Four community colleges, including Capital CC, are hosting a Regional Economic and Community College Summit on Friday, January 14 at Manchester Community College. The event is open to the public.
The Summit will involve small and large business leaders, state and federal officials and higher education representatives to discuss “the critical partnership role of Connecticut community colleges in regional business development and economic growth,” according to organizers.
Speakers will include Chancellor Marc Herzog, U.S. Representative John Larson and Manchester Community College President Gena Glickman.
The January 14th event begins at 8 a.m. with registration and a networking breakfast followed by keynote remarks and a panel discussion. Panelists include Cathryn Addy, President of Tunxis Community College; Richard Trachimowicz, Executive, Vice President Rockville Bank; Colin Cooper, CEO of Whitcraft Eerospace; Tom Phillips, President of Capital Workforce Partners; Peter M. Gioia, an economic for the CT Business & Industry Association; Craig Stevenson, South Windsor Economic Development Commission, and: Peter J. Karl, President, Eastern CT Health Network (ECHN).
Admission is free with pre-registration. A $20 registration fee will apply at the door on the day of the event.
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