Riders, Walkers Join Calhoun Despite Rain
The fifth annual NBC Connecticut Jim Calhoun Challenge Ride and Walk drew a large crowd this past Saturday, June 11. Nearly 1,500 people came out to support the fight against cancer. Despite rainy weather, the event was incredibly successful. The annual event raises funds for the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at the […]
Dental Alumni Gather at AAPD Conference
More than 100 alumni and family members attended the UConn School of Dental Medicine alumni reception at the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 64th Annual Session in New York City. The reception was held at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square on May 28. “The UConn alumni reception was the highlight of the […]
Avon Students Raise Funds for Children’s Cancer
This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of Kids for Kids at Avon High School. Avon students raise money for the Children’s Cancer Activity Fund at the University of Connecticut Health Center and volunteer spending time with children undergoing cancer treatment. Every year, students gather on the first Friday in December to light […]
Dental School Opens Lab, Honors Emeritus Professor
More than 80 donors, faculty and staff gathered recently to celebrate the dedication of the new Joseph E. Grasso Dental Simulation Lab at the UConn Health Center. The $1.4 million, state-of-the-art facility will enhance preclinical training for first-, second- and third-year dental students. The existing laboratory space was renovated with funding from UConn 2000, the […]
Gift Honors Father’s Love for UConn, Dentistry
From the January 2011 issue of Our Moment, the UConn Foundation’s e-newsletter. Alumnus Instructor Memorializes Father with Dental Fellowship Robert Kravecs, Sr. loved many things, especially his family, the dental profession and the University Connecticut. Following his death, Kravecs’s son, Robert Kravecs, Jr., D.M.D., ’77 ’81, decided to use part of his inheritance to memorialize […]
Lifetime of Giving Supports Passion for Soccer
A series of gifts from a UConn alum and his wife has accumulated to a total of $100,000.
Alumnus Increases Human Rights Support
Gary Gladstein has already made a significant impact on the University with several major gifts. His most recent $1.25 million gift will further expand UConn’s human rights programming.
Fund-Raising Campaign Surpasses $200 Million
With $202 million already raised, the University is one-third of the way toward reaching its campaign goal of $600 million.