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New program aims to build medical assistants pipeline

Q&A talks with Dr. Mark Splaine, Community Health Center's education director, about the new National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA).

UConn opens heat research lab

Patricia Daddona |

The UConn Korey Stringer Institute in Storrs has opened a new heat research lab.

UConn pushing hard to avoid GOP budget cuts

Patricia Daddona |

As UConn and Republican leaders do battle over what the university has called "unprecedented" proposed GOP budget cuts to the university, UConn has taken to Twitter with a #SaveUConn campaign.

State education funding to be a battleground in budget dispute

JACQUELINE RABE THOMAS | CT MIRROR |

Huge questions over how state aid for schools and state colleges ultimately will fare will be a critical focus of Democratic and Republican leaders as they grapple with reconciling their vastly...

$250K grant boosts Hartford's youth job training

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford Foundation is awarding a two-year, $250,000 grant to Billings Forge Community Works and Our Piece of the Pie (OPP) to support the “Opportunity Youth Job Training Program.”

Educators say GOP budget will 'devastate' UConn, CSCU

Patricia Daddona |

Hundreds of millions of dollars in cuts to higher education proposed in the Republican-approved budget will decimate programs and services for UConn and Connecticut State Colleges and Universities...

New Country Motor donates school supplies

New Country Motor Cars collected over 100 backpacks filled with school supplies during its fourth Annual "Stuff the MINI to the Max" campaign. The donations were distributed...

Q&A with UConn's Mark Overmyer-Velázquez

The director of UConn's new campus that opened in downtown Hartford Aug. 28 is a professor and musician — and he knows what it takes to help conduct an educational enterprise as an elected...

Santander expands startup-skills training to Hartford

Gregory Seay |

A partnership between Santander Bank and an education nonprofit promoting entrepreneurship skills among school pupils has expanded to Hartford and six more U.S. cities.

Manchester rebrands shared work space

Joseph T. O’Leary | Journal Inquirer |

The town of Manchester hopes to build on the success of Axis 901, the town-owned shared work area on Main Street, with a new name: Work [Space], town staff said.

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