Fall 2021 Orientation: Welcome and Student Panel

    Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 2:00 PM until 3:00 PMEastern Daylight Time

    We invite all new UConn graduate students for Fall 2021 to virtually attend our Welcome and Current Student Panel!

    Vice Provost and Dean Kent Holsinger will be welcoming all incoming graduate students. 

    His remarks will then be followed by a current graduate student panel moderated by Karen Bresciano, Assistant Dean of The Graduate School Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Affairs. The current students represent a wide-variety of programs, degree types, identities, and lived experiences, and they will be sharing their wisdom from their time at UConn so far. Our panelists include:

    • Amy Zipf, Doctoral Student, Nursing, Storrs Campus
    • Brooks Kirchgassner, Doctoral Student, Political Science, Online
    • Genevieve Rose Rigler, Master’s Student, Environmental Engineering Master of Science, Storrs Campus
    • Leila Daneshmandi, Master’s Student, Engineering in Global Entrepreneurship, PhD in Biomedical Engineering ’20, Storrs Campus
    • Louvins Pierre, Doctoral Student, Communication, MA in Communications ’20, Storrs Campus
    • Webster Pryce, Master’s Student, Business, Hartford Campus

    Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.