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Former All-American Caron Butler Makes Gift to Basketball Center at UConn

The UConn Foundation is excited to announce that former UConn men’s basketball All-American Caron Butler and his wife Andrea have made a gift in support of the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center. Caron Butler earned All-American honors and was the Big East Conference Player of the Year and the Tournament Most Outstanding Player in […]

Student-Athlete Strong: Wyatt Million ’17

UConn’s student-athletes are often lauded for their on-field achievements, but there’s an equally important—often unseen—dimension to the student-athlete. UConn Today is publishing a series of profiles to highlight the academic prowess of these student-athletes. Learn more about UConn Men’s Cross Country and Track athlete Wyatt Million ’17 (CLAS), who is majoring in biology and has […]

Student-Athlete Strong: Emily Armstrong

UConn’s student-athletes are often lauded for their on-field achievements, but there’s an equally important—often unseen—dimension to the student-athlete. UConn Today is publishing a series of profiles to highlight the academic prowess of these student-athletes. Learn more about UConn Women’s Soccer goalkeeper Emily Armstrong ’16 (NEAG), who is studying elementary education with a focus in math. […]

UConn Nation Launches ‘Drive for 5K’ Initiative

UConn’s prowess in the sporting world is well known. UConn Nation has come to expect—and receive—national championships in exchange for their loyalty and passion. What sometimes gets lost in that effort, however, is that student-athletes are no different than “regular” students. The need for scholarship support to keep attracting these top students to UConn has […]

UConn to Align Alumni Efforts Within Foundation (UConn Today)

Reposted from UConn Today The University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees endorsed a plan today to align all of UConn’s institutional advancement operations—most notably the addition of responsibility for alumni relations—under the UConn Foundation’s direction.

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.