Special Events

  • Paint Night, Cooking Demo, NFL's Darius Butler

    Did you miss UConn Together, our global celebration? We have good news! From now through Friday, June 18, you can register here to view event recordings entirely on your own schedule! 

    Paint with penguins from Mystic Aquarium, learn how to cook three plant-based dishes with UConn Dining, take a walk down UConn athletics memory lane -- and more.

    Register for free unlimited access to view the following event recordings, and so much more:

    • UConn Together Kick-Off Celebration & Happy Hour

      Hosted by Justis Lopez '14 (ED), '15 MA and Mo Cotton Kelly, VP, Alumni Relations, Marketing & Communications and Annual Giving, UConn Foundation
      Kick-off our first-ever global alumni celebration in true-blue style! Take a virtual tour of campus and sing along to the UConn Fight Song. Special musical performances by the Funky Dawgz Brass Band, who met at UConn, including a sneak peek of a new song from their upcoming album “Vertical."

    • Catching Up with MSBAPM

      Hosted by the School of Business BAPM Program, featuring David Bergman
      Join the UConn School of Business Master of Science in Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM) alumni reunion event to hear what the program has had been up to since you graduated and have the chance to reconnect and network with fellow alums. Hear from accomplished MSBAPM faculty member, David Bergman, who recently won $2.5 million dollars playing fantasy football by using strategies he teaches in the classroom!

    • True Blue Sports Panel

      Hosted by Aaron Torres '07 (CLAS)
      Join author, Fox Sports radio personality, and podcast host Aaron Torres '07 (CLAS) to relive Husky highlights and pivotal moments in UConn’s athletic history. Get an insider’s perspective from NFL star Darius Butler '08 (CLAS), former three-time national champion field hockey coach Nancy Stevens, and Chair of the UConn Board of Trustees Dan Toscano '87 (BUS). 

    • We Are All Makers: Creative Upcycling with the LCIZ Makerspace

      Hosted by LCIZ Makerspace Supervisor, Cody Ryan '07 (CLAS) 
      Do you have a stock of T-shirts that you received as a student? Are you looking for creative ways to repurpose them? In this session, you will be able to explore various designs for upcycling those shirts and be guided through the process of creating your own tote bag from a T-shirt while learning more about the LCIZ Makerspace at UConn. All you need is a T-shirt and a pair of sharp scissors or a rotary cutter to get started. 

    • Paint Night

      Hosted by Erin Leigh '94 (SFA)
      Grab your paint, brushes, and beverage for a UConn-themed virtual paint night of Horsebarn Hill. Not an experienced painter? Don’t worry – Erin will take you step-by-step, and if you prefer colored pencils or crayons, she’ll also lead a step-by-step drawing of the same picture. Scroll down here to view supplies.

    • Mystic Aquarium: Paint with a Penguin

      Hosted by Laurie Macha '87 (CAHNR), '91 MS and Josh Davis '10 (CAHNR)
      Broadcasting directly from Mystic Aquarium’s Roger Tory Peterson Penguin Pavilion, our African Penguin Animal Ambassador virtual program is a one-of-a kind outreach program where you not only “meet” one of our resident African penguins but also learn from Laurie and Josh, who are working every day to save these endangered species.

    • Plant-Based Living Series: Cooking Demo

      Hosted by Robert Landolphi of UConn Dining Services
      Chef Robert Landolphi of UConn Dining Services will cook up three delicious plant-based dishes that are great for busy weeknights and easy to double if you are having company. Dishes include: Sesame Peanut Noodle Salad, Spicy Kale and Coconut Rice, and Farro Risotto with white beans, basil pesto and arugula. Scroll down here to view recipes. 
    For more information, contact: Jessica Sokol/UConn Alumni at jsokol@foundation.uconn.edu