UConn Nation is everywhere—and we're changing the world through alumni achievements and the power of philanthropy. Here's how alumni, donors, fans, and friends are strengthening UConn and making headlines.
Student scholarships, UConn Endowment are big winners in the FY17 totals
The UConn Foundation has raised nearly $72 million in FY17. Over the last three fiscal years, donors to the University have made commitments and gifts totaling $227 million, by far the best three-year period in UConn’s history.Read Full Story
NFL Taps UConn to Administer and Research Athletic Trainer Program
Hoping to make high school sports safer, the NFL Foundation has tapped UConn to administer and research a program to get athletic trainers in high schools in four states this fall.Read Full Story
Hollywood parodies of a typical American vacation invoke imagery of a testy ride in a wood-paneled station wagon to sandy beaches, log cabins, or theme parks.Read Full Story
It is with great sorrow that the UConn Foundation shares news of the passing of a great friend to the University of Connecticut, Dr. Raymond Sackler, MD (HON ’98). Dr. Sackler died on July 17 after a brief illness. He was 97 years old.
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The UConn Foundation’s video featuring UConn student-athlete and cancer survivor Ryan Radue recently received international recognition.Read Full Story
Around 18 million people in the United States are affected by a potentially deadly disease: obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).Read Full Story
When she was in high school, Carolina Giraldo ’95 DMD would drag race boys in her lime-green VW Rabbit after school at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn.Read Full Story