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COVID-19 CRISIS: Lamont issues exec order to limit public gatherings to...

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) State Laboratory has identified three additional presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, Gov Ned Lamont announced today. To...

UPDATE: Third CT resident with coronavirus is from New Canaan; legislature...

A third person has tested positive for COVID-19 – an elderly man who lives in New Canaan, according to Dr. Matthew Cartter, the state...

CSCU aiming to maintain community college tuition rate

Students at the four state universities – including Western Connecticut State in Danbury -- would pay $6,162 for full-time in-state tuition, up from the current $5,924.

CSCU offers free tuition for community college students

Funding for the initiative is still to be finalized; the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system estimates it could cost as much as $15 million.

Extinguishing professional burnout before it poisons the workplace

"Too often, we see things happening and we just ignore it," said Eddie Martinez of TOP Station in Bridgeport.

CSCU college consolidation plan still facing plenty of opposition

“There is always going to be a reaction to substantial change,” says newly installed CSCU regional president Thomas Coley, whose oversight includes Bridgeport's Housatonic and Norwalk Community College, “which is what you’re witnessing now. It takes time and conversation.”

CSCU passes budget; financial hit for colleges less than expected

According to revised estimates from the state comptroller’s office, the cost of fringe benefits will be less than expected, though the precise impact on such community colleges as Norwalk and Housatonic is uncertain.

Conn. community colleges must cut $12.5M under new budget

The system’s community colleges include Norwalk Community College and Bridgeport’s Housatonic Community College.

Interim CEOs named at Norwalk Community College, three others

Meanwhile, faculty at five community colleges and two state universities have delivered votes of no confidence in a plan to consolidate the state's 12 community colleges into one system.

CSCU approves 5 percent tuition increase at Connecticut state universities

Average tuition and fees at CSCU universities -- including WestConn in Danbury -- will increase by $479 or 4.4 percent for an in-state undergraduate commuter student and by $860 or 3.6 percent for in-state residential students.

Tuition hike proposed for regional universities; community colleges next

A final vote on the proposed 5 percent increase at Danbury's Western Connecticut State and three other universities will take place on March 28.

Business Council of Fairfield County recognizes companies for health initiatives

The event has grown from a handful of participants and awards to one that this year featured hundreds of attendees and the recognition of 57 companies throughout New England.

Facing some harsh realities, CSCU head Mark Ojakian vows to keep...

"There are many new members in the General Assembly this year, so we have to educate them about our system and what we do," says Ojakian of the organization that's weighing a variety of tuition scenarios for the 2019-20 school year.

Norwalk Community College President David Levinson to retire

The Westport resident will remain with the State Colleges and Universities system as Presidential Fellow from July 1 to June 30, 2020.

CSCU says its 17 schools collectively contribute $11B annually to...

The study is part of CSCU’s ongoing effort to prove to state lawmakers – and Gov.-elect Ned Lamont – the need for economic support.