Panel Bios – Healthcare

Dr. Wizdom Powell, Director of the Health Disparities Institute, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UCONN Health Dr. Powell is the Director of The University of Connecticut Health Disparities Institute and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UConn Health. She served as the 2020 President of the American Psychological Association, Society for the Study of Men and … Read more

Panel Bios – Gaming

David Bergman, UCONN Analytics Professor and 2020 Draft Kings Winner David Bergman is an Associate Professor of Operations and Information Management at the University of Connecticut. David’s work focuses on developing novel algorithms for large-scale automated decision making, both in research and in practice. His research is published in the top Operations Research journals and … Read more

2021 Economic Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting Sponsorship — $2,500 $500 Business or Family Named Student Scholarship 8 Tickets to Event Reserved Table and Exclusive Table Signage Full Page Ad – Premium Program Book Placement Gold Sponsorship — $1,500 $350 Business or Family Named Student Scholarship 8 Tickets to Event Reserved Table and Exclusive Table Signage Full Page Ad in Program … Read more

Dueling Pianos: Music and Song for Scholarships

About the Musicians: Steve Laureti Steve performs over 100 shows a year, including shows for corporate clients throughout the U.S. most notably for IBM, The Master’s Golf Tournament in Augusta GA, and the US Open Tennis in NYC. He has opened for national act Gym Class Heroes, performed for Tiger Woods, the PGA Tour, annual black tie events in Central … Read more

50th Anniversary of Education and Service

FARMINGTON—Tunxis Community College will commemorate its 50th anniversary of education and service in its communities with a year-long celebration during the 2020 academic year.  Events during the celebration, which are open to the public, include a kick-off “Cheers to Tunxis” Blues & Brews beer tasting on Feb. 27, panel discussions, a theatrical production, a “Toast … Read more

Join us for an evening of Live Music, Art, and Beer & Cider Tasting Thursday February 27th

This is our kick-off event celebrating 50 years of education in our communities! Featuring: Craft Beers & Ciders provided by Valley Wines Music by “The Green Jazz Band” Ceramic Art by Donna Namnoum Refreshments by Taprock The fundraiser is adjacent to the Barnes-Franklin Art Gallery, which will host ceramic art by Donna Namnoum and music … Read more

Governor Lamont Receives Annual Report Evaluating Strength of Connecticut’s Cybersecurity Defenses

This Year’s Report Focuses on Four Utility Companies: Aquarion, Avangrid, Connecticut Water, and Eversource (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont, leaders of the General Assembly’s Energy and Technology Committee, and the Office of Consumer Counsel today were transmitted copies of the state’s third annual cybersecurity review of Connecticut’s electric, natural gas, and large water companies, … Read more

Matt Lidestri-Assistant Vice President, Internet Security

Matt Lidestri has been with COCC for over ten years as an experienced security professional and longstanding member of its Internet team. Matt is responsible for COCC’s internet and security services and the talented teams that support them. He is passionate about developing these platforms and processes to provide increasingly better protection and visibility against known and … Read more