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$4.8M for UHart, Montessori degree

Patricia Daddona |

The University of Hartford and the Montessori Training Center Northeast say they have been awarded $4.8 million from the Walton Family Foundation to establish an undergraduate Montessori education...

UHart, UBridgeport to live-stream Aug. 21 eclipse

Patricia Daddona |

Two universities in Hartford and Bridgeport will join NASA to live-stream Aug. 21's historic total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, the organizations say.

CT adds course to help released inmates prepare for workforce

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut departments of Labor (CTDOL) and Correction (DOC) have jointly created a new 10-hour construction safety and health training class for inmates near the end of their sentences and...

3 community college presidents get stipends to take on dual roles


Amid consolidation in Connecticut's largest public college system, three community college presidents who assume dual roles will receive temporary stipends starting July 1 for the additional work.

USJ to admit male students next year

Matt Pilon |

After approximately 85 years, the University of St. Joseph plans to enroll men into its undergraduate programs next fall, it leaders announced Wednesday.

UConn bookstore being redesigned as 'social hub'

Patricia Daddona |

UConn's campus bookstore in Storrs is getting a multi-million-dollar physical makeover in time for the new academic year this fall.

CT supplies 450+ manufacturing workers in 300 days, officials say

Connecticut has surpassed its “300 Days, 300 Jobs” advanced manufacturing challenge by at least 150 jobs -- progress state officials planned to detail at today’s Connecticut...

Comcast awards Hartford reading campaign $8K

Comcast recently presented United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut with an $8,000 award in support of the Hartford Campaign...

CT’s hands-on training schools help fill skills gap

Gregory Seay |

As Connecticut's demand for certain trade skills intensifies, so has interest from pupils and employers in the 100 or so postsecondary career/trade schools, including one of the state's biggest and...

Wesleyan RJ Julia bookstore debuts in Middletown

Patricia Daddona |

Wesleyan University celebrated the opening of the new Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore Tuesday, marking its debut as a potential hub for economic activity in downtown Middletown.

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