Encore Connecticut Kicks-Off Fall 2023 Cohort

On Saturday, September 9th Encore Connecticut welcomed its Fall 2023 cohort to the Hartford Times Building! Their first class included an opportunity to connect with alums of the program, which has been nationally recognized for assisting corporate and public sector professionals with their transition to the nonprofit sector. Co-leads for the fall cohort include: Scott […]

Celebrating Encore!Connecticut Fall 2022 Graduates!

Recently we recapped Encore!Connecticut’s Fall 2022 graduation with Operations Coordinator Maura Maloney. Learn more about this special day below! The UConn Encore!Connecticut Fall 2022 class held an in-person graduation on Saturday, December 10 at the Hartford Public Library. Over 40 graduates, family, friends, and Encore!Connecticut partners and instructors were in attendance. This was the first […]

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 […]