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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.

October 23rd Changing Lives Gala To Recognize 2020 Alumni Wall of Fame Inductees

Capital Community College will recognize four graduates as 2020 Alumni Wall of Fame inductees at the October 23rd Changing Lives Gala, a virtual event that will showcase the College’s programs of study for health care heroes. The 2020 inductees, who … Continue reading

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Capital Community College receives $3 million Hispanic Serving Institutions Grant

Capital Community College has won a $3 million, five-year federal grant to improve student achievement and increase retention and graduation rates of low-income students at the two-year school located in downtown Hartford. The U.S. Department of Education’s Title V Hispanic … Continue reading

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Changing Lives 2020: October 23rd “No-Go” Gala Will Support Programs For Health Care Heroes, Recognize Alumni

Inductees for Capital Community College’s Alumni Wall of Fame will be recognized at a virtual Changing Lives Gala on Friday October 23, 2020, continuing an annual event that has supported scholarships and programs since 2004. The “No-Go”  Gala for Hartford’s … Continue reading

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P2P: How friends can help friends raise funds for their cause @ Capital

Peer-to-peer fundraising, also known as P2P, empowers board members, faculty, staff and alumni to raise funds for a cause that is important to them. P2P is not a new way to support a worthy nonprofit organization or cause. The lion’s … Continue reading

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Community Service Award Honors Memory Of Tanya Cleveland-Wiggins, Campus Food Pantry Coordinator

A new Community Service Award that recognizes the life and volunteerism of Tanya Cleveland-Wiggins has been established by the Capital Community College Foundation with the support of her family and donors. Ms. Wiggins, who died September 11, 2019 at the … Continue reading

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A 50th Wedding Anniversary Boosts Nursing Scholarship

Family and Friends Support The Adam E. Staszko Memorial Scholarship Joan and Steve Egbertson marked their 50th wedding anniversary in May and turned a family celebration into gifts to the College’s Associate Degree in Nursing program. Faculty Emerita Egbertson retired … Continue reading

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Colleagues Remember CIS Professor Ken Carpenter As A Dedicated Teacher With A Passion For Art and Technology

Professor Emeritus Ken Carpenter, who taught Computer Information Systems (CIS) for 26 years at Capital Community College, is being remembered by alumni and colleagues as “an outstanding teacher, mentor and friend.” Carpenter, 80, died peacefully at his Wethersfield home May … Continue reading

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CCC Honors Paramedics During EMS Week

Capital Community College (CCC) has recognized the work of  Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel now on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Capital CEO G. Duncan Harris officially acknowledged the work of EMS practitioners during EMS Week May 17-23 … Continue reading

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Think Globally, Act Locally: Capital Community College Foundation Joins “Giving Tuesday Now” May 5th

On Tuesday, May 5th Capital Community College (CCC) Foundation joins a global generosity movement started in 2012. Giving Tuesday — a day set aside in December each year to encourage philanthropy and acts of kindness,  is happening now in response … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Response: Capital Cares Student Fund Gets $20,000 Boost From CCC Foundation

The Capital Community College Foundation is boosting an Emergency Microgrant Fund for students with a $20,000 grant to help undergraduates during the COVID-19 pandemic that closed the campus on March 12th and moved all courses online for the remainder of … Continue reading

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