Category: Education

Housatonic Community College Foundation Welcomes Four New Board Members

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Housatonic Community College Foundation (HCCF) on Monday announced the addition of four new board members who will help support the organization’s work to improve Housatonic Community College (HCC) students’ access to quality postsecondary education. “We are fortunate to welcome this strong and distinguished team of new board members who bring diverse…

WCSU grad student receives NSF Research Fellowship

DANBURY, CT – Ericka Griggs, a graduate student at Western Connecticut State University, has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for her thesis proposal and work on loon biology and conservation. Griggs is entering her second year pursuing a master’s degree in Integrative Biological Diversity at WCSU. Griggs, a resident of…

Governor Lamont applauds Biden administration selection of Connecticut’s Nick Simmons to serve as senior U.S. education official

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the announcement on Friday that the Biden administration has selected Nick Simmons to serve as Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Education for School Reopening and Recovery in a position that will have him coordinating efforts on behalf of the U.S. Department of Education to safely reopen…

WCSU earns CRLA certification

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University’s Ancell Commons and Tutoring Resource Center have been awarded International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) through the College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA). The CRLA is a leading professional organization and certifying body in the field of tutoring and learning assistance in higher education. Certification promotes program credibility…

Exploring Witchcraft and Witch Persecution in Early New England Virtual Lecture Hosted by the Norwalk Historical Society

NORWALK, CT – In honor of Women’s History Month the Norwalk Historical Society is hosting the virtual lecture, ” ‘Giving Entertainment to Satan’: Witchcraft and Witch Persecution in Early New England” with guest presenter Dr. Leslie Lindenauer of Western CT State University on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 5:30pm (Eastern Time) via Zoom. Mention Salem…

HCC Archive Joins Top Colleges in Connecticut’s Archive Online

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The archive of Housatonic Community College (HCC) is now keeping company alongside Wesleyan University, Yale, UCONN, and other prestigious Connecticut colleges in Connecticut’s Archive Online (CAO). The largest community college archive in the state, HCC’s repository of original resource material contributes to the understanding and evolution of the institution and its community.…