Private Philanthropy Honored at first Transform Lives Event Scholarship winners and donors came together to celebrate the power of scholarships to transform lives during a scholarship brunch at the UConn Alumni Center last week in Storrs.
UConn’s School of Engineering is celebrating its centennial in a big way. The school, together with the UConn Foundation, has set a fundraising goal to establish 100 new scholarships.
Rodney Purvis ’17 rolls his eyes when he’s asked how he juggles the dual responsibilities of being a student and one of the best basketball players on one of the top Division I teams in the country. “Everybody thinks because we are UConn basketball players that we are taken care of academically. Nothing could be […]
Growing up, Katie Lou Samuelson ’19 would go to Stanford University every year to watch her older sisters play the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. “When I watched UConn play, I saw how great of a team they were and how hard they played every time they were on the court no matter who […]
Katie Cavanaugh ’17 only just started her junior year, but she has already done four internships and held three research positions. Oh, and she’s double majoring in political science and management information systems.
The UConn Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities UConn’s award-winning Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities program helps give back just a little to our veterans, who have sacrificed so much for our country. A community of dedicated faculty, staff, and alumni empower veterans with entrepreneurial skills and help disabled vets work through physical limitations, […]
“This year marks the 36th anniversary of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at the University of Connecticut — a milestone that will be celebrated all through the coming academic year, beginning with a gala event on Nov. 15 at UConn’s Thomas J. Dodd Center. Since 2012, with the retirement of founding […]
Theodore Antonelli ’41 Took Germans by Surprise in WWII Battle Many UConn alumni have graduated from the university’s ROTC program over the years, but one in particular caught the eye of famous war correspondent Ernie Pyle. Pyle wrote about the bravery of Theodore Antonelli ’41 during the North Africa campaign in World War II in […]
As a young mother, Christine Andersen ’96 MA was beset by symptoms she didn’t understand. Her limbs would go numb, she would suddenly have flashbacks to childhood places, and she felt compelled to chop off her hair. She had episodes where she felt completely disconnected from herself and the world. It is the nature of […]