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Capital Community College receives $3 million Hispanic Serving Institutions Grant

Capital Community College has won a $3 million, five-year federal grant to improve student achievement and increase retention and graduation rates of low-income students at the two-year school located in downtown Hartford. The U.S. Department of Education’s Title V Hispanic … Continue reading

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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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P2P: How friends can help friends raise funds for their cause @ Capital

Peer-to-peer fundraising, also known as P2P, empowers board members, faculty, staff and alumni to raise funds for a cause that is important to them. P2P is not a new way to support a worthy nonprofit organization or cause. The lion’s … Continue reading

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A 50th Wedding Anniversary Boosts Nursing Scholarship

Family and Friends Support The Adam E. Staszko Memorial Scholarship Joan and Steve Egbertson marked their 50th wedding anniversary in May and turned a family celebration into gifts to the College’s Associate Degree in Nursing program. Faculty Emerita Egbertson retired … Continue reading

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Colleagues Remember CIS Professor Ken Carpenter As A Dedicated Teacher With A Passion For Art and Technology

Professor Emeritus Ken Carpenter, who taught Computer Information Systems (CIS) for 26 years at Capital Community College, is being remembered by alumni and colleagues as “an outstanding teacher, mentor and friend.” Carpenter, 80, died peacefully at his Wethersfield home May … 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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COVID-19 Response: Capital Cares Student Fund Gets $20,000 Boost From CCC Foundation

The Capital Community College Foundation is boosting an Emergency Microgrant Fund for students with a $20,000 grant to help undergraduates during the COVID-19 pandemic that closed the campus on March 12th and moved all courses online for the remainder of … 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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Nominations Invited For The Class of 2020 Alumni Wall of Fame

Fifty three years ago Capital Community College then known as Greater Hartford Community College opened its doors at a two-story Sequassen Street building in Hartford’s Colt Park. From an opening enrollment of 339 students more than 300,000 have enrolled 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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