Category: Education

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.…

Sacred Heart University adds new master’s degree in Human Clinical Nutrition

FAIRFIELD, CT – Sacred Heart University will offer an online master of science degree in human clinical nutrition beginning this fall. Jobs related to nutrition are increasing because of an increased focus on disease prevention and integrative health care. With only about 30 online master’s degrees in clinical nutrition available nationwide, the new degree makes…

Maritime Aquarium marks Black History Month with live-streaming programs celebrating black scientists and authors

NORWALK, CT – Log in to learn the achievements of Black scientists and authors during upcoming live-streaming educational programs offered by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk during Black History Month. The Virtual programs offered during Black History Month are part of a changing suite of online programs offered weekly by the Aquarium. There’s no set…

The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts Establishes  Textbook Lending Library at Housatonic Community College

Helping low-income, high-need students seeking higher education and vocational learning. BRIDGEPORT, CT – Housatonic Community College (HCC) is easing the burden of textbook costs for low-income students thanks to a grant from The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts (SFFEA) for the creation of a new Textbook Lending Library. The Textbook Lending Library…

“Connecticut’s Role in World War I”  Virtual Lecture by Christine Pittsley of the CT State Library – Hosted by the Weston Historical Society

WESTON, CT – As a lead-in to the Weston Historical Society’s 1920s exhibit, which will open later this year, the society is organizing a virtual lecture series that will explore events that influenced and shaped the Roaring 20s. The first virtual lecture, “Connecticut’s Role in World War I”, will be presented by Christine Pittsley of…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Young Writers to Write Fiction on Renowned Scientists Visiting the Mansion

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will launch its eighth annual Young Writers’ Competition on February 1, 2021. The competition titled, A Scientist Visits the Mansion, will end on June 4, 2021 with an awards ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. The competition is open to all middle school students sixth through eighth grade…