Author: Jennifer Huber

Alumnus, Student Star in UConn Scholarship Campaign

Angelo DeFazio, president and CEO of Arrow Pharmacy & Nutrition Centers, and medical student Fludiona Naka, a graduate of Hartford’s Bulkeley High School, will star in a statewide campaign promoting the UConn Foundation’s Transform Lives initiative to raise $150 million for scholarships and fellowships. Since the Transform Lives initiative launched in 2015, the UConn Foundation […]

UConn Honors Heroes in Fight Against Cancer

The 7th Annual White Coat Gala: Honoring Heroes and Healers, to benefit UConn Health, will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. University President Susan Herbst will host with Mark Zinni, anchor of Eyewitness News on WFSB Channel 3. UConn Health and the UConn Foundation are pleased to […]

Donors Honored for Supporting New Outpatient Pavilion

Gratitude was the resounding message at a private dedication ceremony on November 19 for donors who named spaces in the new UConn Health Outpatient Pavilion, which opened in 2015. The Outpatient Pavilion accommodates nearly 4,000 visitors per day and houses an array of departments, including internal medicine, ophthalmology, general surgery, the Carole and Ray Neag […]

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, […]