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About @ Capital

A weblog for alumni and friends of Capital Community College, Hartford, Connecticut. Comments and information pertaining to the College are welcome. For more information contact the Office of Institutional Advancement, CCC, 950 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103. - John McNamara, Editor.

Hartford Public High School Grads Eligible For Scholarship To Capital CC

A  gift to the Capital Community College Foundation will  provide a full-time scholarship for two years ($5,000 per year) to a graduate of Hartford Public High School for the upcoming academic year. The Mimi and Brendan Lynch Scholarship is for … Continue reading

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Foundation Scholarships: New Gifts Create Award For Older Students (25 & up), Women in 2018-2019

Major gifts to the Capital Community College Foundation have established scholarships to benefit adult learners and women in the 2018-2019 year. The Katz Family Scholarship  is one of the awards available through the College Foundation’s scholarship program for new and … Continue reading

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May 17th Farewell Dinner Will Recognize Capital President Wilfredo Nieves

Colleagues, friends, students and alumni will honor President Wilfredo Nieves with a Farewell Retirement Dinner to be held  Thursday, May 17th,  from 5:00 to 8 p.m. at the Gershon Fox Ballroom, 960 Main Street, next door to the campus. Dr. … Continue reading

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Faculty Emeriti and Retiree Anniversary Luncheon To Be Held May 18th

A luncheon and program for Faculty Emeriti and retirees of Capital Community College will be held on Friday, May 18th,  as part of the school’s 50th anniversary year activities. The event will take place at the Walter J. Markiewicz Community … Continue reading

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Paid Insurance Apprenticeships Available: Fast Track To $45,000 A Year

Capital Community College students and alumni are eligible to apply for  immediate entry into an insurance apprenticeship program that includes paid on-the-job training, tuition assistance and mentoring to prepare participants for roles in customer-facing claims positions at The Hartford. Interested … Continue reading

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Local History: Hartford’s “Forgotten Legacy” Of Painting And Sculpture Topic At April 26th Public Lecture

“A Forgotten Legacy: The Hartford Art World, 1800-1950” is the topic of  a fourth local history lecture at Capital Community College on Thursday, April 26th. The lecture, free and open to the public, is the last of four talks in … Continue reading

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50 Years Ago Today

I remember exactly where I was on April 4, 1968. That sunny and warm Thursday,  like many others in my senior year in high school, I drove to Bradlee’s Department store on the Lynnway in Lynn, Massachusetts after school to … Continue reading

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