Category Archives: Workforce Development

Legislative Update: Hearing On Care4Kids Benefits For Student Parents Friday March 6th; Higher Ed Committee Hears Testimony On Debt Free Scholarship Program

Two committees of the Connecticut General Assembly are considering legislation this week  to assist community college students with last dollar scholarships and support for child care services while they are in school. Last Dollar Scholarships At a Higher Education and … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Support Equity, Job Training Initiatives at Capital Community College’s Legislative Breakfast

State lawmakers voiced support for debt-free community college and expansion of neighborhood-based training for manufacturing and other trades in Hartford  at a Town and Legislative Breakfast sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation on January 30th. Capital’s CEO G. Duncan … Continue reading

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“Free” Tuition Plan, School To Work Partnerships Will Be Topics at Capital Community College Town & Legislative Breakfast January 30th

A Community College “Free Tuition” initiative and school-to-work apprentice and intern programs will be among topics at a Town and Legislative Breakfast at Capital Community College’s Walter J. Markiewicz Community Room on  Thursday, January 30, 2020  from 9 a.m. to … 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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Capital’s Career Fair & Conference Thursday, April 4th, Features Employers, Personal Finance Workshops

Capital Community College will welcome more than 40 employers on Thursday, April 4th, at its first annual Career Fair and Conference from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Centinel Hill auditorium at the 950 Main Street campus. The event is … 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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Town & Legislative Forum To Be Held At Capital’s Downtown Campus Wednesday, March 7th

The Capital Community College Foundation & Advisory Council will host a Town and Legislative Forum on Wednesday March 7th from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the campus’ Walter J. Markiewicz Community Room, 950 Main Street in downtown Hartford. State legislators … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To Vote! Travelers EDGE Video Up For Corporate Citizenship Award At Boston College Film Festival

  A video marking the 10th anniversary of Travelers nationally recognized higher education program EDGE – Empowering Dreams for Graduation and Employment — is under consideration for corporate citizenship honors at the 2018 Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Film … Continue reading

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Certified Nursing Aide program gains state DPH approval through 2018

The Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) training program, a key component at the School of Workforce and Continuing Education, has been approved by the state Department of Public Health (DPH) through September 2018. DPH found Capital’s CNA training in compliance based … Continue reading

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Resiliency Consortium Webinar Features Capital’s Community Health Worker Training

Capital’s Community Health Worker (CHW) program — developed through the federally funded Northeast Resiliency Consortium — has been featured in a recent  roll out of a U.S. Department of Labor webinar series on training initiatives made possible by grants from … Continue reading

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