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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.

CCC Foundation Scholarships: Online Application Available For Fall 2020

The  Capital Community College Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships for the Fall 2020 semester. The closing date for applications is June 1, 2020. The Foundation provides merit and need-based scholarships each year to new and continuing students contingent on … Continue reading

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March 26th Reception For CCC Nursing’s Remote Area Medical Trip Cancelled

A March 26th reception supporting a nursing faculty and student Remote Area Medical trip has been cancelled because of public health restrictions to combat coronovirus. The reception, scheduled for Hartford’s City Steam Brewery, was organized  in support of an educational … Continue reading

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Nominations Invited For The Class of 2020 Alumni Wall of Fame

Fifty three years ago Capital Community College then known as Greater Hartford Community College opened its doors at a two-story Sequassen Street building in Hartford’s Colt Park. From an opening enrollment of 339 students more than 300,000 have enrolled and … Continue reading

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Legislative Update: Hearing On Care4Kids Benefits For Student Parents Friday March 6th; Higher Ed Committee Hears Testimony On Debt Free Scholarship Program

Two committees of the Connecticut General Assembly are considering legislation this week  to assist community college students with last dollar scholarships and support for child care services while they are in school. Last Dollar Scholarships At a Higher Education and … Continue reading

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In Celebration of Black History Month: “Hidden Figures” Screening Set For Thursday, February 27th

A screening of Hidden Figures, the acclaimed 2016 film about a team of female African-American mathematicians who were instrumental in the development of the U.S. space program, will be held Thursday, February 27th at 1:30 p.m. in the Walter J. … Continue reading

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Remote Area Medical Mission: March 26th Reception Set For Nursing Faculty-Student Trip To Ohio

Members of Capital Community College’s Nursing faculty and their students are organizing  an outreach trip with a mission of  helping others in need in a medically under-served community in the U.S. The educational and humanitarian trip will involve faculty and … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Support Equity, Job Training Initiatives at Capital Community College’s Legislative Breakfast

State lawmakers voiced support for debt-free community college and expansion of neighborhood-based training for manufacturing and other trades in Hartford  at a Town and Legislative Breakfast sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation on January 30th. Capital’s CEO G. Duncan … Continue reading

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“Free” Tuition Plan, School To Work Partnerships Will Be Topics at Capital Community College Town & Legislative Breakfast January 30th

A Community College “Free Tuition” initiative and school-to-work apprentice and intern programs will be among topics at a Town and Legislative Breakfast at Capital Community College’s Walter J. Markiewicz Community Room on  Thursday, January 30, 2020  from 9 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Capital CEO Duncan Harris Is Recipient Of Greater Hartford Ministerial Alliance’s Drum Major Award For Education

G. Duncan Harris, Ed.D, Capital Community College’s Chief Executive Officer, is the recipient of the Greater Hartford Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance’s 2020 Drum Major Award that recognizes individuals who show leadership in the fields of politics, community service, religion and education. … Continue reading

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Harvard Economist Keynotes Opening of Equity & Diversity Center

Economist Anna Stansbury was the keynote speaker at the opening of the College’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Center on December 5th. The opening, co-sponsored by the Hartford Chamber of Commerce, involved community partners and organizations, faculty, staff and students. … Continue reading

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