WNPR spots part of effort to double amount raised for scholarships over next 5 years Jan. 20—The co-valedictorian of Hall high School’s 2013 class is about to gain statewide recognition as part of the UConn Foundation’s efforts to raise $150 million over the next five years for scholarships and fellowships. Ashwini Joshi, a sophomore studying […]
“When I look back to when I was accepted at the University School of Medicine, it was one of the greatest days of my life,” said Dr. Lindsay Schine (’89 MD). Thanks to her, other students can feel that rush of excitement—and know that they have the support of someone who walked their path. Dr. […]
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 […]
Thanks to the Stamps Leadership Scholarship—which provides a gift match for donations and full financial support for extraordinary students—a co-valedictorian can study abroad, participate in research opportunities, and work toward her dream of becoming a physician.
When Peter Drotch ’64 was 18 his brother Paul Drotch ’57, a U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot, died during a training exercise out of Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. Lt. Drotch’s A-4 jet, designed to support ground forces by flying low, was lost in May 1960, a time when tensions were running high between the U.S., […]
Beverly and Harold Samuels worked hard to support their children, David and Nancy. To supplement his position as a banking executive, Harold had his own business preparing income tax returns for more than 200 clients each tax season. Both were dedicated civic leaders, serving on the boards of several Hartford-area community organizations. Their children learned […]
“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, […]