Staff News (Promotions, New Hires, Retirements, Departures)

Patricia Gilligan Retirement

After 40 years of dedicated service, 5 years with the Registrar’s Office and then 35 years with the Student Union,  Patty Gilligan will be retiring on July 1, 2020.  Due to our current circumstances, we aren’t able to provide the appropriate celebration she so richly deserves. However, you may email Patty retirement wishes at  […]

Office of Student Care & Concern Welcomes Marci Schneider

I wanted to take a moment and announce our new (transfer) employee in the Office of Student Care and Concern, Marci Schneider.  Marci has been working in Community Standards since February 2019, where she served as a Program Assistant.  She has just been reassigned to the Office of Student Care and Concern effective Friday, February […]

CSD Welcomes Colleen Hajdasz

Colleen Hajdasz was born and raised in Connecticut.  She graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a Bachelor’s in Social Work.  She then worked as a vocational social worker helping people with disabilities find competitive, gainful employment.  While happily on this path in life, her car broke down.  If you want to know how her […]

Center for Students with Disabilities Welcomes Christopher Scott

Christopher Scott joins the Center for Students with Disabilities as a Disability Service Professional after spending over a decade at Mitchell College in New London, CT working with and designing programs for students with disabilities.  At Mitchell College, Christopher spent three years working in residence life and nine years as the Assistant Director of Thames […]

New Director of Health Promotion and Community Impact

I am pleased to announce that Karen McComb, M.S., has accepted the position of Director of Health Promotion and Community Impact.  Karen will be joining Student Health and Wellness at UConn starting August 30, 2019.  Karen brings over 20 years of experience, with a concentration in progressively responsible roles within student affairs in higher education.  […]

UConn Recreation Welcomes New Staff

Meet the newest members of the UConn Recreation Team: Beesanne Kurzum, Coordinator for Special Programmatic Initiatives Beesanne attended the State University of New York College at Cortland where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Anthropology, as well as her Master’s Degree in Management of Leisure Services. Beesanne is originally from Poughkeepsie, New York. […]

Mark Flynn Selected to Receive Award

Congratulations to Mark Flynn, who works in the Department of Student Activities.  Mark has been selected to receive an award to be presented at the 2019 Division of Public Safety Promotion and Award Ceremony on Thursday, August 1, 2019. The Division of Public Safety recognizes members of our agency for exceptional performance and going above […]