $150 Million for Scholarships

Five-year plan will double money Foundation raises for scholarships and fellowships, ensure UConn attracts best and brightest STORRS—On Nov. 7, the Board of Directors of the UConn Foundation endorsed a five-year, $150 million fundraising initiative that will double the amount of financial support—including merit and need-based scholarships—that the Foundation raises for the benefit of the […]

From The Crowd: UConn Makes Hockey East Debut

On Wednesday night, the UConn Men’s Ice Hockey program made its home debut in Hockey East in front of a sellout crowd with a thrilling 1-0 victory over Boston College. As part of this historic event, UConn Athletics was pleased to welcome back many former players and longtime supporters of the men’s ice hockey. Throughout […]

UConn Athletics Celebrates Endowed Scholarship Donors

Nearly 250 donors, student-athletes, coaches and administrators gathered inside Rome Ballroom in October for the UConn Athletics Annual Endowed Scholarship Dinner. Throughout the evening, which featured a social hour, dinner and speaking program, those in attendance heard about the importance of endowed scholarships on the lives of UConn’s student-athletes and the success of its programs.

Local Engineering Firm Launches Matching Gift Challenge

For many years, the UConn School of Engineering has been proud to partner with locally owned engineering firm Fuss & O’Neill. As part of their continued investment in the University, the company has launched a new matching gift initiative that will increase funding for the Fuss & O’Neill Endowed Scholarship Fund.