Dr. Raghu Savalgi MD, PhD (BUS)
Dr. Raghu Savalgi MD, PhD (BUS) along with his wife Dr.Vani Savalgi MD and son Praveen Savalgi BSc, MBA founded the SPLAR Foundation and launched the Savalgi Nutritional Center, which provides protein rich powder for children to mix with their drink, and the Savalgi Creative Innovation, an educational center with many branches providing education in Business Management and Information technology.
Brendan Crouse ’11 (BUS) and Holly Sansolo ’11 (CLAS)
Brendan Crouse ’11 (BUS) and Holly Sansolo ’11 (CLAS) married in Middletown, CT on November 24th, 2018. The couple now lives in Norwalk, CT. Brendan works for Pepperidge Farm located in Norwalk and Hollywork for Indeed.com, located in Stamford. Brendan is currently pursuing his MBA at the UConn Stamford campus and is an adjunct professor teaching OPIM 3103.
Laura Vargo ’11 (CLAS) and Jeff Petrower ’11 BS ’11 MS (BUS)
On Saturday, October 20, 2018, Laura Vargo ’11 (CLAS) married Jeff Petrower ’11 BS ’11 MS (BUS).
Bridal party also included Matron of Honor Elyssa (Shildneck) Kelly ’11 (CLAS), Maid of Honor Allison Gale ’11 (CLAS), Bridesmaid Abbey (Williams) Farrell ’11 (Nursing), Groomsman Ben Hochron ’11 (NUS), and Groomsman Dorian Bramarov ’12 (CLAS).
Both Elyssa and Abbey married UConn gents themselves and Dorian recently married a UConn gal, so it was about time that Jeff and I tied the knot! UConn couples are the best couples.
Robert Charles Illi MBA ’68 (BUS)
Robert Charles Illi MBA ’68 (BUS) of Rochester/Pulteney, New York, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 at the age of 76. Robert was a thirty plus year retiree of Eastman Kodak Company. He received his B.S. in 1963 from The University of Buffalo, SUNY, MBA in 1968 from University of Connecticut and a MATS in 2006 from Asbury Theological Seminary.