UConn Foundation Receives $40,000 Grant from Newman’s Own Foundation
The UConn Foundation has been awarded a $40,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman.Read Full Story
Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale in West Hartford
Designer Shoe Sale to Benefit UConn Scholarships
Back by popular demand, another sample sale of Manolo Blahnik shoes, from signature stilettos to fine leather boots, will be held Saturday, Nov. 14 at UConn’s West Hartford campus.
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Foundation Ushers in New Board Chair
Dan Toscano of Darien Pledges To Support UConn’s Mission
Dan Toscano ’87, a successful financial executive who is an engaged UConn alumnus and generous donor, took the helm as chairman of the Foundation’s board of directors Friday.
“I’m really, really amazed at what has happened over the last couple of years with the board and the foundation. This board is amazing and I couldn’t be more excited,” he said.Read Full Story
Student-Athletes Meet the People Who Make It Possible
UConn baseball pitcher Nico Darras looked out at fellow Husky athletes and donors at the annual UConn Athletics Endowment Dinner on Monday, October 5, and talked about how easy it is to get caught up in the day-to-day grind and glory of being a Husky champion.
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Work—and Play—Help Launch Engineering Careers
Getting good grades in a good major at a good school are important steps to launching a successful business career, but a key component that shouldn’t be overlooked is the importance of social interaction.
Golf Event to Benefit UConn Soccer Program
University of Connecticut men’s soccer great and successful businessman Tony Rizza is turning 50-years-old and a benefit golf tournament to celebrate that milestone will be held on Monday, September 21, with all proceeds benefitting the construction of the Rizza Family Soccer Complex in Storrs.Read Full Story