Left: Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis ’05 (ED), ’06 MA signs copies of her new book, Choosing Hope. Right: Roig-DeBellis with attendees of her book signing at the UConn Co-Op Bookstore. (Credit: Neag School of Education) “I live every day wishing I could go back to December 13, back to who I was, who my kids were, back […]
The UConn Foundation’s board of directors recently elected nine new leaders, including the CFO of Nordstrom, a hair-care entrepreneur, and a WNBA star. The new members also include experts in finance and medicine, bringing a wide range of professional skills to the Foundation, which supports the University through philanthropy and alumni engagement. They join 32 […]
Designer Shoe Sale to Benefit UConn Scholarships Back by popular demand, another sample sale of Manolo Blahnik shoes, from signature stilettos to fine leather boots, will be held Saturday, Nov. 14 at UConn’s West Hartford campus. The high-end designer shoes, including many small and large sizes, will be sold for dramatically reduced prices from 9 […]
The UConn Foundation is saddened to report that Foundation board member David B. Greenfield ’84 (BUS) has passed away following a health event. He is survived by his wife and three children. Greenfield had served on the Foundation board since 2013. He was the chief financial officer of the Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., based in Worcester, […]
Dan Toscano of Darien Pledges To Support UConn’s Mission Dan Toscano ’87, a successful financial executive who is an engaged UConn alumnus and generous donor, took the helm as chairman of the Foundation’s board of directors Friday.
UConn baseball pitcher Nico Darras looked out at fellow Husky athletes and donors at the annual UConn Athletics Endowment Dinner on Monday, October 5, and talked about how easy it is to get caught up in the day-to-day grind and glory of being a Husky champion. “There’s the 6 a.m. lift, the hours of study […]
A Quinnipiac poll recently found that a majority of Republicans in Connecticut support presidential candidate Donald Trump. Trump is considered to be an “outside of the establishment” candidate—he hasn’t previously held a political office, although he has been known to support politicians in the past. Other Republican outsiders, such as Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, […]
Up to 60 women who are either uninsured or underinsured will receive free and potentially life-saving mammograms this year at UConn Health, thanks to a recent $6,000 donation from the Linda Clemens Breast Cancer Foundation.
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 […]