The Cover Story

You’ve seen it before: Cheerful, photogenic students in university gear on the covers of magazines, pamphlets, and yes, your 2016 UConn Foundation Annual Report.

But these students don’t just make nice stock photography. Like you, they are the people who make UConn great. They have already accomplished amazing things, and we have a feeling they’re not even close to showing the world what they can do.

So in the spirit of building relationships—the foundation of what makes every advancement at UConn possible—here’s an introduction to each of them.

Read the 2016 Annual Report

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Sarah McManus ’17
Political Science | CLAS

Presidential Scholar, UConn Asian American Cultural Center Endowment Award

2016-17 Homecoming Queen, Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority President, Asiantation Mentoring Program, Greek Community Affairs Board, Counseling Program for Intercollegiate Athletes Tutor, 2016 Summer Study Abroad in London

photo of uconn student marissa carbone
Marissa Carbone ’17
Communication | CLAS

M. Kevin Fahey Endowment Award

SUBOG President, HuskyThon Morale Captain

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Frank Amaefuna ’18
Molecular and Cell Biology | CLAS

Leadership Scholar

Resident Assistant, TME Mentor in Molecular and Cell Biology, Pre-Dental Society, Microbiology Society, Orientation Leader, HuskyThon Morale Captain, Spikeball Club

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Shannon April ’17
Allied Health | CAHNR

Presidential Scholar, James L. and Shirley A. Draper Scholarship, The Ruth J. Nelson Scholarship

SUBOG Outreach Chair, UConn Medical Brigade, Pre-Physician Assistant Patient Care Alliance, Allied Health Sciences Club, HuskyThon Morale Captain, Delta Gamma Sorority

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Jose Delgado ’17
Business Management in Entrepreneurship | Business
Communication | CLAS

SUBOG, HuskyThon, UConn Yoga Club

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Abigail DuPont ’17
Communication | CLAS

SUBOG Marketing Chair, HuskyThon, Intramural Soccer and Flag Football