“It’s an honor and a privilege to fund a scholarship and show how my years of hard work have paid off."
Joe DiPietro '55
Donor, Joe and Lori DiPietro Scholarship
"I give to support the pharmacy school. I wouldn’t be the pharmacist I am today if it weren’t for UConn’s School of Pharmacy."
Donor, School of Pharmacy
"The four most enjoyable years of my life so far have been the ones I spent as an undergrad at UConn. A big part of this had to do with the Honors Program, which exposed me to incredible classmates, supportive and caring professors and an ecosystem that enabled me to dream big."
Paul Millerd '07
Donor, Honors Program
"The UConn brand continues to get stronger every year and I want to do my part to strengthen the brand. I want UConn to be recognized as so much more than a great basketball school."
Jim Sizer '78
Donor, Chemical Engineering Laboratory Renovation Fund
UConn’s School of Nursing has received a pledge of $ 2.3 million from Robin Froman and Steven Owen to establish its first endowed faculty chair. The pledge will also support a professorship and research at the school.
For nearly two decades the Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative, supported through an endowment by the Aetna Foundation, has offered a variety of enrichment programs for young people, many from populations that are underrepresented in health care fields.
Opportunities for philanthropic support will abound as UConn moves forward with Next Generation Connecticut, the state's $1.7B investment in education and research innovation.
More than 100 guests came out to support a good cause and play golf at the championship course at Tumble Brook Country Club in Bloomfield, Conn. for the 2014 UConn Cancer Research Golf Tournament.
"I am a senior majoring in physiology and neurobiology as well as molecular and cell biology. I am currently applying to medical school with the hope of one day becoming a surgeon. The scholarship support I received is helping me achieve my dream."
Matthew Greenwood '15
Anthony E. Wallace and Helen B. Wallace Memorial Scholarship
Lt. Paul L. Drotch Memorial Scholarship
"As an aspiring music educator, my passion is to become not only the best teacher I can be, but the best musician I can be. This scholarship acknowledged the drive I have for music and supported my goals. I could not be more grateful."
Sophia Koukoulas '16
Edward J.P. O'Connor Scholarship
"UConn has given me the opportunity to learn, grow, and succeed. I couldn't imagine being at any other university. In order to make the most of my experience, I am involved in several activities: Leadership Legacy Experience, SUBOG, and a new organization I started, the Honors in Business Association."
Quian Callender '16
Ronald and Lucy Meoni Scholarship
"I'm proud to call myself a Rowe Scholar. My Rowe Scholarship has given me the opportunity to participate in a variety of summer programs at UConn Health, including the Health Disparities Clinical Summer Research Fellowship Program, Summer Research Fellowship Program and, for this summer, the MCAT/DAT Preparatory Program."
Chevaughn Wellington '15
John and Valerie Rowe Health Professions Scholar
"The best part about my experience at UConn has been the successful athletic environment and the highly regarded academics."
Elaine Chuli '16
Schwartz Family Women's Athletics Scholarship Fund
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