Student Success Story: Alexis Trench

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Alexis Trench (she/her/hers) earned a master’s degree in Animal Science from the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources at UConn in 2020. After obtaining her degree, Alexis went on to secure employment at Charles River Laboratories as a …

By Anusha Gopinath
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Student Success Story: Justin Monell

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Justin Monell (him/him/el) completed a two-year sociology program at the University of Bridgeport before transferring to the University of Connecticut to finish his degree. In 2014, he earned his Bachelor’s in Sociology and Political Science with a minor in Latinx …

By Sarah Krafcik
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Success Story: Zhe Wang 

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Zhe Wang received her Master’s and Doctoral Degree in Statistics from UConn in 2020, and she is now an Assistant Professor in Data Analytics at Denison University, in Granville Ohio. Wang advises students that career preparation is the key to …

By Desiree Martino
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Student Success Story: Hope McMorran

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Hope McMorran (she/her/hers) graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences and a minor in Human Development & Family Studies from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in 2018. In pursuit of a Masters in Education at Penn State …

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The Hayley Petit Fellowship At Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center

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In the current climate where self-quarantine is recommended, I was able to have a fulfilling and truly unforgettable experience over the summer because of the Hayley Petit Fellowship at the Injury Prevention Center (IPC) in Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

As …

By Cindy Pan
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Ana Usúa Maldonado

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In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. Meet Ana Usúa Maldonado, Workforce Consultant at The Hartford.

Can you believe it is already October? 2020 has been such a …

By Ana Usúa Maldonado
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Graduate Student Success Story – Kelly Ha

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Kelly Ha is a second-year Masters of Social Work student in the Individuals, Groups, and Family Practice concentration, as well as a student in the Certificate in Foundations of Public Health program. She is the daughter of a Vietnamese refugee, …

By Jesele Zurell
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Student Success Story – Noah Sobel-Pressman

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Noah Sobel-Pressman ‘21 (BUS) grew up surrounded by entrepreneurs.

“I’m lucky to have a lot of examples in my family of successful entrepreneurs,” says Sobel-Pressman, who is from West Hartford. “From a young age, I was interested in entrepreneurship because …

By Anna Aldrich
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National Disability Employment Awareness Month Spotlight: Nursing Alum Lindsey Runkel

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Lindsey Runkel, a 2019 graduate of the Certificate Entry into Nursing Program at UConn’s Stamford Campus, was hired within weeks of graduation by Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT. Lindsey began her tenure at Yale New Haven Hospital …

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Student Success Story – Neva Taylor

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As record numbers of people head outdoors for COVID-19-safe recreation, it is important to recognize that those spaces are not always welcoming to everyone.

Greenspaces, national parks, and other outdoor spaces often lag in diversity when it comes to …

By Elaina Hancock
Elaina Hancock University Public Relations Associate 2
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