Author Archives: Jolynne Judge

UConn LENDs a Hand to Those with Disabilities

A program at UConn trains researchers, community leaders, and others in helping people with disabilities navigate challenges facing them. (Getty Images)

Imagine how a child who uses a wheelchair feels during school recess when no one plays with them or when they’re left behind during a fire drill.

Imagine how parents feel when their child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is …

By Lauren Woods
Lauren Woods Director of News Services and Spokesperson
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Joanna Rivera Davis

Joanna Rivera Davis, Assistant Director, UConn Academic Achievement Center

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. Meet Joanna Rivera Davis, Assistant Director at the UConn Academic Achievement Center.

“Remember who you are” was something frequently said by …

By Joanna Rivera Davis
Joanna Rivera Davis Assistant Director
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Ana Usúa Maldonado

Ana Usúa Maldonado, Workforce Consultant at The Hartford

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
Ana Usúa Maldonado Workforce Consultant
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Andre Santiago

Andre Santiago, Vice President for Programs, Leadership Greater Hartford

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. Meet Andre Santiago, Vice President for Programs at Leadership Greater Hartford (LGH).

Andre Santiago has been a member of the LGH …

By Andre Santiago
Andre Santiago Vice President for Programs
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight – Doris Poma

Doris Poma portrait

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we asked inspiring Latinx professionals to share their stories in their own words. First up is Doris Poma, Senior Director of Human Resources at Montefiore Health System.

I am a single mom to two …

By Doris Poma
Doris Poma Senior Director Human Resources
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Taking competencies into account when preparing for medical or dental school interviews

Medical Text

The 2021 application cycle for health professional schools has been marked by certain challenges due to testing disruptions and more in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many schools have voiced that they will be placing even …

By Krista Rogers
Krista Rogers
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Starting Your Blog – What You Need to Know

Blogging Concept Art

In the Information Age, everyone wants information immediately and blogs tend to fill that void. Blog posts are great because they’re a low-cost investment, you’re able to establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry, you have flexibility in …

By Emily Zangari
Emily Zangari Director, Digital Content & Strategy
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Effective Communication & Professionalism for Your Virtual Internship

Searching for WordPress themes during a virtual internship.

Understanding how to be an important asset for the organization that you work for is the first step to demonstrating professionalism and dedication. Take the time to realize what is expected of you when you start your virtual internship. Know …

By Ashaliegh Carrington
Ashaliegh Carrington
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10 Questions You’ll Get in Your Next Accounting Interview—and How to Answer Them

Job candidate answering a question during an interview.

10 Questions You’ll Get in Your Next Accounting Interview—and How to Answer Them was originally published on The Muse, a great place to research companies and careers. Click here to search for great jobs and companies near you.

It’s happening! …

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Class of 2020, We Need You!

Embrace this difficult moment, and move forward hard and engaged.

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Class of 2020 Huskies,

I do not know exactly what you’re going through. No one can; no script explains all of this right now.

What you’re experiencing is the …

By John Sponauer
John Sponauer Vice President of Marketing Communications and Philanthropic Giving
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