Success Story – Cindy Barreto

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Cindy is a first-year Doctor of Philosophy student pursuing a degree in Disease and Urban Ecology and Evolution in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Essential Skills Learned in School will help in the Workplace

Through the years, Cindy …

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Student Success Story: Corpierlina Medor

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Recent graduate Corpierlina Medor (she/her/hers) earned a bachelor’s degree in Allied Health Science from the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources in May 2020. Since graduating, Corpierlina enrolled in a master’s degree program in Biomedical Science at Barry University …

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Student Success Story: Nikita Rodriguez

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Nikita Rodriguez earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn Stamford in May 2020. Since graduation, Nikita has secured employment with Florida International University as an Assistant Residential Life Coordinator. She …

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Center for Career Development Recognized at NACE Awards

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Established in 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is a professional association that connects over 9,500 college career services professionals and over 3,200 university relations and recruiting professionals. NACE is the country’s leading source of information on …

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Student Success Story: Isabella Montenegro

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Isabella Montenegro (she/her/hers) earned a Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media and Design, a concentration in Digital Media Strategies for Business, and a minor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the School of Fine Arts in December 2019. Since graduation, …

By Tara Malone
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Student Success Story: Michelle Pesantez

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Michelle Pesantez is a current Allied Health senior at UConn-Storrs, graduating in the spring of 2021. Her path to success took advantage of every opportunity UConn had to offer, from regional campus stepping stones to Student Support Services. Michelle’s hard …

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 Success Story – Feiyang Chen 

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 Feiyang Chen graduated with a Doctoral Degree in Polymer Chemistry in 2020 and went on to secure employment with UConn Health Connecticut Convergence Institute as a researcher. Read on below to learn about her journey from her academic years to …

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A Conversation with Matty Frank: The Arts & COVID-19

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A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, we are continuing to see the effects on the fine arts and performing arts industries in particular. By knowing the ways in which the industry has changed, you can adequately prepare yourself to head …

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Alumni Spotlight: Janae McMillan

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Alumni Spotlight is a recurring series of articles we post here to allow us to remember and celebrate the accomplishments of our once (and always) esteemed Huskies, who now are in the world, achieving goals they always wanted to set. …

By Javon Adote
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3 Nonprofit Myths to Consider as You Enter the Job Market

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This past week, the Careers for the Common Good team held the Debunking the Myths of Working for a Nonprofit Panel. The discussion included four recent UConn alumni who shared their experiences working for a nonprofit organization and some of …

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