The University of Connecticut Waterbury campus has announced the third annual Brass City Dash , a 5K road race through downtown Waterbury will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2012 – race starting at 9:30 AM.   Proceeds from the race will be used to support students in the areas of academic and enrichment activities at the Waterbury campus.

Registration information is available on line at The race attracts runners from several states in the Northeast.   Current students, UConn Alums, and the general public are welcome to participate in this community event.   If you cannot participate, come out and support the runners and enjoy the festivities. Ouellette, Deganis & Gallagher, Attorneys at Law, Cheshire, Connecticut will once again serve as the presenting sponsor.

Additional sponsors for this year’s event (so far) are Brass Mill Center and Commons, Crystal Rock, Main Street Waterbury, Naugatuck Valley Savings Bank, Naugatuck Valley Savings & Loan, SwiftCricket Marketing, UConn School of Business, WATR 1320 AM, and Webster Bank.

Dr. William Pizzuto, Waterbury campus Director has commented, “The Brass City Dash has been enormously successful since our inaugural year in 2010. It is not just a race; it¹s an event that will continue to define Husky Spirit in the City of Waterbury every year. Please join us on April 14, 2012!”

For more information regarding this event, including sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kris Henaire, 203-236-9803, by emailing

The University of Connecticut’s Waterbury campus serves more than 1,200 students annually. In its sixty years of operation, UConn Waterbury has opened the doors to educational access and excellence for thousands of Connecticut residents. The campus is located in a modern, state-of-the-art facility in the heart of downtown Waterbury. Our neighbors are the historic Palace Theater and new arts magnet middle and high school, making our location a beacon for educational and cultural enlightenment. Visit us online at