Category: UConn Alumni

trustee and donor rick carbray ’75 (PHARM) and his wife, Pat. Photo courtesy Nick Rezendes Photography

Time, Talent, and Treasure

trustee and donor rick carbray ’75 (PHARM) and his wife, Pat. Photo courtesy Nick Rezendes Photography
Trustee and donor Rick Carbray ’75 (PHARM) and his wife, Pat. Photo courtesy Nick Rezendes Photography

The three-tiered generosity of Trustee and alum Rick Carbray

Rick Carbray ’75 (PHARM) sums up his University experience simply: It’s as if he never left. Shortly after graduation, Carbray became a member of the former UConn Alumni Association, serving as its president from 2004 to 2006, and is now in his second four-year term as a Board of Trustees member.Read Full Story

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Celebrating UConn’s Greats

photo of the UConn Faculty Excellence Award

On Friday, October 7, UConn recognized four faculty members for their integrity, accomplishments, and commitment to their students. The UConn Faculty Excellent Awards, awarded by the UConn Foundation Office of Alumni Relations, is a nomination-based recognition award that acknowledges the dedicated members of the UConn family.Read Full Story

photo of Dr. Bruce Liang, Nat Messina ’74 (BUS), ’81 (LAW), Richard Carbray ’75 (PHARM), Ayn LaPlant, and Dr. Andrew Agwunobi

Changing the Mammogram Experience

photo of Dr. Bruce Liang, Nat Messina ’74 (BUS), ’81 (LAW), Richard Carbray ’75 (PHARM), Ayn LaPlant, and Dr. Andrew Agwunobi
From left: Dr. Bruce Liang, dean, UConn School of Medicine; Nat Messina ’74 (BUS), ’81 (LAW), president and a director of the Beekley Family Foundation; Richard Carbray ’75 (PHARM), UConn Board of Trustees member; Ayn LaPlant, chief executive officer, Beekley Corporation; and Dr. Andrew Agwunobi, chief executive officer and executive vice president for health affairs at UConn Health.

UConn Health’s new state-of-the-art Beekley Imaging Center aims to reduce stress, enhance women’s careRead Full Story

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Trustee Helps UConn Scholarship Drive for Women

photo of Marilda Gándara '78 JD
Marilda Gándara ’78 JD

UConn trustee Marilda Gándara ’78 JD is helping to launch a new group called Women and Philanthropy that will be dedicated to fundraising, mentoring, and advocating for female students at UConn.Read Full Story

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Five Questions With

photo of gayle russellGayle Russell ’88 MBA, ’95 Ph.D of East Hartford discovered her love of learning when she came to UConn to earn her MBA in finance. She later returned to earn her doctorate and then taught as a finance professor in the United Arab Emirates.Read Full Story

photo of Mark Shenkman ’65 (CLAS) H ’07

UConn Alum Reveals Rare Campaign Flag Collection

photo of Mark Shenkman ’65 (CLAS) H ’07
Mark Shenkman ’65 (CLAS) H ’07 at the William Benton Museum of Art.

The presidential race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has been one of the most contentious and rancorous campaigns in US history. But it is hardly the nastiest.Read Full Story