Category Archives: Diversity

Capital Gets State Grant To Help Minority Students Succeed

Capital Community College (CCC) has been awarded a state Office of Higher Education (OHE) grant of $75,000 to improve the academic standing of minority students in need of tutoring and support to succeed at the college level. OHE’s Minority Advancement … Continue reading

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Young Leaders Scholarship and Grant Opportunity: Applicants (18-30) Invited To Submit Four-minute Videos on Community Involvement 

Everyday Democracy, a nonprofit organization established to promote public dialogue and civic involvement in communities, invites eligible student leaders ages 18-30 to submit applications for grant awards and attendance at a national convening conference December 8-10 in Baltimore. Applicants are … Continue reading

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Capital Recruits @ 2016 Latino Fest On The River June 25th

A contingent of  faculty and staff from Capital Community College shared college enrollment and program information for the Fall 2016 semester with thousands of participants at the second annual Latino Festival on the river  at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza  on Saturday … Continue reading

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CEO Rohan Freeman Shares His Immigrant’s Success Story With Capital ESL Students

The question  in Professor Peggy Schuyler’s Advanced English as a Second Language (ESL) class on October 1 at Capital Community College was “Hartford: Window of Opportunities for Immigrants?” Helping to answer the  question in the affirmative was a guest speaker, … Continue reading

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Excellence In Diversity Award Goes To Capital For A Third Year

For the third year, Capital Community College (CCC) has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual HEED Award … Continue reading

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“Taste of Culture”, Refugee Forum Cap Diversity & Inclusion Committee’s Spring Events

The Committee for Diversity and Inclusion will cap a semester of successful events and educational activities on Wednesday, May 6th, at the third annual “Taste of Culture: An Exploration of Our World”. The event begins at 2:30 pm at the Walter Markiewicz … Continue reading

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Capital Goes To The Latino Expo

Capital’s staff and students provided information on academic, continuing education and early college programs  as the 14th Latino Expo returned to the Connecticut Convention Center on March 8th and 9th. The Expo, a free-admission festival of Hispanic culture, business and … Continue reading

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