School of Fine Arts

A Love Story that Started in a UConn Dorm Comes Full Circle

John Krenicki Jr. ’84 and Donna Samson Krenicki ’84 met in the McMahon dorm where they both lived their junior year at UConn. He was studying mechanical engineering and while she majored in graphic design. Like so many Huskies who meet at UConn—more than 20,000 Husky couples at last count—it wasn’t long before they realized […]

Six Things You Might Not Know About the School of Fine Arts

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’ve snagged tickets to a Connecticut Repertory Theatre show or danced in your seat during a performance at Jorgensen or von der Mehden. Maybe you’ve bragged to your friends about how UConn is only one of two schools to offer an undergraduate degree—and the only school to […]

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’ […]

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 […]