Month: January 2015

RELEASE: Hall H.S. Valedictorian Stars in Conn. Scholarship Campaign

WNPR spots part of effort to double amount raised for scholarships over next 5 years Jan. 20—The co-valedictorian of Hall high School’s 2013 class is about to gain statewide recognition as part of the UConn Foundation’s efforts to raise $150 million over the next five years for scholarships and fellowships. Ashwini Joshi, a sophomore studying […]

Physician Creates Fellowship for Future Practitioners

“When I look back to when I was accepted at the University School of Medicine, it was one of the greatest days of my life,” said Dr. Lindsay Schine (’89 MD). Thanks to her, other students can feel that rush of excitement—and know that they have the support of someone who walked their path. Dr. […]

RELEASE: West Haven physician stars in statewide campaign promoting UConn scholarships

WNPR spots part of effort to double amount raised for scholarships over next five years. Jan. 27 – Serving as a physician for the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven since 1992, Dr. Lindsay Schine is about to gain statewide recognition as part of the UConn Foundation’s efforts to raise $150 million over the […]

A Parental Tribute Supports Future Students

Beverly and Harold Samuels worked hard to support their children, David and Nancy. To supplement his position as a banking executive, Harold had his own business preparing income tax returns for more than 200 clients each tax season. Both were dedicated civic leaders, serving on the boards of several Hartford-area community organizations. Their children learned […]

Alumna Gives Dental School’s Largest Gift

“I want to pay it forward,” says Kathleen Burr, DMD ’85, an avid orthodontist and horsewoman. Dr. Burr and her spouse, Robin Malkasian, will be paying it forward to students who follow in Dr. Burr’s footsteps to the UConn School of Dental Medicine, a national leader. Upon Dr. Burr’s retirement from private practice this year, […]