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Largest Human Rights Gift to UConn To Provide Scholarships, Build Endowment

Philanthropist George Soros and UConn alumnus Gary Gladstein ’66 with his wife, Dr. Phyllis Gladstein, announced a $4 million gift to the UConn Human Rights Institute, the largest donation to the internationally renowned program. The gift, which requires the UConn Foundation to raise an additional $2 million in matching funds, would give the Institute a $6 […]

RELEASE: West Haven physician stars in statewide campaign promoting UConn scholarships

WNPR spots part of effort to double amount raised for scholarships over next five years. Jan. 27 – Serving as a physician for the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven since 1992, Dr. Lindsay Schine is about to gain statewide recognition as part of the UConn Foundation’s efforts to raise $150 million over the […]

RELEASE: Longtime Donors to UConn School of Pharmacy Receive Unique Honor

Lab and conference room at the School of Pharmacy named for three donors who made gifts to support research and teaching Several longtime donors to the University of Connecticut are receiving a unique honor for their contributions to the School of Pharmacy. UConn’s Board of Trustees has unanimously approved the naming of two academic spaces […]

RELEASE: UConn Foundation Board Endorses $150 Million for Scholarships

Five-year plan will double money Foundation raises for scholarships and fellowships, ensure UConn attracts best and brightest STORRS—On Nov. 7, the Board of Directors of the UConn Foundation endorsed a five-year, $150 million fundraising initiative that will double the amount of financial support—including merit and need-based scholarships—that the Foundation raises for the benefit of the […]

UConn Athletics Celebrates Endowed Scholarship Donors

Nearly 250 donors, student-athletes, coaches and administrators gathered inside Rome Ballroom in October for the UConn Athletics Annual Endowed Scholarship Dinner. Throughout the evening, which featured a social hour, dinner and speaking program, those in attendance heard about the importance of endowed scholarships on the lives of UConn’s student-athletes and the success of its programs.