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While Connecticut’s community colleges are not free to attend, qualifying students can graduate without tuition-related debt through the state’s Pledge to Advance Connecticut initiative.
Thousands of borrowers nationwide, including about 1,600 in Connecticut, will see the remainder of their federal student loan debt forgiven if they qualify under a newer income-driven repayment plan.
Fairfield University’s Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies has won a $2.59 million grant that will provide financial support to graduate nursing students, develop curriculum and bolster nursing services in underserved communit
When Rob Holub started his position as director of esports at the University of New Haven in 2023, he knew his first major challenge would be dispelling the worries of prospective students’ parents.
The University of Connecticut has received a record number of applications for the Class of 2028, the school announced.
Students and higher education officials continued to plead their case for more funding Tuesday at a legislative public hearing as both the University of Connecticut and Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system prepare for life without fe
Connecticut’s manufacturing, technology, construction and bioscience sectors are facing a shortage of engineers.
Brian Gallini, currently a dean and law professor in Oregon, has been appointed dean and tenured professor of law at the Quinnipiac University School of Law.
The University of Connecticut plans to ask the state legislature for an additional $47.3 million for its Storrs campus and $16.9 million for UConn Health, after Gov.
On the eve of a town hall meeting planned for Wednesday, University of Connecticut faculty, staff and students protested the administration’s five-year financial plan, claiming anticipated budget cuts would “fundamentally destabilize” the universi
The former 3.9-acre East Hartford campus of failed career training school Stone Academy has sold for $1.25 million.
The university senate president at Eastern Connecticut State University on Tuesday introduced a vote of no confidence in Chancellor Terrence Cheng, claiming that under his leadership, the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system has be
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Connecticut college leaders this year say they will focus on growth in innovation, including artificial intelligence, in addition to issues like sustainability, diversity, and campus expansion projects.
John Maduko acknowledges the entire Connecticut State Community College system, from students to faculty and staff, have been through “a lot” in recent months.
Backed into a corner by shrinking state aid, Connecticut’s community colleges and regional universities will offer incentive payments starting next month to encourage senior staff to retire to cut costs.
Democrats in the General Assembly have proposed bills that would expand the state’s paid sick leave law to all private sector workers.
Under the proposals, all workers in Connecticut would be eligible for up to 40 hours of paid sick leave, depending on how many hours they work.
Currently, the state’s paid sick leave program only applies to companies with more than 50 workers.
In addition, the proposals would expand the categories of family members an employee may use paid sick leave to care for, including grandchildren.
They would also allow workers to use paid sick leave for counseling for a physical or psychological injury, or a disability.
Republican leaders expressed concerns about the proposals, calling them “tone deaf.”
A lobbyist for the Connecticut Business & Industry Association said the proposals, while well-intentioned, would have a negative impact on small businesses with few employees.
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