While UConn graduate Dr. Robert Makuch is a distinguished faculty member at prestigious Yale University, his allegiance and pride in his undergraduate alma mater couldn’t be stronger.
A letter on the vote from Joshua R. Newton, President & CEO of the UConn Foundation This week is a pivotal time for UConn. Members of the UConn Alumni Association (UCAA) are voting by ballot on whether to approve the dissolution of the UCAA in order to help facilitate the transfer of alumni engagement efforts […]
A cohort of 20 exceptional high school seniors from greater Hartford celebrated the end of an exciting year working toward their goals to become health care professionals. On May 20, 2015, State Rep. Douglas McCrory, D-Hartford, gave the keynote address to graduates of UConn Health’s Senior Doctors Academy. The Senior Doctors Academy is funded in […]
UConn’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities has received a $15,000 grant from the Bank of America Foundation.
Donny Marshall ’95, a current alumni trustee and former men’s basketball captain, wrote a letter to association members, who will be voting on whether or not to accept a new model for alumni engagement. “My fellow trustees and I recently voted to embrace a new concept in which UConn would consolidate its alumni relations efforts […]
Fans are known as the “12th man” at football games, but last week showed that there’s a strong “12th woman” presence for UConn, too.
The opportunity to “help future lawyers learn the nuts and bolts’’ of the business is what is driving Adam Schwartz ’97 JD and his wife Robin ’98 JD, both UConn Law School graduates, to give $100,000 to help fund UConn’s law clinics.
When the UConn Foundation announced its $150 million student-support fundraising initiative this past year, former UConn President Harry Hartley’s longstanding sense of devotion to the University prompted him to lead the charge. Through a planned bequest, Hartley has designated a gift of $250,000 in support of undergraduate and graduate scholarships specifically for students in UConn’s […]
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’ […]
“It’s important to practice what we preach,” said Abbie O’Brien, director of development, Health Sciences, at the UConn Foundation, who along with Amy Chesmer, the senior director of development for Health Sciences, led a team in the Jim Calhoun Ride & Walk for Lifesaving Research and Care this past weekend in West Hartford.