STORRS, CT.—UConn alumni John and Donna Krenicki have given a $5 million gift to the University’s Schools of Engineering and Fine Arts to launch the Krenicki Arts and Engineering Institute, an innovative, interdisciplinary partnership that will offer groundbreaking classes in areas like entertainment engineering and industrial design. The pairing of arts and engineering will provide […]
Bryan K. Pollard ’85 (CLAS) has been elected by the University of Connecticut alumni to serve as a member of the school’s Board of Trustees. Pollard begins a four-year term on the board and replaces Rick Carbray ‘75 (PHAR), who recently completed two four-year terms, the maximum allowed for an alumni trustee. UConn alumni are […]
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UConn announced the appointment of Diane J. Burgess to a five-year term as the Pfizer Distinguished Chair in Pharmaceutical Technology. The Board of Trustees were unanimous in their support of Burgess, a preeminent pharmacology researcher and educator. Burgess, who has generated $21 million in extramural funding and federal grants, is recognized internationally for her leadership […]
“It’s a blast for a good cause” is probably the only reason you need to attend the White Coat Gala: Honoring Heroes and Healers, UConn Health’s premiere event of the year. But just in case, we prepped this list to give you a few more reasons to get your tickets now. Get your […]
Friends, patients, and alumni will celebrate UConn Health’s achievements and raise vital support at the 8th Annual White Coat Gala “Honoring Heroes and Healers” on Saturday, April 22, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. Over the past seven years, this event has raised more than $3.8 million to support Connecticut’s flagship public academic medical […]
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 […]
How many ways can you say “thank you?” That was the job of approximately 30 scholarship students during the Transform Lives Scholarship Dinner on Thursday, October 7.
The UConn Foundation introduced Mark A. Beaudoin ’82 (BUS) of Westport, Michael Melio ’15H of Waxhaw, North Carolina, and Lincoln Millstein ’77 (CLAS) of Riverside as the three newest members to the Board of Directors on Friday, October 7. “Lincoln, Michael, and Mark are excellent additions to the Board of Directors, both in terms of […]
Elizabeth Pouya ’17 hasn’t yet graduated, but she’s already launched a start-up—thanks to an alumni-driven UConn program designed to foster student entrepreneurship.