back to top
Community

8 Reasons We're Thankful To Be Part Of #UConnNation

Real talk, you make us proud to be Huskies.

Posted on

1. We're #18. NBD.

Giphy

In case you missed it, UConn Nation helped achieve the best U.S. News & World Report ranking we’ve ever had.

2. We've got that MVP Status on LOCK.

Giphy

Thanks, #SpringerDinger.

3. You made UConn $71.8 million stronger.

That’s a lot of money to help support UConn’s future that YOU helped us raise in fiscal 2017.

4. But it's not all about the money...

350 volunteers. 720 hours. 22 locations.UConn Nation hustled and bustled for good causes all around the country for UConn Cares last April. Need we say more? You got out there and helped in the community.
UConn Foundation

350 volunteers. 720 hours. 22 locations.

UConn Nation hustled and bustled for good causes all around the country for UConn Cares last April. Need we say more? You got out there and helped in the community.

5. We are kicking cancer to the curb.

Giphy

Your support to UConn Health helped pioneer the world’s first personalized ovarian cancer vaccine trial. Now THAT is something to be proud of.

6. Who run the world?

Giphy

More specifically, the 100+ early adopters of the UConn Women and Philanthropy Network, who endowed a $100k scholarship to transform the lives of UConn women.

7. You Bleed Blue. Relentlessly.

Giphy

And you always have a U-C-O-N-N chant at the ready for our 22 Division I teams.

8. But most importantly, wherever life takes you, a Husky always has your back.

We have 27 regional networking groups and international alumni ambassadors helping to build the strength of UConn Nation around the world. And that's what we're thankful for most of all: YOU.
Tenor

We have 27 regional networking groups and international alumni ambassadors helping to build the strength of UConn Nation around the world. And that's what we're thankful for most of all: YOU.

This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!