Category: School of Business

Theodore Antonelli

War Correspondent Ernie Pyle Chronicled UConn Vet’s Bravery

Theodore Antonelli ’41 Took Germans by Surprise in WWII Battle

Theodore Antonelli
Theodore Antonelli ’41 (U.S. Army photo, from the family collection)

Many UConn alumni have graduated from the university’s ROTC program over the years, but one in particular caught the eye of famous war correspondent Ernie Pyle.
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Richard Minoff '75

Future Public Servants and Business Leaders to Benefit from Scholarships

Richard Minoff '75
Richard Minoff ’75

The UConn Foundation has received a $1.5 million commitment that will help students majoring in political science or a business discipline pay for college.
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Emeritus Foundation Board Chair, UConn Alum Elected New York Life President

John Y. Kim
John Y. Kim ’87

Congratulations to John Y. Kim ’87 (MBA), a former chair of the UConn Foundation Board of Directors and current member of the Founders Society, who was recently elected president of the New York Life Insurance Company. Read Full Story

School of Business Alumnus Gives to Make College Accessible to All

Dan Toscano (’87 BUS) recording his WNPR segment.
Dan Toscano (’87 BUS) recording his WNPR segment. (Credit: UConn Foundation)

UConn alumnus Dan Toscano says the best part about giving to scholarships is seeing the blossoming that can happen to a student during his or her college career. “You see a career start to play out, and it started with a good foundation,” he said in a segment that will play on Connecticut NPR stations from April 20 through Memorial Day weekend.Read Full Story

A Parental Tribute Supports Future Students

David Samuels ’83

Beverly and Harold Samuels worked hard to support their children, David and Nancy. To supplement his position as a banking executive, Harold had his own business preparing income tax returns for more than 200 clients each tax season. Both were dedicated civic leaders, serving on the boards of several Hartford-area community organizations. Their children learned at a very young age that it was essential to give back to the community.
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