Global Business Programs By-The-Numbers

Global Business Programs “by the numbers” for 2017-2018 Academic Year

  • 4 Faculty awarded research grants to individuals from UConn.
  • 4 Faculty awarded case study and curriculum grants from MCC, North Carolina A&M State University.
  • 1 PhD students awarded dissertation support grants
  • 3 MBA students awarded fellowships through the GE Global Learning Center
  • 6 undergraduate students awarded Short Term Study Abroad (STSA) scholarships and wrote blogs on their experiences to share with fellow students
  • 8 participants traveled to Australia for the Faculty Development in Sustainable Business Program
  • 11 participants traveled to Ireland for the Faculty Development in Sustainable Business Program
  • 11 students received Certificates in Export Compliance
  • 43 Community College business faculty participated in the day-long seminar on internationalizing curriculum
  • 48 leaders from SMEs in Connecticut participated in a 1-day workshop on export documentation offered in partnership with MCC and the U.S. Department of Commerce
  • 162 students from UConn, and partner institutions MCC and SUBR, were awarded certificates from the Global Business Leadership Seminar Series by attending 3 of the 4 lectures offered by on International Business corporate executives from LEGO, FactSet, NatWest Markets, FinTech School.
  • 44 undergraduate students from 10 schools and 2 countries participated in the annual CIBER International Business Case Challenge in October on the Storrs campus.
  • 9 Faculty contributed to the Annual Fall International Business Poster Session hosted by CIBER and the GE Global Learning Center.
  • 15 students earned certificates from the new Global Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. Speakers were from Finland, Mexico, Ireland and the U.S.