Parents & Families

3 Ways to Normalize Pronouns in the Workplace

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Until recently people have not often had to wonder what pronouns a person might use. It can be confusing and awkward to approach the topic of pronouns in the workplace, but it is important to make transgender and gender non-conforming …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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COVID-19 Vaccine and Healthcare Workers

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On December 11, 2020, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the use of a COVID-19 vaccine founded by BioNTech company, Pfizer (CDC.gov). The vaccine consists of 2 doses administered 3 weeks apart. The CDC advises that healthcare workers should …

By Nicolette Niedzwiecki
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Student Success Story – Jakob Lopez

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Jakob Lopez ’21 (CLAS) has become a leader in his hometown of Manchester even before he earns his undergraduate degree from UConn.

An urban and community studies major, Lopez serves as the Diversity and Equity Inclusions Coordinator for the town’s …

By Mike Enright
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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
Jim Lowe Assistant Vice Provost, Executive Director Jim Lowe
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Winter Break Job Opportunity with Community Health Center, Inc.

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Are you looking for full-time, part-time, or weekend work during Winter Break? Does making a difference for those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic interest you? Then a COVID Testing Support position with Community Health Center, Inc. could be right …

By Evan McMunn
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