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Bill offers CT companies a tax credit for student loan assistance programs

Gary Larkin Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Connecticut companies that offer student loan assistance programs could soon be eligible for a new tax credit.

Special Feature: Exploring the business of higher education

Hartford Business Journal has kicked off an occasional series on Connecticut's higher-education industry, which contributes billions of dollars to the state's economy and is going through rapid...

Regents raise tuition 5% at four regional universities

KATHLEEN MEGAN | CT Mirror |

Connecticut students attending one of the state's four regional universities will pay an average of $479 more next year in tuition and fees if they commute and $861 more if they reside at the...

Local employers say colleges should treat them like a 'customer'

Sean Teehan |

Executives representing a cross section of industries in Greater Hartford on Wednesday advised new graduates and higher-education leaders on how to better facilitate hiring from local schools.

Lawmakers pepper Ojakian with questions about college consolidation plan

KATHLEEN MEGAN | CT Mirror |

Lawmakers had sharp comments and questions for Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Mark Ojakian Tuesday in a five-hour long forum on his controversial plan to consolidate the...

Competitive concerns drive debate over free college, but financial restraints could limit impact

Matt Pilon| Sean Teehan |

Competitive concerns are driving the debate to offer free community college in the state, but financial restraints could limit the impact.

Castelli's nonprofit makes disenfranchised 'feel safe and respected'

Wendy Pierman Mitzel Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Each day, Sharon Castelli takes a walk through the Chrysalis Center's main campus of operations in Hartford.

Berger-Sweeney enhances Trinity College's connections with home city

John Stearns |

The relationships Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney has forged with businesses and others on behalf of her school, its students and the Hartford community have expanded the private...

Meet HBJ's 2019 Women in Business

Think Greater Hartford is short on strong women business leaders? Think again.

Bills address school discipline, faculty diversity, college costs

CHRISTOPHER PEAK | CT Mirror |

While proposals that would nudge small school districts toward regionalization might have attracted the most attention at the Legislative Office Building this year, a slew of lesser-known education...

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