Category Archives: Capital Community College

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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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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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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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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Capital Touts Career Advancement Programs, Downtown Partnerships At 2019 Town and Legislative Forum

State legislators, city and town officials, students and corporate partners participated in a Town and Legislative lunch forum on March 14th at Capital Community College (CCC). The forum, held at the College’s Walter J. Markiewicz’ Community Room, focused on Capital’s … Continue reading

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Diverse Ed Magazine Profiles Capital CEO Duncan Harris: ‘Second-Generation’ Community College Educator Makes a Difference

In a March 7th profile  Capital’s CEO Duncan Harris focuses on Capital’s enrollment and community outreach efforts during the 2018-2019 year. The story first appeared in the February 21st edition of Diverse Education. “Currently, Harris and Capital administrators are working … Continue reading

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Community College Foundation Adds Eight New Directors At Annual Meeting

Capital Community College’s (CCC) nonprofit foundation expanded its board of directors at its October 25th annual meeting by electing eight new business and community leaders from insurance, banking, health care and youth-serving organizations. The CCC Foundation, which raises funds 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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