Event to place major emphasis on dollars for medical research Farmington, Conn.: Beginning in May of 2015, Coach Jim Calhoun will be hosting a signature event for UConn Health called the Jim Calhoun Ride and Walk for Lifesaving Research and Care. The official date for the event is May 30th.
Congratulations to John Y. Kim ’87 (MBA), a former chair of the UConn Foundation Board of Directors and current member of the Founders Society, who was recently elected president of the New York Life Insurance Company. He’ll also retain the roles of CIO and vice chairman. Kim received his MBA from UConn in 1987 and […]
Clare Bernstein was far from the traditional University of Connecticut student and her two children, also UConn graduates, want to make sure her legacy endures. So Richard Bernstein and Judith Peritz recently established the Clare and Herbert (their father) Bernstein Scholarship Fund to, in Richard Bernstein’s words, “honor the memory of our parents.”
Yesterday, UConn students and administrators, joined by state and local officials, celebrated the start of construction on the University’s new downtown Hartford campus by breaking ground and raising the flag at that site.
Philanthropists looking to transform a college student’s life have a myriad of opportunities to realize that goal—including a new scholarship program—at the University of Connecticut’s downtown Hartford campus, slated to open in the fall of 2017.
Three UConn students show how receiving a scholarship has transformed their life on campus and beyond.
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 […]
The more than 8,200 students who will receive undergraduate and graduate degrees from UConn this weekend face, on average, less debt than college students at other public and private universities. Eighty-three percent of UConn undergraduates receive some form of financial aid and the average student loan debt at UConn is nearly 20 percent lower than […]
A May 8th ceremony is slated for the Hartford Convention Center Two UConn Foundation Board members are among the group of four alumni who will be inducted into the UConn School of Business Hall of Fame this week. In a ceremony scheduled for May 8th at the Connecticut Convention Center, the School of Business will […]