Parents & Families

Two Career Center Team Members Win UConn Spirit Awards

A big congratulations to Kay Kimball Gruder and Lisa Famularo on being selected as recipients of the 2021 UConn Spirit Awards! Kay was selected as the University Citizen Award winner for exemplifying excellence in exhibiting University workplace values, and Lisa’s …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright
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5 Ways to Get Involved in Social Justice

You may be thinking about how you can get involved in activism/social justice in and outside of school or work. Sometimes it can be overwhelming trying to think of things that you can do on your own, so we are …

By Natalie Calletano
Natalie Calletano Administrative Services Intern Natalie Calletano
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It’s a Match for 100+ Doctors-to-Be in UConn Medical School’s 50th Graduating Class

When it comes to Match Day, the exhilaration experienced by students at the UConn School of Medicine is – well, unmatched.

An annual tradition at medical schools around the country in which students are connected with residency programs where they’ll spend …

By Lauren Woods
Lauren Woods
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How You Can Help Combat Anti-Asian Racism at UConn and Beyond?

The increase in senseless acts of violence, harassment, and bias against the Asian community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is alarming and intolerable. According to AAPI Emergency Response Network (a collaboration between the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) and …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant Kristen Soprano
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New Law on Hairstyles Makes It Easier for Connecticut Workers to be Authentic

Connecticut Joins Eight States in Fighting ‘Natural Hair’ Discrimination

Several UConn alums say that from late childhood on, they experienced pressure to straighten or cut their hair to conform to a culture that values hair styles typically associated with white …

By Clarie Hall
Clarie Hall
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