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Trinity College launches center to spur civic engagement

Joe Cooper |

In an effort to strengthen civic partnerships in Hartford, Trinity College is consolidating its five community engagement programs into a single group that will tackle various issues and problems...

UHart to launch bachelor's degree program in nursing

Joe Cooper |

The University of Hartford announced Tuesday it will launch a nursing bachelor’s degree program next year as demand for those healthcare professionals grows.

DOL: CT's 10-yr jobs outlook behind U.S. average

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's workforce is expected to increase at a slower pace compared to the rest of the nation between 2016 to 2026, a new report says.

Construction sector embraces apprentices

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut, like many other states, is experiencing a shortage of carpenters, brick masons, steelworkers, electricians, heating, air conditioning and ventilation installers, and other...

Apprenticeships: Revival of 'gold standard' workforce-development tool

Gregory Seay |

Manufacturing and other Connecticut industries are reviving what some consider to be the 'gold standard' workforce-development tool.

Report: Greater Hartford hourly wages 19% higher vs. nation

Joe Cooper |

Greater Hartford workers earned far more per hour compared to the rest of the nation in May 2017, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

UConn admits largest-ever freshman class

Joe Cooper |

UConn’s incoming freshman class is the school’s largest and smartest, officials announced Wednesday.

Will general election moderate unrealistic policy ideas?

The field of candidates vying for governor has finally been whittled down. Now that the primaries are over, the remaining contenders should also truncate their list of unrealistic policy ideas.

UHart, UConn set to launch insurtech curriculum

Q&A talks with UConn Business School professor Timothy Folta and University of Hartford Barney School of Business clinical instructor Ken Goldstein about the schools' joint insurtech program.

In year two, UConn Hartford has growth plans, aims for tighter community connections

Sean Teehan |

In year two, UConn Hartford has growth plans as campus administrators seek tighter community connections.

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