Category Archives: New and Noteworthy

New Widows’ Society Grant Provides Scholarships For Women In 2019-2020

The Widows’ Society has awarded a new $50,000 grant to the Capital Community College Foundation to provide scholarships for women. Established in 1825, the Widows’ Society is one of the Hartford area’s oldest philanthropic organizations with a primary purpose of … Continue reading

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College Hosts Metro Hartford Alliance’s ‘Break The Ice’ June Luncheon

More than 40 individuals from Hartford area businesses and organizations attended a Metro Hartford Alliance “Break The Ice” Luncheon June 26th at Capital Community College’s (CCC) Walter J. Markiewicz Community Room. Capital Chief Executive Officer G. Duncan Harris, Ed.D, welcomed … Continue reading

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CCC’s Elaine Stewart McKirdy Early Childhood Lab School Earns NAEYC Accreditation

Capital Community College’s Elaine Stewart McKirdy Laboratory School has earned a new accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)—the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children. Named the Lab School for the internships … Continue reading

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Professor Emerita Evelyn Farbman Brings Her “Sentence Sense” To Digital Learning And Back To Capital

Professor Emerita Evelyn Farbman taught English and writing classes for 25 years at Capital Community College, instructing a generation of traditional and non traditional students in composition and the basics of writing well. Farbman’s lesson plans on sentence structure and … Continue reading

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Capital Community College Radiologic Technology Program Gets $75,000 CHEFA Grant

Capital Community College is the recipient of a $75,000 grant from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA) to enhance its radiologic technology laboratory at the Main Street campus. CHEFA, a quasi-governmental agency that provides funds to improve the … 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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Foundation Scholarships: New Gifts Create Award For Older Students (25 & up), Women in 2018-2019

Major gifts to the Capital Community College Foundation have established scholarships to benefit adult learners and women in the 2018-2019 year. The Katz Family Scholarship  is one of the awards available through the College Foundation’s scholarship program for new and … Continue reading

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