If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’ve snagged tickets to a Connecticut Repertory Theatre show or danced in your seat during a performance at Jorgensen or von der Mehden. Maybe you’ve bragged to your friends about how UConn is only one of two schools to offer an undergraduate degree—and the only school to […]
The Manolo Blahnik shoe sale has become a summer must for shoe lovers near and far away. This year, for the first time, proceeds will benefit UConn agriculture students. The sale will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 15 at the Bantam Fire Company at 92 Doyle Road in Bantam, Conn. […]
Shari and Michael Cantor have been proud members of the University of Connecticut community, beginning when they attended as undergraduates. Since then, their connection to the university has evolved and deepened, and their ties to UConn are even stronger. Shari, the Deputy Mayor of West Hartford, was recently appointed by Governor Dannel Malloy to UConn’s […]
Through a new initiative by longtime partners Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and the University of Connecticut School of Engineering, Sikorsky will provide $67,000 in scholarships to selected UConn engineering students this fall. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
Members of the UConn Alumni Association (UCAA) have, by a vote of 1,852 in favor to 555 opposed, approved dissolving the organization and transferring most of its assets to the UConn Foundation in order to strengthen alumni engagement efforts. Approximately 13,000 voting members of the UCAA had until Monday, June 29 to submit their ballots […]
Berlin, Conn., graduate initial recipient A group of nearly 100 Connecticut physicians pledged their support to help promising students attend the UConn School of Medicine. The Hartford Medical Society established a $103,000 endowment that will provide a scholarship to a medical student every year in perpetuity.