Category: Education

Connecticut Lt. Governor Bysiewicz highlights Connecticut Summer at the Museum program

From July 1, 2022 to September 5, 2022, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying Connecticut resident adult can visit participating museums free of charge through the program STAMFORD, CT – Today, Lt. Governor Bysiewicz was joined by Stamford Mayor Caroline Simmons, State Representative Hubert Delany and staff at the Bartlett Arboretum and…

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced the creation of seven new technology education programs at Connecticut’s public and private colleges and universities. The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) and the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF), in partnership with the Connecticut Office of Workforce Strategy and the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community…

Connecticut Governor Lamont and Education Commissioner Russell-Tucker announce investments to support aspiring educators

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Education Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker last week announced new investments to defray certification-related testing costs for aspiring educators in Connecticut. A total of $2 million dollars of federal, state-level reserve American Rescue Plan Act, Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP-ESSER) funding is being dedicated over a two-year…

Habitat for Humanity CEO To Receive Honorary Degree

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County CEO Carolyn Vermont will receive an honorary Associate’s Degree from Housatonic Community College (HCC) at its 55th Commencement on May 26. Habitat for Humanity seeks to build community and to improve lives by partnering with low-income families, community volunteers and donors to build decent and…

Huge Turnout at Careers In Manufacturing Expo

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Housatonic Community College (HCC) hosted a Careers in Manufacturing Expo 2022 on May 4, connecting 28 manufacturing firms from Connecticut with those interested in the field and prospective employees. A whopping 300 job seekers and students attended the free event to discover in-demand manufacturing positions, learn about the industry, meet employers, attend…

WCSU students receive Alumni Association Scholarships

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University’s Alumni Association recently awarded over $30,000 in scholarships to 13 undergraduate and three graduate students at an awards ceremony and dinner at the Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury. The scholarships are based on academic achievement, involvement in university and community activities and service, and are open to students…