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The colleges face a cumulative deficit of $144 million by fiscal year 2021, according to Connecticut State Colleges and Universities President Mark Ojakian.
“In five years, our institutions will be financially insolvent," declared Connecticut State Colleges & Universities President Mark Ojakian.
Pending regulatory approval, the project -- designed to provide a more environmentally friendly and cost-effective energy source -- is expected to begin construction in the second quarter of 2018.
The college president noted that funding is his most significant challenge, adding that “if we had more funding, we’d have even more of an impact.”
The Fairfield County-based organization has donated $12,000 to the Housatonic Community College Foundation.
Norwalk Community College, Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, and the Danbury campus of Waterbury-based Naugatuck Valley Community College are instituting the policy in time for fall registration.
The new program, which is the only one of its kind being offered by a Connecticut college, will be limited to 30 students.
The grant is designed to help cover expenses for current students with fewer than 70 college credits, as well as those with more but who have not completed a college degree.
Sacred Heart University is addressing both the educational question and the role model question through a $1.2 million National Science Foundation grant to expand its STEM education curriculum.
Another trend that impacts the workplace is the erosion of corporate loyalty. While that problem took root before millennials were entering the workforce, it has been accelerated by a new wave of graduates for whom job-hopping is the only way to approach a career.