Category: Education

DANBURY, CT – The Western Connecticut State University Department of Social Sciences will host the Social Sciences Speakers series this spring in conjunction with the Kathwari Honors Program, WCSU International Center, UndocuAlly Task Force and the Racial Justice Coalition. The virtual talks are free and the public is invited. Those interested in participating can email…

Governor Lamont announces plan to eliminate statewide school mask requirement, allow these decisions to be determined at the local level

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is endorsing a plan developed in consultation with Connecticut Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Manisha Juthani and Connecticut State Department of Education Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker to eliminate the statewide requirement that is in effect as part of Connecticut’s COVID-19 safety protocols for masks to…

Norwalk Public Schools awarded $1.4 million to establish research and data evaluation program

Nearly $2.7 Million in Philanthropic Funding Identified This Year To Help Support Norwalk Students and Educators Norwalk, CT – Norwalk Public Schools is pleased to announce that the district will receive a total of $1.4 million dollars from private funders to establish a comprehensive research and data evaluation program. The new award is funded by…

Housatonic Community College Named Best Community Colleges in Connecticut by Intelligent.com

Higher education resource guide releases the best institution programs for 2022 BRIDGEPORT, CT (December 9, 2021) – Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, has included Housatonic Community College to its list of the Best Community Colleges in Connecticut in 2022. The research identifies 15 top programs in the state…

WCSU seeks student applicants for research fellowships in biology

DANBURY, CT – College students interested in pursuing research studies in the field of biology are invited to submit applications to the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program to be offered in 2022 by the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at Western Connecticut State University. Applications are now being accepted from undergraduate students at any higher education institution who…

WCSU’s Education and Educational Psychology Department  receives CAEP accreditation

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University announced that its Education and Educational Psychology Department, housed in the School of Professional Studies, was recently granted accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) after a rigorous on-site review and study. Dr. Katherine Roe, chair of the Education and Educational Psychology Department, noted…

Saturdays Added to Autumn Open Hours for “Weston Slept While the Nation Roared:  Life in the Twenties” New 1920s Exhibition in Weston , CT

WESTON, CT – The Weston History and Culture Center (Weston Historical Society) has added additional open hours to view its new exhibition, “Weston Slept While the Nation Roared: Life in the Twenties” at 104 Weston Road in Weston, CT. Parking lot and museum entrance is accessed from High Acre Road. The exhibition will be open…