Category: Community Engagement


Read stories related to faculty, students, and alumni involved in public engagement initiatives.

Olympian Karen Chammas

UConn Plays Host to International Sport Mentoring Program

November 4, 2019

There’s an Olympian spending time at the University of Connecticut right now and, if you think it’s a Husky basketball player, you are wrong.

The athlete is Karen Chammas, who represented her native Lebanon in the sport of judo at the 2012 London games, and she is spending late October and early November in Storrs as part of the Global Sports Mentoring Program.








Jennie McGarry

McGarry Receives Highest Honor in Academic Field of Sport Management

September 16, 2019

This past summer, the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) formally recognized Neag School Professor Jennifer McGarryas the 2019 recipient of its most prestigious honor: the Earle F. Zeigler Lecture Award. The Zeigler Award, the highest distinction one can earn in the academic field of sport management, acknowledges significant contributions to the field in terms of scholarship, research, leadership, and peer recognition.