Month: March 2022

19th Annual New England Latinx Student Leadership Conference

The Puerto Rican / Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC) invites Latinx faculty, staff, and students at UConn to participate in the 19th annual NASPA New England Latinx/a/o Student Leadership Conference. The goal of this conference is to help Latinx students network, strengthen their leadership skills, and prepare for post-graduation life.  The theme of this year’s conference […]

Combatting Sexual Assault & Bias Action Group Update

Hi there, Huskies, Thank goodness for the upcoming break. This one is so well deserved, and I wish you all fun, good health, and REST! First (queue up Queen’s classic hit, “We Are the Champions”), WINNING seems to be a theme this week. ROCK ON basketball, UConn Equestrian, track, Biochem midterms, internships applications, O-Chem labs […]

Real Talk with Ron Acrum, “Keep on Moving”

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion is pleased to announce guest speaker Ron Arcum (UConn Alumnus 1972), who will be giving a talk “Keep on Moving.” Join us for a 60-minute discussion as Ron shares his background in helping people find the right fit. Referred to as a “creative problem solver,” “thoughtful listener,” “strategic thinker,” […]

Resilience and Overcoming Failure

Chuk is a Nigerian-American entrepreneur and investor, laser-focused on leveraging technology to solve today’s systemic problems for a more equitable & inclusive future.   He is the co-founder & CEO of Humblebrag, an early-stage deal discovery platform that makes it easy for scouts to get compensated and funders to find nascent deals before anyone else. In […]

Nowruz 2022

The Middle Eastern Cultural Programs invite you to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year! Nowruz is celebrated on the Spring equinox. It has been a day of great celebration throughout Iranian history; it is mankind’s oldest known holiday and is still celebrated by more than 300 million people around the world. It celebrates the triumph of […]

UConn Health Hires Inaugural CDO, Dr. Jeffrey Hines, MD

Dear Colleagues, Diversity is vital to UConn Health as we continue to advance medicine academically, clinically, and scientifically. This is why we are excited to announce that Jeffrey Hines, MD, will take the new role of Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) at UConn Health. He joins us from Wellstar, one of the largest not-for-profit, integrated health […]