Category: Education

Longtime HCC Professor Retires After 51 Years of Service

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Last month, after more than five decades of service, Professor Edward Keane, Ph.D. retired from Housatonic Community College (HCC). The esteemed faculty member’s 51-year tenure spanned nearly the entirety of the college’s existence. Since 1970, Keane taught psychology and human services courses, and served as Coordinator of the school’s Human Services Program…

Housatonic Community College Foundation Welcomes Four New Board Members

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Housatonic Community College Foundation (HCCF) on Monday announced the addition of four new board members who will help support the organization’s work to improve Housatonic Community College (HCC) students’ access to quality postsecondary education. “We are fortunate to welcome this strong and distinguished team of new board members who bring diverse…

DANBURY, CT – Ericka Griggs, a graduate student at Western Connecticut State University, has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for her thesis proposal and work on loon biology and conservation. Griggs is entering her second year pursuing a master’s degree in Integrative Biological Diversity at WCSU. Griggs, a resident of…

Mary E Woolley – activist, educator & president of Mount Holyoke College – Brought to Life During Upcoming Virtual Presentation

NORWALK, CT – Join the Norwalk Historical Society on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 5:30pm via Zoom for “A Virtual Chat with Mary E. Woolley – Activist & Educator” with guest presenter, Dr. Darla Shaw – professor emeritus of education and women’s studies at WCSU. Dr. Shaw, who is known for taking on the roles…