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 […]
While UConn graduate Dr. Robert Makuch is a distinguished faculty member at prestigious Yale University, his allegiance and pride in his undergraduate alma mater couldn’t be stronger.
UConn’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities has received a $15,000 grant from the Bank of America Foundation.
The opportunity to “help future lawyers learn the nuts and bolts’’ of the business is what is driving Adam Schwartz ’97 JD and his wife Robin ’98 JD, both UConn Law School graduates, to give $100,000 to help fund UConn’s law clinics.
Rob Hoskin, a retired associate professor of accounting and former associate dean of the School of Business at UConn, talks about the importance of faculty and staff giving in this 2013 video. Giving back to the University of Connecticut is nothing new for Rob and Mary Hoskin. They’ve been doing it for years. The Hoskins’ […]
Clare Bernstein was far from the traditional University of Connecticut student and her two children, also UConn graduates, want to make sure her legacy endures. So Richard Bernstein and Judith Peritz recently established the Clare and Herbert (their father) Bernstein Scholarship Fund to, in Richard Bernstein’s words, “honor the memory of our parents.”
Philanthropists looking to transform a college student’s life have a myriad of opportunities to realize that goal—including a new scholarship program—at the University of Connecticut’s downtown Hartford campus, slated to open in the fall of 2017.
The more than 8,200 students who will receive undergraduate and graduate degrees from UConn this weekend face, on average, less debt than college students at other public and private universities. Eighty-three percent of UConn undergraduates receive some form of financial aid and the average student loan debt at UConn is nearly 20 percent lower than […]