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University of Bridgeport's Khaled Elleithy was recently named a fellow in the African Academy of Science for his work in wireless technology.
"By the time you graduate, you are in a position to launch a business – a practical, fundable, presentable business," said instructor Stephen Mersereau.
The 22-acre zoo has seen successful captivity breeding of rare animals, but it struggles with tight finances and the need to build gate traffic.
Former Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch is off on a new adventure, this time as executive director of the Discovery Museum.
The new initiative will present educational materials focusing on opioid abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery strategies.
The 12-month Perioperative Nurse Residency Program graduated its first cohort of five nurses, and a second cohort is being planned.
“It is difficult to plan a town budget when you are seeing the state budget planned one year at a time based on whatever plan they can duct-tape together and get agreement from whatever the sources are,” Tetreau said.
"We are about 4,000 square feet, and sometimes it is so crowded," said Ruba Deeb, director of biomedical research development.
Alfano was previously dean of the School of Education and Professional Studies at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain.
“Our goal more recently is to have a higher monetary amount per scholarship and have a longer impact,” said Abigail Kopp, fund president.
In addition to his new job, Finch will maintain his duties as a climate fellow at the Rockefeller Institute of Government in Albany, New York.
“I don’t like the term ‘holistic’ because people think of us as old hippies," said Christel Autuori, director of the Institute for Holistic Health Studies.
Omnikal has teamed with Norwalk Community College to create a scholarship program to encourage African American males to pursue studies in the STEM field.
Triangle Community Center offers training that includes an overview of the LGBTQ experience, as well as shifting views of gender identification.
Based in Dingle, Ireland, the new institute is named for the writer who focused on mankind’s connection to creation and the environment.