Dr. Burr and her spouse will be paying it forward to UConn School of Dental Medicine students with the largest gift ever committed to the school.
"UConn is a very special place for me and my family; my son went to school there. Over the years, I have been fortunate to know a lot of people that have received a great education from the University of Connecticut. I firmly believe that students who attend UConn leave as much better and well-rounded people who are prepared for the real world by the time they graduate."
Donor, The Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center
Learn more about the Werth family's naming gift
Ollie is competing with 47 other coaches for a chance to win $100,000.
"I am so proud that I have a chance to lace up my cleats and represent this great university each time I wear the Husky uniform. Without the generosity of Coach Morrone, this would not have been possible. I can't thank him enough for making my dreams become a reality. I am proud to say I am a Husky for life."
Gabby Cuevas '16
Joseph J. Morrone Scholarship
"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