Month: August 2015

Chemotherapy Suite Named After Advocate for Cancer Patients

When cancer patients step into the chemotherapy area at the UConn Health Outpatient Pavilion, they may be reminded of a cozy library at a four-star hotel. The waiting area is lined with floor-to-ceiling, cherry bookshelves loaded with 1,800 books. Carpeted and painted in soothing greys and creams, the room has two couches and is dotted […]

UConn Night Slated at Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament

Come out and celebrate the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team—and wear your best UConn swag—on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at the Connecticut Open, presented by United Technologies at the Connecticut Open Tennis Center at Yale University. Hosted by UConn women’s basketball broadcaster Meghan Pattyson-Culmo, the City of New Haven will present a proclamation honoring the […]

UConn Foundation Raises $78 Million in FY 2015, Surpasses Goal

  The UConn Foundation raised $78 million during fiscal year 2015, $6 million—or nearly 10 percent—more than its goal. The fundraising total is the second-highest ever for the UConn Foundation, surpassed only by the $81 million raised in FY 2014. When combined, the Foundation’s two-year fundraising performance since Joshua R. Newton arrived as president & […]

Golf Event to Benefit UConn Soccer Program

University of Connecticut men’s soccer great and successful businessman Tony Rizza is turning 50 years old and a benefit golf tournament to celebrate that milestone will be held on Monday, September 21, with all proceeds benefitting the construction of the Rizza Family Soccer Complex in Storrs. The tournament will be held at the Tunxis Plantation […]