Event Summary by Jessica Simonds BA (Hons), MA. On Friday, 21st October we were pleased to host a Global Connections luncheon with His Excellency Ahn Ho-Young, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States. There was ample opportunity for networking and the attendees were welcomed by Mark Scheinberg, President of Goodwin College and… Continue reading Global Connections: His Excellency Ahn Ho-Young, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to the United States
Hey all – They don’t call it sunny Queensland for nothing. The weather once we arrived to Queensland was wonderful, all sunny blue sky!The day in the Lockyer Valley started with a visit to a large scale commercial farm Rugby Farm is the largest supplier of vegetable to markets in Australia.. We had a chance… Continue reading A day in the Lockyer Valley
So concrete. As the rain continued to come down we continued with our program. Our day began with a stop at the University of New South Wales (UNSW)in Sydney. Our morning focus was on Eco friendly concrete or geo-polymer concrete. As you may know concrete is one of the top three carbon polluters on the… Continue reading Concrete & more rain
Baranga What? Barangaroo! Greeting to all. So Sydney had the most January rain ever while we where there. The trip has been progressing but there were times we are walking in absolute pouring down rain. On our second full day in Sydney we visited the global property firm lendlease. They are currently in the… Continue reading Barangaroo
Posted by: Megan C. Torrey, WACCT Executive Director I am excited to tell you that in a few days I will be leaving for Australia! I will be a member of the UConn Center for Business Education & Research (CIBER) Green Business Australia trip. The trip will focus on all aspects of sustainable business. There… Continue reading Follow My Trip to Australia !
Edible Arrangements founder and CEO Tariq Farid spoke on his success story to 70 attendees at the Hartford Club.
Knowledge is like water, he said, citing his family, it goes downhill, and to reap the benefits of it you need to lower yourself to let it come to you.