Student Success Story: Kritika Shankar

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Kritika Shankar earned a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the College of Liberal Art and Sciences with a minor in Molecular and Cell Biology at UConn in May 2019. Since graduating, Kritika is in pursuit of a Master of Public …

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How to be an Ally for Undocumented Students

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More than 450,000 undocumented students are enrolled in higher education, according to a 2020 report released by the New American Economy (NAE) and Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration. Of these students, 216,000 are DACA-eligible– they either hold DACA …

By Tara Malone
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Landing an Internship as a First Year Student

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As a first-year student, finding an internship can be a daunting task. It’s a chicken-and-egg problem. You want an internship to get experience, but you need experience to get an internship.

That was definitely one of my worries going into …

By Victoria Song
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Student Success Story: Amanda D’Arbanville

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Amanda D’Arbanville (she/her/hers) earned her bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the School of Business in December 2019. Since graduation, Amanda has secured employment with Charter Communications as a Sales & Marketing Specialist. Hear Amanda’s story and how she overcame difficulties associated …

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Alumni Success Story: Cal Knecht

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Cal Knecht graduated from UConn in 2016 with a B.A. in Latino and Latin American Studies. Currently a realtor at RE/MAX, Cal works in Georgia and Alabama. Cal has previously served as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army and …

By Erik Zawodniak
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2020 First Destination Outcomes For Undergraduate Students

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I’m pleased to report that the results for the 2020 graduating class indicate that 82% of our undergraduate students have reported favorable outcomes at the six-month post-graduation milestone. While this represents an eight percentage point decrease from last year’s result …

By Jim Lowe
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Success Story:  Anand Gupta 

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Doctor of Pharmacy graduate and international student overcomes obstacles during a hiring freeze and country-lock down by landing a job as Formation and Analytical Project Manager at Ambio Inc. directly after graduation this year. 

Dr. Anand Gupta received his degree …

By Desiree Martino
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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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