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WCSU cites Covid threat in canceling winter sports season

Student athletes will be able to continue with their on-campus training.

CSCU, citing budget crisis, seeking $69 million bailout from state

Last week, the unaffiliated University of Connecticut asked the state for a $104.4 million bailout.

CSCU President Ojakian ‘cautiously optimistic’ over future; announces retirement

While the system’s Board of Regents has predicted a 10% drop in enrollment at its four universities, “The preliminary numbers we’re seeing have been better than that,” Mark Ojakian said. “We’re hopeful that no institution hits that 10% mark.”

COVID-19 LATEST: Models show county peak to hit around April 26;...

Gov. Ned Lamont said the state's lack of ventilators remains a matter of growing concern, as Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said yesterday that Connecticut could be one of the nation’s next hot spots. “Southern Connecticut is (already) one of those hot spots, and has been for some time,” the governor said.

COVID-19 and the media: Responsible journalism or sensationalist overkill?

"Fox News has done a really, really terrible job," said Sacred Heart University's Bill Yousman.

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...

CSCU confirms community college tuition, fees to remain flat

Meanwhile, students at the four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system – including Western Connecticut State in Danbury -- will pay roughly $400 or $800 more per year.

Could Tom Brady save Greenwich’s real estate market?

People's United Bank executive John Traynor quipped, "Massachusetts got GE and we got Gisele – I think we got the better deal."

Is the time right for TikTok marketing?

"It is relatively new, and therefore is not nearly as saturated as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter," said Mack Media Group's Chase Hutchison.

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.

CT colleges get mixed grades in report on student costs and...

The University of Bridgeport and Western Connecticut State University were cited for high costs and low completion rates.

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.”

WCSU Writing Center prepares for new semester of helping students

"It is very common when you suddenly encounter very different writing projects than what you had before," said Kelli Custer.

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.

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.