Month: June 2015

Hartford Students Find Pipeline to Health Care Careers

A cohort of 20 exceptional high school seniors from greater Hartford celebrated the end of an exciting year working toward their goals to become health care professionals. On May 20, 2015, State Rep. Douglas McCrory, D-Hartford, gave the keynote address to graduates of UConn Health’s Senior Doctors Academy. The Senior Doctors Academy is funded in […]

Donny Marshall ’95 Joins Association President in Supporting New Alumni Engagement Model

Donny Marshall ’95, a current alumni trustee and former men’s basketball captain, wrote a letter to association members, who will be voting on whether or not to accept a new model for alumni engagement. “My fellow trustees and I recently voted to embrace a new concept in which UConn would consolidate its alumni relations efforts […]

Harry Hartley Leads New Scholarship Initiative With Gift (UConn Today)

When the UConn Foundation announced its $150 million student-support fundraising initiative this past year, former UConn President Harry Hartley’s longstanding sense of devotion to the University prompted him to lead the charge. Through a planned bequest, Hartley has designated a gift of $250,000 in support of undergraduate and graduate scholarships specifically for students in UConn’s […]

Longtime Accounting Professor Supports Opera at UConn

Rob Hoskin, a retired associate professor of accounting and former associate dean of the School of Business at UConn, talks about the importance of faculty and staff giving in this 2013 video. Giving back to the University of Connecticut is nothing new for Rob and Mary Hoskin. They’ve been doing it for years. The Hoskins’ […]

Walking the Walk: UConn Staff Participate in Health Fundraiser

“It’s important to practice what we preach,” said Abbie O’Brien, director of development, Health Sciences, at the UConn Foundation, who along with Amy Chesmer, the senior director of development for Health Sciences, led a team in the Jim Calhoun Ride & Walk for Lifesaving Research and Care this past weekend in West Hartford.