Category: Education

Governor Lamont applauds Biden administration selection of Stamford’s Nick Simmons to serve as senior U.S. education official

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the announcement on Friday that the Biden administration has selected Nick Simmons to serve as Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Education for School Reopening and Recovery in a position that will have him coordinating efforts on behalf of the U.S. Department of Education to safely reopen…

Earth Month at Housatonic Community College

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Housatonic Community College (HCC) is celebrating Earth Day (April 22nd) with a series of engaging activities throughout April, all designed to raise our collective environmental awareness. Initiated by HCC’s STEAM Center of Excellence, with significant support from Pitney Bowes, Avangrid, and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, the lineup of fascinating events creates…

WCSU earns CRLA certification

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University’s Ancell Commons and Tutoring Resource Center have been awarded International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) through the College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA). The CRLA is a leading professional organization and certifying body in the field of tutoring and learning assistance in higher education. Certification promotes program credibility…

Exploring Witchcraft and Witch Persecution in Early New England Virtual Lecture Hosted by the Norwalk Historical Society

NORWALK, CT – In honor of Women’s History Month the Norwalk Historical Society is hosting the virtual lecture, ” ‘Giving Entertainment to Satan’: Witchcraft and Witch Persecution in Early New England” with guest presenter Dr. Leslie Lindenauer of Western CT State University on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 5:30pm (Eastern Time) via Zoom. Mention Salem…

HCC Archive Joins Top Colleges in Connecticut’s Archive Online

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The archive of Housatonic Community College (HCC) is now keeping company alongside Wesleyan University, Yale, UCONN, and other prestigious Connecticut colleges in Connecticut’s Archive Online (CAO). The largest community college archive in the state, HCC’s repository of original resource material contributes to the understanding and evolution of the institution and its community.…

Sacred Heart University adds new master’s degree in Human Clinical Nutrition

FAIRFIELD, CT – Sacred Heart University will offer an online master of science degree in human clinical nutrition beginning this fall. Jobs related to nutrition are increasing because of an increased focus on disease prevention and integrative health care. With only about 30 online master’s degrees in clinical nutrition available nationwide, the new degree makes…

Silvermine School of Art Summer Camps are back and offering week-long art camps for students ages 5-17

NEW CANAAN, CT – The Silvermine School of Art Summer Camps are back! Offering week-long art camps for students ages 5-17, Silvermine provides extraordinary opportunities for young children and high school students to learn from regionally and nationally known artists—while meeting new friends and having fun on Silvermine’s five-acre campus. Students will gain new skills,…

Maritime Aquarium marks Black History Month with live-streaming programs celebrating black scientists and authors

NORWALK, CT – Log in to learn the achievements of Black scientists and authors during upcoming live-streaming educational programs offered by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk during Black History Month. The Virtual programs offered during Black History Month are part of a changing suite of online programs offered weekly by the Aquarium. There’s no set…

The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts Establishes  Textbook Lending Library at Housatonic Community College

Helping low-income, high-need students seeking higher education and vocational learning. BRIDGEPORT, CT – Housatonic Community College (HCC) is easing the burden of textbook costs for low-income students thanks to a grant from The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts (SFFEA) for the creation of a new Textbook Lending Library. The Textbook Lending Library…