Category Archives: Diversity

Alumni News: Nursing Grad Becomes Fifth Member Of Family To Earn A Capital Degree

Audrey Akuamoah was one of the 475 graduates at Capital Community College’s May 23rd Commencement held at the Connecticut Convention Center last month. After the ceremonies, Ms Akuamoah, a Phi Betta Kappa honors student and recipient of a CCC Foundation … 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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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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