Category Archives: New and Noteworthy

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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CCC Honors Paramedics During EMS Week

Capital Community College (CCC) has recognized the work of  Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel now on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Capital CEO G. Duncan Harris officially acknowledged the work of EMS practitioners during EMS Week May 17-23 … Continue reading

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Think Globally, Act Locally: Capital Community College Foundation Joins “Giving Tuesday Now” May 5th

On Tuesday, May 5th Capital Community College (CCC) Foundation joins a global generosity movement started in 2012. Giving Tuesday — a day set aside in December each year to encourage philanthropy and acts of kindness,  is happening now in response … Continue reading

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Capital Cares Fund-Covid-19: Helping Students In A Time of Need

The coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic is causing uncertainty and challenges for all of us  as we join in the public health responses of social isolation and other measures to  “flatten the curve.” For Capital Community College students financial and personal … 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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Fall Annual Meeting: College Foundation Elects Officers, New Directors

The Capital Community College’s nonprofit Foundation  held its annual meeting October 24th electing new officers and directors. David McCluskey,  Legislative Liaison for the CT Department of Correction and a former six-term State Representative from West Hartford, was elected Chairperson. McCluskey, … Continue reading

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$75,000 CHEFA Grant Enhances New Radiologic Technology Laboratory

A newly renovated Radiologic Technology Laboratory opened in the fall semester for students enrolled in the nationally accredited health professions program at Capital Community College. The new lab was made posssible by a $75,000 grant from the Connecticut Health and … Continue reading

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Alumni Hall of Fame Inductees To Be Recognized At 14th Changing Lives Gala, October 25th

The Capital Community College Foundation is establishing an Alumni Hall of Fame at the downtown campus to annually  recognize the academic and professional achievements of graduates. The Hall of Fame will be located at the College’s 2nd Floor Welcome Center … Continue reading

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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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