Alumni

School of Pharmacy Alumni Awards 2021

On March 6 the UConn School of Pharmacy celebrated pharmacy alumni through the 2021 UConn Pharmacy Alumni Awards event, this year held online. “Like so many before them, these alums have demonstrated outstanding achievements in a number of ways. The awardees, each very accomplished, and have been recognized based on nominations received by the association” […]

UConn Gives: Thousands of Reasons to Participate, One Stronger University

Get involved, spread the word, and help the next generation of Huskies

A picture of UConn senior Nicholas Furlow, a participant in the Travelers EDGE program, which provides assistance to students from underserved communities in the Hartford area.

UConn and Travelers: Giving Students an ‘EDGE’

'College can feel overwhelming if you don’t have a foundation; this program was my foundation'

Two people on a couch with someone in the foreground reading

Brave Space: Timothy Bussey and Christine Sylvester

Alum talks making the University and the country a more supportive place for the LGBTQ-plus community

A close up of a Black hair stylist braiding a Black woman's hair. Connecticut recently outlawed workplace discrimination based on hairstyle, which UConn alumni and faculty members say is long overdue, especially for Black and Latino workers.

New Law on Hairstyles Makes It Easier for Connecticut Workers to be Authentic

The law is a victory for Black and Latino workers who have long felt pressure to change their natural hairstyles to conform with an unfair standard.

Stuart Rothenberg '77 Ph.D. during a 2011 visit to UConn.

Talking Politics with Roll Call Columnist Stu Rothenberg ’77 Ph.D.

The respected commentator surveys the current political scene in Washington.

Hannah Bacon walking across the U.S.

Walking For Climate Action

After UConn grad Hannah Bacon ’15 (CLAS) lost her job at an environmental nonprofit due to the pandemic, she decided to use her time off to walk across the country to raise money and awareness for climate action.

UConn Magazine: Humanizing Human Rights

“My clients restore my faith in humanity,” says Ellen Messali ’10 JD of her immigration work with New Haven Legal Assistance.

Miguel Cardona, U.S. Education Secretary.

Miguel Cardona Named 1st UConn Grad to Serve as U.S. Secretary of Education

Neag School alumnus Miguel Cardona ’01 MA, ’04 6th Year, ’11 Ed.D., ’12 ELP, was confirmed on March 1 by the U.S. Senate.

The UConn Foundation on October 8, 2020.

$4 Million Scholarship Gives Bridgeport Students Path to UConn

The donation, by an alumnus couple, is linked to an afterschool enrichment program in Connecticut's largest city.