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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.

2nd Capital Golf Classic To Benefit Veterans’ OASIS Center and Scholarship Fund On Friday, May 7th

Capital Community College’s Golf Classic, postponed in 2020 because of the pandemic, returns in the spring on Friday, May 7th at Keney Park Golf Course.  The College’s Foundation  is raising funds  for the Scholarship Fund and the Oasis Center , … Continue reading

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Associate Dean Miranda To Lead CCC’s Re-Entry Task Force

Capital Community College (CCC) is forming a task force focused on education and training leading to sustainable employment for formerly incarcerated individuals as they re-enter the community, CCC Chief Executive Officer G. Duncan Harris announced. The task force, working with … Continue reading

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College Partners With Eversource, IBEW To Offer Lineworker Training

Four Information Sessions To Be Held In March; Classes Begin June 1st Capital Community College, in partnership with Eversource Energy and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Locals 420 and 457, is holding a series of information sessions in … Continue reading

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Remembering Susan McCarthy: Early Childhood Educator, Lab School “Pioneer”

Capital Community College (CCC) lost a beloved member of its campus family last October 19th with the passing of Susan McCarthy, 73, an early childhood educator who led the Elaine Stewart McKirdy Early Childhood Center (The Lab School) for 22 … Continue reading

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Wishing You A Healthy and Happy 2021

From this year’s Capital Community College Virtual Commencement in May: A Mosaic Recognizing the Class of 2020. For regular updates about Hartford’s Community College and Foundation subscribe to the @Capital weblog for faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends  Capital Community … Continue reading

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Capital Community College Gets NEH Grant For Black History Focusing On Historic Downtown Church

Capital Community College (CCC) is the recipient of a $149,426 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant focusing on the history and people of Hartford’s historic Talcott Street Church and Black School. The Humanities Initiative award, part of Capital’s Hartford … Continue reading

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Capital’s Duncan Harris, Hartford Mayor Bronin To Participate in Aspen Institute Future of Work Forum December 3rd

Capital Community College CEO Duncan Harris and Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin will participate in an Aspen Institute forum on lifelong learning and the future of work on Thursday, December 3rd from 1 to 2:30 p.m. EST The online event will … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday: Your Support Makes A Difference At Capital Community College

“As we all know due to COVID-19, many people are struggling and scrambling to get the very basic needs. Many are fighting for their lives, for their families, and many are fighting for daily needs. I am fighting for school. … Continue reading

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Foundation Scholarships: Applications For Spring 2021 Semester Due December 31st

The  Capital Community College Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships for the Spring 2021 semester. The closing date for applications is December 31, 2020. The Foundation provides merit and need-based scholarships each year to new and continuing students contingent on … Continue reading

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$100,000 Gift Boosts Women’s Scholarships at Capital Community College

A $100,000 grant from the Widows Society to the Capital Community College Foundation will provide new scholarships to eligible women students at Hartford’s community college. Students have received more than 150 scholarships in recent years thanks to previous Widows Society … Continue reading

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