Our Moment (November 2010)

Biomedical Engineering Supported by
Alumni Couple

John Krenicki ’84 ’07H and Donna 84 Krenicki met at UConn, and recently continued their strong history of giving with a $750,000 donation for a named professorship in Biomedical Engineering.

Giving Campaign Among UCAMB Honors Longtime Band Director Mills

The UConn Alumni Marching Band has rallied together to endow a fund in honor of longtime band director David Mills.

Alumnus Donates $1M to Support
Agriculture Studies

Former Johnson administration budget director Charles J. Zwick ’50 ’51 has made a gift of $1 million to the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources for its internationally renowned Food Marketing Policy Center.


Aetna Foundation Meets Beneficiaries of
Its Generosity

On the anniversary of the Aetna Foundation's $2-million gift supporting the Aetna Health Professions Partnership Initiative (HPPI), foundation executives met students whose lives have been transformed by the program.

Artist Gets Creative in Giving Back

Thanks to grateful patient and artist Brenda Baker, the waiting room of the UConn Health Center's Department of Dermatology is now decorated with artwork that she painted to help ease the minds of children awaiting surgery.
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The Power of Giving Hits Home

The UConn Foundation helps thousands of students each year through the generosity of its donors. In a recent blog post, Foundation Vice President Brian Otis learns that one such student was literally around the corner. Read Kim's compelling e-mail of thanks.

Private Gift Allows Student to Study Abroad

UConn student Rachel Madariaga benefited from privately funded SURF grants to participate in research abroad this summer.

Coach Edsall Creates Event to Memorialize
Jasper Howard

UConn head football Coach Randy Edsall announced on Nov. 4 that he is creating a charity event to benefit at-risk children in the Hartford Public School System.

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