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About @ Capital

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

Spring Semester CCC Foundation Scholarships: Application Deadline is January 31st

The  Capital Community College Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships for the Spring 2022 semester The closing date for applications is January 31, 2022. The Foundation provides merit and need-based scholarships each year to new and continuing students contingent on … Continue reading

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Changing Lives: Alumni Honorees Shared Their Stories In 2021

Annual Event that recognized four graduates for Alumni Wall of Fame induction continued support for scholarships and student success programs. The Capital Community College Foundation recognized programs in manufacturing and workforce training in October and honored a 2021 class of … Continue reading

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A Giving Tuesday Story: Capital’s Guide To Grammar Inspires A Gift From Georgia

“I went to those webpages on Grammar, and I found a major resource that is open to the world…free to anyone who wants to learn English.  What a gift to Mankind!” Jim Satterfield, Canton, Georgia In 1996 Professor Emeritus Charles … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday: Think Globally, Act Locally

Support Hartford’s Community College “Growing up in inner city Hartford, the youngest of twelve children, college seemed out of reach. Capital Community College not only afforded me the opportunity to obtain a college education but also gave me my career … Continue reading

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Online Auction Opens Ahead of Capital Community College’s Changing Live Celebration, Friday, Oct. 22

The countdown is on for the 16th Changing Lives Celebration originating virtually from Capital Community College’s downtown campus from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 22nd. The Changing Lives Silent Auction, traditionally held as part of the in-person campus … Continue reading

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Capital Community College to recognize four alums at Virtual Changing Lives Celebration Friday, Oct. 22nd

Four inductees for Capital Community College’s Alumni Wall of Fame will be recognized at a virtual Changing Lives Celebration on Friday October 22, 2021, continuing an annual event that has supported scholarships and programs at Hartford’s two-year public college since … Continue reading

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Paul Creech, Rad Tech Program’s Founding Director at Capital Community College, Retires

For the first time since the radiologic technology associate degree program began in 1992, Professor Paul Creech, MPH, Esq. is not directing the program that has educated a generation of radiological technologists and health care administrators. Creech retired September 1 … Continue reading

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Hartford Heritage Challenge: Gifts For Annual Black Studies Lecture Will Be Matched

Project Focuses On Abolitionist Leader Of Historic Talcott Street Church An annual lecture on racial justice planned as part of a new exhibit and curriculum project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will be supported by the … Continue reading

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Governor Lamont Announces Tech Partnership, Post-Secondary Training For “Industry 4.0 Economy” At Capital Community College

July 21 – Governor Ned Lamont visited Capital Community College Wednesday to launch the Capital Area Tech Partnership involving over 50 technology companies to “help position Connecticut as a leader in the IT, AI and Industry 4.0 economy.” In a … Continue reading

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Eversource Foundation Grant Paves Way For Line Worker Certification Program At Capital

A group of students are enrolled in a new Line Worker Certificate Program on Capital’s campus in June that will lead to employment at Eversource, the region’s electric utility. A $20,000 grant from the Eversource Foundation with additional support from … Continue reading

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