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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.

Danbury’s TBICO observes 25 years of workforce re-education programs

“Everything we do is in English, because we can’t help someone move forward if they don’t speak English,” said LouAnn Bloomer, founder and chief executive of the nonprofit.

Greenwich Hospital trains its own nurses to fill operating room shortage

The 12-month Perioperative Nurse Residency Program graduated its first cohort of five nurses, and a second cohort is being planned.

Randy Lockwood of Platinum Fitness pushes community aspect of training

“None of our programs in our gym have contracts,” Lockwood explained. “If you don’t want to be here, I don’t want you here."

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.

HCC receives grant for skilled training

Health and IT fields are the targeted areas of employment.

Danbury health center receives $112K grant

The Community Health Center of Greater Danbury has received a $112,000 federal grant to help support the training of primary care physicians.

NCC, colleges land $12m grant

Norwalk Community College and six other schools landed $12 million in DOL funds to train workers for health careers.

An American comeback for manufacturing

From his vantage point in Westchester County’s business community, Leonard “Len” Vallender saw his industry neglected for years and all but disappear as the...

Health career academy born in Bridgeport

The WorkPlace secured nearly $10 million in funding to train people for careers in the health care industry.

In brief

News from around Fairfield County and Connecticut.

Housatonic debuts training program

While Connecticut was shut out of $500 million in training funds, Housatonic Community College established its own program.

Danbury Hospital shooting spurs new guidelines

After a 2010 shooting at Danbury Hospital, institutions across the state face new workplace violence requirements.

100 99ers on tap for training

The Workplace is enlisting companies to hire 100 area residents who have exhausted their unemployment benefits.

Bridgeport in brief

Business news and notes from around Bridgeport.