Success Stories

When Choosing a Major is a ‘Major’ Decision

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I thought I had it all figured out when I was growing up. I had decided around fourth grade to be an elementary school teacher and didn’t waver until it was time to start college. I couldn’t admit to myself, …

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Student Success Story: Pedro Argueta

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Pedro Argueta (he/him/his) earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychological Sciences from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in May 2019. Since graduation, Pedro has secured employment with Aetna – CVS Health as a Talent Development Associate. Hear Pedro’s story …

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Internship Success Story: Rei Bufi

Internship Success Story

Rei Bufi (she/her/hers) is earning a bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology and an Individualized major in Globalization, Art, and Activism with minors in Physiology and Neurobiology, and Human Rights at UConn in 2021. Rei participated in a virtual …

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Student Success Story: Leila Shwayhat

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Leila Shwayhat (she/her/hers) earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering from the School of Engineering at UConn in May 2018. After graduation, Leila secured employment with Loureiro Engineering Associates as an Engineer. Hear Leila’s story and how the resources …

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Internship Success Story: Matt Naser

Internship Success Story

Matt Naser is earning a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Healthcare Management and Insurance Studies at UConn in 2021. Matt participated in a virtual internship as a General Management Corporate Internship Program Associate in the area …

By Victoria
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An Interview with Hannah Clark

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Hannah Clark is a multi-faceted student with interests and talent in mathematics, psychology, and the arts. She is currently in her junior year at UConn and sat down to talk about her experiences!

Nishitha Edupuganti: Can you introduce yourself a …

By Nishitha Edupuganti
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UConn Graduate Is Part of the Chicago Political Scene

Samantha Nugent, '98 (CLAS)

Chicago’s 39th Ward sits on the northern edge of the city and is home to plenty of small businesses, ethnic restaurants, and two universities.

Its current alderman is not a homegrown product of the Windy City, but a UConn graduate – Samantha …

By Mike Enright
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UConn Student Building ‘No Bad Days’ Lifestyle Brand

UConn junior Jack Tarca ’22 (BUS), creator of the No Bad Days lifestyle website and clothing line.

UConn junior Jack Tarca ’22 (BUS) was looking to do something positive last April as the COVID-19 pandemic began to take over the lives and minds of people throughout the world.

With that thought, and the entrepreneurial spirit he has …

By Mike Enright
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Intern to Evangelist: 6 Tips to Create the Fairy Tale Career of Your Dreams

Kaishon Holloway

Kaishon Holloway, UConn 2015, shares his story and advice for current students looking to create their dream careers.

I was born in Fairfield County, Connecticut which is aptly named the Gold Coast — it’s home to countless hedge funds, billionaires, and …

By Tara Malone
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Business School Professor Success Story – David Bergman

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UConn School of Business professor David Bergman won $2.5 million this week in a fantasy football competition by using some of the data analytics knowledge and techniques he teaches students. “I’m just shocked by the whole thing, but it’s very …

By Claire Hall
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