Month: May 2015

Emeritus Foundation Board Chair, UConn Alum Elected New York Life President

Congratulations to John Y. Kim ’87 (MBA), a former chair of the UConn Foundation Board of Directors and current member of the Founders Society, who was recently elected president of the New York Life Insurance Company. He’ll also retain the roles of CIO and vice chairman. Kim received his MBA from UConn in 1987 and […]

Children Honor Mother By Funding UConn Scholarship

Clare Bernstein was far from the traditional University of Connecticut student and her two children, also UConn graduates, want to make sure her legacy endures. So Richard Bernstein and Judith Peritz recently established the Clare and Herbert (their father) Bernstein Scholarship Fund to, in Richard Bernstein’s words, “honor the memory of our parents.”

Philanthropy Brings Beautiful Music to School of Fine Arts

A look at the pianos’ delivery to the Music Department, featuring Director Eric Rice. Many thanks to the Lawrence J. and Natalie D. Portell Foundation for their support! A walk through the Music Department wing of the School of Fine Arts building most times of the day provides a traveler with an eclectic mix of […]

Philanthropy: Helping Students Even After Graduation

The more than 8,200 students who will receive undergraduate and graduate degrees from UConn this weekend face, on average, less debt than college students at other public and private universities. Eighty-three percent of UConn undergraduates receive some form of financial aid and the average student loan debt at UConn is nearly 20 percent lower than […]

RELEASE: Two UConn Foundation Board Members Among Inductees into School of Business Hall of Fame

A May 8th ceremony is slated for the Hartford Convention Center Two UConn Foundation Board members are among the group of four alumni who will be inducted into the UConn School of Business Hall of Fame this week. In a ceremony scheduled for May 8th at the Connecticut Convention Center, the School of Business will […]