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Stan Simpson: UConn’s dubious dumping of Kevin Ollie

Stan Simpson |

What if an NCAA inquiry into potential violations inside the UConn men’s basketball program comes up empty – or just inconclusive?

UHart, UConn collab on insurtech courses

Matt Pilon |

Hartford has recently upped its efforts at becoming a hub for insurance technology, and now two of the city's colleges are working together to craft undergraduate and graduate insurtech curricula.

UConn looking to sell Torrington campus

Greg Bordonaro |

UConn said Wednesday it is offering the city of Torrington the first chance to buy its defunct satellite campus property, which was shuttered in 2016 due to declining enrollment.

CTNext seeks applicants for education entrepreneurship program

CTNext, Connecticut's resource for entrepreneurial support, has opened up the application process for its second round of funding for the Higher Education Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fund program.

Meriden aquaponics firm, CREC to provide classroom training

Meriden aquaponics technology firm Trifecta Ecosystems Inc. is partnering with the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) to introduce the field of aquaponics to students in Connecticut schools.

UConn balks at West Hartford site valuation

Gregory Seay |

UConn says it's appealing West Hartford's $24 million assessed value of its former campus site that the town at one time planned to buy.

USJ partners with Sacred Heart to offer pharmacy doctoral program

The University of St. Joseph School of Pharmacy in Hartford is teaming up with Sacred Heart University in Fairfield to offer a new bachelor's and doctor of pharmacy program that can be completed in...

U.S. tags UConn as advanced mfg. speartip

Gregory Seay |

UConn is one of two U.S. colleges designated to train a new generation of advanced manufacturing engineers and will receive $1.25 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) over five years to...

Hartford school district snares $380K foundation grant

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a $380,000 grant to the Hartford public school system to support family and community partnerships.

A demand for lots more detail on community college consolidation


Officials of the state's 12 community colleges must answer a long list of questions from the schools' accrediting body before their plan to shed hundreds of administrative positions can move forward.

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