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An Evening with Jim Calhoun, CEO of Converse

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
7:30pm – 8:30pm

Storrs Campus
SU Theater

Leadership in Action and Honors in Business Association would like to invite you to an exclusive and exciting evening with Jim Calhoun. The son of former UConn basketball coach Jim Calhoun and CLAS alumnus of UConn, he currently serves as the President and CEO of Converse. He served as Chief Executive Officer and Vice President of Hurley International LLC, an affiliate of Nike Inc. until May 2011.

In this talk, Mr. Calhoun will share his journey from UConn to the highest ranks of an international corporation and will provide students with tips on how to succeed in their careers.

All are welcome to attend! Following his talk, he will take questions from the audience. Submit your questions via email to or More information about the speaking event is available on the Facebook Event Page


Honors in Business Association (primary), Alumni Relations, Business Career Center, Center for Career Development, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Business

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