Encore!Connecticut

Encore Connecticut 2022 is Launched!

On their first day the Encore!Connecticut Fellows learned about each other and their passions for moving into employment in the nonprofit sector. The Fellows also engage in a vibrant morning panel with Encore!Connecticut Alumni who are now leaders in the Connecticut nonprofit world: Amber Anthony, Development Manager of the Aurora Women and Girls Foundation; Mary Murano, […]

Encore!Connecticut Announces Fall 2022 Instructors and Panelists

Encore!Connecticut is a nationally-recognized program that assists corporate and public sector professionals in gaining the skills needed to transition and lead in the nonprofit sector. The program is proud to announce this fall’s instructors and panelists! Together they will provide our Fellows with 40 hours of managerial and professional education in nonprofit leadership, program management, […]

Encore!Connecticut Graduation Spring 2021

On the morning of Saturday, April 10 the University of Connecticut Department of Public Policy (DPP) proudly celebrated the graduation of 23 Encore!Connecticut Fellows.  Encore!Connecticut is a professional development experience that helps seasoned corporate professionals transition their skills and experience into the nonprofit sector. Dr. David Garvey, Director of Encore!Connecticut welcomed graduates, sponsor organizations, invited […]

Encore!Connecticut Spring 2021 Class

Saturday, January 9, 2021 was the start of a new live virtual Encore!Connecticut class.  Encore!Connecticut is a four-month professional development program that prepares seasoned corporate professionals for a career on the nonprofit sector.  The program offers networking opportunities, help in resume restructuring, and classes in nonprofit finance, strategy, law, philanthropic partnerships, and social media taught […]

A Letter for Department Head Mohamad Alkadry: The Opportunities Ahead

On behalf of my faculty and staff colleagues, I wish our community of students, alumni, colleagues, friends, and nation a healthy, happy, and prosperous new year. This newsletter celebrates the work of our faculty in several research areas: social policy, social equity, public finance and budgeting, and nonprofit management. We rarely highlight our faculty’s research […]

Encore!Connecticut 2020 Graduation

On the beautiful Saturday morning of November 7 the 2020 Encore!Connecticut class and their friends and family met virtually to celebrate the conclusion of eight months of training and fellowships.  These twenty-seven corporate executives have taken their first steps to transitioning into the nonprofit sector. Dr. David Garvey welcomed everyone via zoom including graduates, fellowship […]

Encore!Connecticut In-Person and Online

Encore!Connecticut In-Person and Online Encore!Connecticut was co-founded over 10 years ago by Dr. Dave Garvey and Linda Friedman of the UConn Department of Public Policy to assist corporate and public sector professionals in transitioning their skills and experience into opportunities in the Connecticut nonprofit sector. Over the past decade nearly 200 corporate professionals have gone […]