As a UConn graduate HRM student, you will join a top-ranked business school that offers full access to a diverse university system located across the state of CT and a vibrant online community of business leaders. You will have access to our distinguished faculty, lively social events, impactful services within the Graduate Career and Professional Development Office and world-renowned UConn athletics
Cohorts are collaboration rich environments designed to foster a tight-knit learning community. Taking the bulk of HRM courses as a cohesive unit, UConn’s MS HRM cohorts are comprised of 30-40 students from diverse backgrounds with a common goal to sharpen HR skills while building a deep and lifelong peer network. Members have the opportunity to both support and be supported through their graduate school experience, with career benefits that will span years after graduation.
Since starting the program, my professional network has actually doubled in size, and that’s just according to LinkedIn. And I know these relationships will continue into my future.
– KAROLINA LAFLAMME, 2023
Enrich Your Student Experience
UConn School of Business offers its students a robust student life inside and outside of the classroom. Student-led clubs bolster business students’ educational experience and add value to your resume to maximize career growth. UConn clubs include the Graduate Business Association, Graduate Consulting Club, Women in Business, Net Impact (Sustainability) Chapter, and Graduate Diversity Club.
UConn’s MS HRM Student Ambassadors are either current cohort members of the graduating class or recent alumni who are excited to share their experiences to help guide your personal journey. They are happy to share insights about faculty, program delivery, cohort benefits, and personal success stories. Ambassadors provide a preview of what it’s like to be a graduate business student while juggling your real-world responsibility.
Meet UConn's HRM Student Ambassadors
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Ambassador Jennifer Fass
Jen Fass is a seasoned C Suite level HR professional whose fields of expertise include: Talent Acquisition & Retention, Strategic Business Planning and Forecasting, Employee Engagement, Performance Management, Employee Relations & Coaching, Compensation & Rewards, Organizational Effectiveness, and Risk Management.
Ambassador Nicole Garlock
Nicole is a Senior Human Resources professional with over sixteen years of experience. She has proven leadership qualities with the ability to visualize and implement strategic outcomes. Nicole delivers innovative HR and business solutions aligned with business strategy to achieve successful results. She is a high energy and enthusiastic change leader, with strong influencing and decision-making skills.
Ambassador Heather Schrang
Heather is an intentional leader who aims to help her organization fulfil its vision and mission. She is enthusiastic and solution focused. As she pivots into a career in Human Resources, she brings passion around community and organizational culture.
Alumni Ambassador Shannon Milliard
Shannon is an experienced Human Resource Professional with a demonstrated history of working in the textiles industry. She is skilled in ADP Payroll, Management, Interviewing, Payroll, Benefits, Benefit Plan Designs and Business Process Improvement. A recent graduate of the MS HRM program, Shannon is a great example of a successful alumnus.
UConn is proud to boast over 230,000 business school alumni across the globe. Upon graduation HRM students become valued members of this alumni network which focuses on establishing long-term personal and professional growth opportunities. UConn’s MS HRM alumni are a highly engaged group of graduates who strive to support current students through the classroom experience and beyond.
Get Involved with Student Organizations
- HR Case Competitions
- Experiential Learning Centers and Institutes
- Social and Cultural Events
- Conversations with Keynote Speakers
- Roundtable Discussions with Industry Experts
- Alumni Networking and Social Events
- Various Student Resource Centers (e.g., health services along with educational and mental health support)