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The Hartford gifts $3M to develop career centers

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford has donated $3 million to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America to create 30 new college and career centers across the U.S., including one this year at a local club in the city of Hartford.

UConn peddles W. Hfd. campus online

Gregory Seay |

UConn is using the internet to stir up potential buyers for its obsolete West Hartford campus amid the town's cloudy purchase commitment.

CT graduation rates on rise

Patricia Daddona |

High school graduation rates in Connecticut reached a high of 87.4 percent in the 2016 academic year, according to new data from the state Department of Education.

SCSU science building designated LEED Gold

Matt Pilon |

A new $49 million science and laboratory building at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven is Connecticut’s latest LEED Gold facility, SCSU announced.

Educators approve CSCU $41M consolidation plan

Patricia Daddona |

The Board of Regents for Higher Education on Thursday voted to implement consolidation plans for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) that are estimated to save the system at least...

Sacred Heart University, St. Vincent's College agreement seen as benefit for health students

John Stearns |

Sacred Heart University in Fairfield and St. Vincent's College in Bridgeport have agreed to enter into a management agreement that will merge school resources and give an opportunity for Sacred...

The Hartford training new apprentices for jobs

Patricia Daddona |

The Hartford has launched an apprenticeship program to prepare students for careers in the property and casualty insurance industry, and aims to hire 200 of those apprentices by 2020.

Public-private partnerships key to workforce development

Amid Connecticut's budget woes, the state received a nice gift last week from manufacturer and electronics maker Siemens.

Hartford's interim chief emerges as top pick

Gregory Seay |

Leslie Torres-Rodriguez is close to shedding her "interim" tag and taking over permanently as superintendent of Hartford's public schools, officials say.

Clark turns the 'wheels' at Goodwin College

Noelle Talmon Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Goodwin College helps nontraditional students, who often struggle with time, money or support, reach their dreams of earning degrees in many disciplines, including nursing, public health and...

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