You’ve seen it before: Cheerful, photogenic students in university gear on the covers of magazines, pamphlets, and yes, your 2016 UConn Foundation Annual Report. But these students don’t just make nice stock photography. Like you, they are the people who make UConn great. They have already accomplished amazing things, and we have a feeling they’re […]
The UConn Foundation introduced Mark A. Beaudoin ’82 (BUS) of Westport, Michael Melio ’15H of Waxhaw, North Carolina, and Lincoln Millstein ’77 (CLAS) of Riverside as the three newest members to the Board of Directors on Friday, October 7. “Lincoln, Michael, and Mark are excellent additions to the Board of Directors, both in terms of […]
Elizabeth Pouya ’17 hasn’t yet graduated, but she’s already launched a start-up—thanks to an alumni-driven UConn program designed to foster student entrepreneurship.
By Stefanie Dion Jones From the moment the Neag School of Education announced its intention this past fall to launch a new scholarship fund in honor of longtime colleague Valerie Pichette, intense support from within and beyond the University quickly became clear. Faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, students, and friends of UConn immediately offered an outpouring […]
By Tim Froberg, USA Today Network-Wisconsin This article was originally published on Post-Crescent. The hair is coming back and so is the fastball. The latter will serve Ryan Radue well the remainder of his collegiate baseball career at the University of Connecticut. When he does return to the mound, Radue may see the sport […]
By Claire Hall Alumnus Gordon Flynn ’56, an industrial engineer and research consultant who enjoyed collecting prints, paintings, clocks and unusual artifacts, has left his $1 million estate to the School of Business, the biggest bequest in the school’s history. “I am really happy that I can help students get their education and get started […]
The student whose life was transformed by a scholarship, the patient who received a free mammogram at UConn Health, and the U.S. veteran who took advantage of job training programs—they all benefited from philanthropy. Thanks to you, UConn Nation, we’ve completed one of the most successful fundraising years in our history.