HCC Related News
HCC’s Strategic Solutions Group is currently working with Bridgeport’s Optimus Health Care, Inc. to deliver tailored, 8-hour training programs for key staff. Just finished was the first of two planned employee groups that will apply Excel tools to streamline their analysis of patient service data. SSG’s referral to Connecticut’s Department of Labor is also enabling Optimus to receive state reimbursement to underwrite part of this training’s cost.
American Manufacturing Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees New Haven Companies join Bridgeport for the first timeWritten by Richard Hubbard
The American Manufacturing Hall of Fame announced their 2015 class of inductees in a press event at Housatonic Community College on Friday, July 17th. Inducted in the October 8, 2015 ceremony at the Trumbull Marriott will be A.C. Gilbert Company Brewster & Co Bridgeport Brass Company Moore Tool Company SARGENT Manufacturing Company Wheeler & Wilson For the first time three companies from New Haven joined what had been a Bridgeport monopoly. The Gilbert, Brewster and Sargent companies were or are…
Housatonic Community College Faculty & Staff Offered A Number Of Inititatives To Help Students De-Stress During Exams Housatonic Community College offered students techniques for keeping calm and refreshed while preparing for finals. From May 11 - May 14, the college had a variety of stress relief and calming activities and techniques to help students get through finals. These included a hydration station for complimentary coffee, tea, water and healthy snacks; a stress relief area that featured inflated punching bags and…
Three Norwalk students were among 15 who recently graduated from Housatonic Community College's Community Health Worker program. Veronica Nance-White, Angel Pol-Diaz and Noelis Claudio of Norwalk joined Sharon Campbell, Michealle Hunter Caldwell, Denise Kilic, Madeline Kinchen, Melissa Rivera, Natasha Summers, and Tayreesha Martin of Bridgeport; Nora Isselee of Milford; Lisa Coker of Stamford; and Earlee Green, Sasha Jean-Baptiste, and Jackie McKoy of Stratford in graduating from the course. The non-credit course prepares students for a career helping individuals, families, groups…
Housatonic Community College Early Childhood Laboratory School teacher Karen Papacoda of Hamden has been named Outstanding Teacher of the Year by the Connecticut Association for the Education of Young Children (CAEYC).
John Ratzenberger Introduces Community Center Students to Advanced ManufacturingWritten by Megan Cacioppo
During the two-part launch of the American Manufacturing Hall of Fame on July 15, noted actor and manufacturing advocate John Ratzenberger met with Community Center Summer Program students from the Bridgeport-based McGivney and Cardinal Sheehan Community Centers to introduce them to Advanced Manufacturing techniques. He also showed them possibilities in a career in manufacturing.
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy Tours HCC Manufacturing CenterWritten by Richard Hubbard
Housatonic Community College’s Mike Gugger (left), program director of HCC’s Regional Advanced Manufacturing Center, discusses the college’s Advanced Manufacturing Program with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy during the Senator’s recent tour of the Center.