School of Business Welcomes Four Experienced Faculty to its Ranks
The new professors include a trio of OPIM experts, who will be based in Stamford, and a former LEGO-company innovator who is joining the Marketing Department
New ‘Women in Finance’ Course Strives to Introduce More Women to the Industry
Closing the gender gap in an industry where only six of the 107 largest financial institutions in the US were run by female CEOs in 2019
Marketing Professor Bill Ryan is Honored with Undergrad Career Mentor Award
The award is presented to an individual who has exceled as a career mentor. Ryan joined the faculty in 2011, and currently serves as the academic director of the Professional Sales Leadership Program.
Business Law Professor Robert Bird Honored for Impactful, Enduring Contributions to the Discipline
Candidates are selected by the organization’s president and executive secretary in consultation with the executive committee. Neither applications nor nominations are permitted. The award is only granted when a meritorious candidate has a broad consensus of support, and the organization can wait for years without presenting the award to anyone.
Alumna Melinda Brown Tells Class of 2023 to Make Great Plans, Know When to Pivot, Work in the Office Sometimes
Alumna Melinda Brown '77 (BUS) '85 MBA shared her business perspective based on 40 years working in global consumer products and luxury retail companies.
U.S. News & World Report Ranks UConn MBA No. 1 in Connecticut
The honor comes at a time when the program is revising and strengthening its offerings to provide more flexibility in selecting courses, and greater convenience for students, who can select a mix of in-person courses, on any of three campuses in Hartford, Stamford or Waterbury, or online options.
‘Hall of Fame’ Ceremony Celebrates Alumni Success—From Main Street to Wall Street
The School of Business has inducted some 150 alumni since it was created in 1993. In recognition of the 30th anniversary, many prominent inductees returned to honor those who followed in their footsteps.
UConn EMBA Alumna: ‘I Believe I Can Change the World’
The UConn Executive MBA is ranked among the Top 20 in the nation, according to a Forbes rankings released last fall. The program earned recognition because of its ability to attract top students, outstanding reputation among corporations, and alumni representation in senior management of Fortune 1000 companies.
Esther Nguyen, Student Commencement Speaker, To Begin Healthcare Management Career at Yale
“Over the years, I’ve come to realize and appreciate the excellence at the School of Business. People are exceling at internships, they are starting companies, pursuing postgraduate education, and so much more. There is so much to celebrate here,’’ Nguyen said. “I wanted to express my gratitude to all the people who’ve been on this journey with me.’’