Month: October 2015

Sandy Hook Survivor and Neag School Alum Holds Book Signing

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 […]

UConn Foundation Welcomes Nine New Members

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 […]

Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale in West Hartford

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 […]

Foundation Mourns Passing of Board Member David Greenfield

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, […]

Student-Athletes Meet the People Who Make It Possible

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 […]

Not sure who to vote for in 2016? UConn professors can help.

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, […]

Student-Athlete Strong: Wyatt Million ’17

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 […]