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NYMC to receive $925K in bioterrorism and disaster response training funds

NYMC has committed to funding renovation of the facility housing the center to create additional space for classroom learning along with hands-on training for disaster and terrorism events.

Norwalk’s 25 Van Zant St. makes new push for educational tenants

The 265,000-square-foot commercial property was built in 1923 as a hat manufacturing facility.

Gov. Ned Lamont proposes incentives to boost minority teacher ranks

The governor said his efforts were designed to fuel "the important conversation on recruiting more teachers of color."

Report cites U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes’ $115K+ student loan debt burden

Hayes said that "my salary as a teacher would not yield an equal return on my investment."

Sacred Heart University to debut major in fashion marketing and merchandising

"We will be looking at sweatshop labor, counterfeiting and other legal issues," said David N. Bloom, the program's director.

Suite Talk: Dan Onofrio, president and CEO of the Bridgeport Regional...

"We need a shot in the arm and MGM is more than a shot in the arm," said the BRBC's Dan Onofrio about the proposed casino resort complex in Bridgeport.

Serenity Show Stable puts holistic focus on equestrian education

"Some horses hate the cold and are not happy," said Ruth Nicodemus. "Others are not bothered by it."

Bridgeport artist Ruben Marroquin brings weaving into the digital age

Ruben Marroquin encourages his elementary and middle school students to "distance themselves from the computer screens and do something tactile and tangible that you can take home."

WCSU to offer master’s degree in integrative biological diversity

"Biodiversity is important because most technological advances stem from solutions found in the natural world," said Theodora Pinou, professor of biological and environmental sciences at WCSU.

University of Bridgeport rolls out STEM on Wheels mobile laboratory

The STEM on Wheels vehicle is a former Greater Bridgeport Transit bus that was retrofitted with a $75,000 grant from the Connecticut Health & Educational Facilities Authority.

New director at St. Luke’s Center for Leadership

St. Luke's Center for Leadership, a division of New Canaan’s St. Luke’s School, has named Kate Parker-Burgard as its new director.

Developer proposes STEM school for 723-acre IBM Somers site

Evergreen Ridge LLC presented plans to the Somers Town Board for what company principal Tim DiScipio described as a “world class” private high school.

U.S. Sen. Murphy introduces bill to strengthen school diversity

“Racial and economic isolation exists throughout the country, and Connecticut is no different,” said the Democrat in presenting his Strength in Diversity Act.

UConn Class of 2022 is school’s largest influx of freshmen

More than 4,000 of the freshmen enrolled at UConn are Connecticut residents hailing from 164 of the state’s 169 cities and towns.

BIC USA crowdfunds classroom supplies for public school teachers

"With BIC Bucks for Teachers, our presence in the classroom goes beyond our products," said Janel Lewis, director of stationery marketing for BIC USA.