The Charger Bulletin

Alumni Discuss Working on the “Joker”

Alumni Discuss Working on the

Charger Bulletin Staff

October 14, 2019

Both Timothy Metzer, class of ‘85, and the University of New Haven communication, film, and media studies program have come a long way in 34 years. Metzger is a production designer who has worked on multiple Hollywood films, including the recently-released “Joker,” which earned a record $93...

Senior Challenge Seeks to Build Connections Post-Graduation

Senior Challenge Seeks to Build Connections Post-Graduation

Victoria Cagley, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

The Senior Challenge, a semester-long competition for graduating seniors, is kicking off its fourth year. These competitions include weekly tasks that seniors are encouraged to take part in, which enter them into a grand prize drawing at the end of the semester. The Associate Director of Alumni Relations an...

Government Shutdown Impacts University Alumni

Government Shutdown Impacts University Alumni

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019

The longest government shutdown in history has been going on for 32  days, with 800,000 people still out of work, including University of New Haven alumni. Samantha Higgins graduated in 2016 with degrees in criminal justice victim service administration and psychology with a community clinical concen...

Men’s basketball star Danny Upchurch signs pro contract overseas

Chris DiGeronimo, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018

On Monday August 20th it was announced via Twitter that former  New Haven men’s basketball star Danny Upchurch has signed a contract to play professionally in the country of Georgia. Upchurch will play for Georgian Super League team BC Titebi. Last season, Upchurch averaged 18.8 points an...

University Alumna Offers Artists Unique Service

University Alumna Offers Artists Unique Service

Karina Krul, Student Life Editor

January 23, 2018

Juliana Johnson, class of May ’17, started her own business offering aspiring and established musicians social media marketing online. Trademarked and established in November 2017, her business is dedicated to “providing quality adjunctive services for musical performing artists which fulfills many ...

How Many Alumni Make Donations?

The Charger Bulletin

March 30, 2016

By KATE SAHAGIAN Contributing writer [email protected] Alumni everywhere can relate to the excessive phone calls from little undergrads begging for donations for their college.  Alumni receive letters in the mail from their alma maters with donation slips and pre-addressed envelopes included....

Senior 16 Challenge

Samantha Higgins

February 17, 2016

The University Of New Haven Office Of Alumni Relations has announced The Senior 16 Challenge for the graduating class of May 2016, undergraduate and graduate alike. The challenge consists of 16 weeks of 16 individual challenges that earn the participant an entry. This gives students a greater chance...

The Spring Phonathon

Samantha Mathewson

February 18, 2015

The Spring semester Phonathon began Sunday, Feb. 8, where 28 University of New Haven students have begun calling alumni for donations. The Phonathon spans ten weeks. Students make calls over the course of six three-and-half hour shifts a week. Weekly shifts span from Sunday, 1:30 to 9 p.m. to Mo...

President’s Corner

Richard Rotella

October 29, 2014

Chargers, I hope that everyone enjoyed Charge-A-Palooza week last week. It was great to see everyone at Midnight Madness, Swimsuit Sprint and Homecoming. Many of these events have slowly become UNH traditions and an important part of our campus. A special thank you goes to the countless alumni of UNH that attended Homecomi...

Scholarship Ball raised over $1 Million, setting event record

The Charger Bulletin

September 24, 2014

By Leah Myers & Samantha Mathewson University of New Haven alumni set the record for the most money raised at the annual Scholarship Ball last May. Through admittance tickets sales, silent auctions, and scholarship donations that evening, the UNH alumni raised over $1 million dollars at the Schola...

UNH Gives Thanks to Donors and Alumni on Philanthropy Day

Liana Teixeira

March 6, 2013

On Thursday, Feb. 28, the University of New Haven became one of only 80 schools in the world to participate in the first-ever Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day, organized by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). It was a day for students to give thanks to the donors who...

Students and Alumni Weigh in on USGA Happenings

Liana Teixeira

November 7, 2012

Several highly contentious issues have sparked the interest of students and alumni at the University of New Haven in the past few weeks. The two main topics that spread like wildfire across campus involved the Undergraduate Student Government Association’s (USGA) recent vote to recite the Pledge...

29th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball

Matt DiGiovanni

April 25, 2012

Last Saturday, April 21, I, as well as a group of fellow students, attended the 29th Annual Alumni Scholarship Ball, an event designed to raise money for scholarships, while also providing an entertaining night for everyone who attends! Last year I missed the age cutoff for the event by four days since...

Inspired by Alumni

Matt DiGiovanni

February 29, 2012

Last week at the February 22 USGA meeting, one of the guest speakers was an alumnus of UNH, and he was there not to speak about anything specific, just the general topic of what you give is what you get. I’m a little embarrassed to admit that I didn’t catch his name, but his message was one that...

New Haven Alumni Signed With the Yankees

Samantha Mathewson

February 29, 2012

The University of New Haven will have to take a field trip to the Bronx to see its baseball alumnus Alex Smith play as a newly signed New York Yankee player. Smith was a previous star Charger at UNH who officially signed a free agent contract with the Yankees on Thursday, Feb. 23. Smith is a right-h...

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