March 3, 2014
Igniting Student Philanthropy at UConn
An award-winning student giving competition is back for a second year, with teams competing for more than $25,000 in prize money.
May 29, 2013
Remembering Two Giants of Children’s Literature
Acclaimed children’s author Maurice Sendak bequeathed his personal collection of works by ‘George and Martha’ author James Marshall to the Dodd Center.
May 16, 2013
Couple Supports Global Studies
Al ’75 and Lynda ’76 McMahon believe the experience of studying abroad benefits not just the students involved, but the locales to which they travel.
May 9, 2013
‘Ignite’ Giving Competition Raises $65,000 for Student Programs
Community Outreach Alternative Breaks was the winning team in the University’s first crowd-funded philanthropy competition.
March 28, 2013
A World Traveler Supports UConn Study Abroad
Dr. Michael Rosen, an alum with two degrees from UConn, has established a fund to encourage students in the physical and life sciences to study abroad.
March 25, 2013
Ignite Competition Kicks Off Crowdfunding at UConn
A UConn alumnus is offering $25,000 to University-related causes that get the largest number of students and young alumni to support them by May 3.
March 21, 2013
Honoring an Agricultural Legend
When Bud Gavitt retired after a long career in agricultural communications, he set up a fund to help students get experience in the same field.
January 4, 2013
CEA Joins UConn’s Fundraising Drive for Sandy Hook Memorial Scholarship Fund to Honor Newtown Victims
The Connecticut Education Association pledges strong support for scholarship fund established by UConn in memory of Sandy Hook victims.
December 25, 2012
Gift Honors an Engineering Icon
The children of emeritus engineering professor Charles Knapp ’52, ’63, have created an endowed associate professorship in electrical engineering in honor of their father.
November 28, 2012
UConn Fans Honor Coach Calhoun Through Major Group Gift
Fans of Jim Calhoun are making a donation in his honor to the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center at the UConn Health Center.
July 19, 2012
Investing in the Future of CLAS
A new endowment fund will provide long-term, flexible support for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.