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Report: CT degree attainment improving among minority students

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's efforts to boost higher education degree attainment rates among African-American and Latino students has slightly bridged the achievement gap, state officials said.

UConn rainmaker Josh Newton Emory-bound

Gregory Seay |

UConn Foundation Inc.'s chief fundraiser Joshua R. Newton, who in five years drew nearly $400 million in private fund pledges to support the state's flagship university, is returning South, back to...

CEO to lead Manchester Community College

Joe Cooper |

Manchester Community College is adopting a new leadership structure that will include appointment of a full-time CEO instead of a school president.

Zeng is UHart’s new biz-school dean

Gregory Seay |

The University of Hartford has tagged Massachusetts business educator Amy Z. Zeng as its business-school dean, effective Aug. 1.

University of St. Joseph restructures schools

Joe Cooper |

West Hartford's University of St. Joseph said Monday it will consolidate its five schools into three in a move to decrease administrative costs and improve faculty collaboration.

Newsmakers: MCC Pres. Gena Glickman

John Stearns |

Manchester Community College (MCC) President Gena Glickman is retiring from her role on July 1, but doesn't plan to leave education; she was recommended by the board of trustees for Massasoit...

CT education funding ranked 4th in U.S.

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut ranks fourth among U.S. states in education funding and equity, according to a new report.

Investment group acquires CT Children’s school in N. Britain

Joe Cooper |

A Dallas-based healthcare investment group has acquired New Britain's CCMC School, an affiliate of Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

Already deep in debt, Connecticut struggles with extremes of wealth and income

Keith M. Phaneuf | CT MIRROR |

Even within a nation racing dangerously toward unprecedented levels of income and wealth inequality, Connecticut stands apart.

Entrepreneurs offer thoughts for improving startup climate

Spencer Curry, co-founder and CEO of Meriden-based Trifecta Ecosystems, an aquaponics technology company and indoor farm, said finding the right investors — those who can bring more than money...

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