Month: June 2022

Happy Juneteenth National Independence Day 2022!

To the UConn Community: On June 19, 1865, two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on New Year’ Day 1863, the Union army reached Galveston, Texas, and enforced the executive order to free all people enslaved in Confederate territories. All people held as slaves in the United States were […]

Dealing with Gun Violence

Recent mass shootings in Buffalo, NY, Laguna Woods, CA, Uvalde, TX, and elsewhere across the country have again centered concerns about gun violence within public discourse. Our hearts are broken over this violence — gun violence disproportionately impacts communities of color, the LGBTQIA+ community, women, teenagers, and veterans. Guns have also been used in the […]

June 2022 Heritage Celebrations

To the UConn Community: The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and the Provost’s Office would like to take this opportunity to remind you of several celebrations, commemorations, and moments of raising awareness for members of our community during the month of June: National Caribbean American Heritage Month:  This heritage month was established in 2006 to create and disseminate knowledge […]

UConn4A Mentorship Program: Interviewing 101 Workshop (6/14)

UConn Asian American Alumni Association (UConn4A) Mentorship Program Presents: Interviewing 101 Workshop Come and sharpen your interviewing skills in this interactive workshop! You’ll have the opportunity to learn from our speakers, mock interviews with experienced professionals, and be able to answer any question with confidence! **This event is open to all UConn undergraduate students and […]