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Housatonic Community College debuts surgical technology program

The new program, which is the only one of its kind being offered by a Connecticut college, will be limited to 30 students.

Housatonic Community College receives $12K grant from anti-poverty philanthropy

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.

Promoting community colleges

The gathering at at Housatonic Community College was coordinated and sponsored by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation Fund for Women & Girls.

Educators work to steer more females to STEM careers

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.

Haas Scholarships for Housatonic students

Scholarships will be given to students taking machining-based training, engineering and computer numerical control classes.

Making the leap from college campus to the workplace

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.

CSCU unveils ‘operational consolidation’ plan to save $41 million per year

The way the plan was approved -- if not the plan itself -- is the subject of discontent for the system's Faculty Advisory Committee.

Patriot Bank report: Financial literacy lacking in nearly half of Americans

Connecticut – whose high schools do not require personal finance courses -- earned an “F” in providing financial literacy education.

Social media still yields no pot of gold for advertisers

New focus spurred by Facebook's independent audit of advertising metrics.

New academic dean at Housatonic Community College

Dr. Michael B. Brown was previously provoost at North Carolina's Wesleyan College.

Student loan debt: dealing with a massive burden

Local colleges and universities detail different strategies to assist debt-weighted students.

Housatonic Community College expansion on schedule

Expected to be open to students in March 2017, the new Tower will add some 46,000 square feet to the college's footprint.

The WorkPlace lands $1.1 million grant for YouthBuild program in Bridgeport

YouthBuild Bridgeport will serve 65 at-risk youth over 27 months beginning Oct. 1.

Housatonic Community College uses grant to develop financial literacy program

The program's goal is to help students stay in college and graduate.

Workforce Alliance-Housatonic College partnership aims at 100 percent placement for manufacturing...

The program uses grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor and administered by Workforce Alliance, eliminating costs to job candidates and employers alike.