Category: Scholarships

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

Sarah Schatz ’20, recipient of the full Nutmeg Scholarship, moves into her dorm room on August 26, 2016.

Transforming Lives: Nutmeg Scholar Sarah Schatz ’20

Sarah Schatz ’20, recipient of the full Nutmeg Scholarship, moves into her dorm room on August 26, 2016.
Sarah Schatz ’20, recipient of the full Nutmeg Scholarship, moves into her dorm room on August 26, 2016.

What is it like to witness a dream come true? We wanted to capture that moment—the second a life changes. The moment a promising high school senior finds out she earned a full scholarship to UConn.Read Full Story

dr christine tierney and student bridget oei

Hygienist-Turned-Dentist and Student Star in Radio Spots

dr christine tierney and student bridget oei
Dr. Christine Tierney ’86 (DMD) and Sophomore Bridget Oei

A dental hygienist who took her patients’ advice to become a dentist and a brilliant UConn sophomore who has already invented a heart monitor battery charger will star in new radio spots on NPR to promote the UConn Foundation’s scholarship drive.Read Full Story

Florida Real Estate Investor Donates Scholarship

photo of jeff talbot '00 BUS
Jeff Talbot ’00 (BUS)

Like many UConn finance majors, Jeffrey R. Talbot ’00 (BUS) followed his dream after graduation of working on Wall Street. He became a successful investment banker at Morgan Stanley in New York, but soon realized his passion was actually real estate investment.

He liked the entrepreneurial nature of real estate investment, the sense that he could create something for himself. He wanted to work for a smaller company where he could map his own destiny.
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John Krenicki Jr. and Donna Samson Krenicki, in 1984 and today

A Love Story that Started in a UConn Dorm Comes Full Circle

John Krenicki Jr. and Donna Samson Krenicki, in 1984 and today
John Krenicki Jr. and Donna Samson Krenicki, in 1984 (left) and today (right). Photos courtesy of the Krenickis.

John Krenicki Jr. ’84 and Donna Samson Krenicki ’84 met in the McMahon dorm where they both lived their junior year at UConn. He was studying mechanical engineering and while she majored in graphic design.
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Major General Joseph Ward, Jr. (CLAS) '83 and Basant Kandel '16.

Air Force Vet Gives Back and Stays Connected

Major General Joseph Ward, Jr. (CLAS) '83 and Basant Kandel '16.
Major General Joseph Ward, Jr. (CLAS) ’83 and Basant Kandel ’16. Photo courtesy of Major General Ward.

Major General Joseph S. Ward Jr.’s license plate says “UCONN 99,” a nod to one of UConn’s basketball championships.

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