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The Welcome to Bridgeport Committee lead by Deloris Curtis and Terry Walden was elated by the enormous support from faculty and staff who attended the Welcome to Bridgeport, Dr. Broadie reception on January 30th.
Housatonic Community College Holds Public Meeting Feb. 10 on Hazard Mitigation PlanWritten by Esther Watstein
The public is invited to a meeting to be held at Housatonic Community College on Wednesday, Feb. 10, from 4 – 5 p.m., in room A228 in Lafayette Hall.
New Exhibit in Beacon Hall: Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame!Written by Rob Nelson
I want to announce the arrival of a fantastic exhibit I’m hosting at Beacon Hall as part of my 2015 Honors Seminar Connecticut Uncovered. Sponsored by the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame, the exhibit consists of 40 portraits of educators, businesswomen, social leaders and other trailblazing women who have improved life in our state over the past couple hundred years. I spent all day Friday hanging the portraits, with the expert help and guidance of Prof. Andy Pinto, and I…
Housatonic Community College President Reflects on First Six MonthsWritten by Richard Hubbard
BRIDGEPORT – Housatonic Community College President Paul Broadie II has completed his inaugural months on the job. In addition to getting to know the college, its students, faculty and staff, the President has been active outside the HCC campus, meeting area community, business and professional leaders.
Family Economic Security Program (FESP) Staff IntroductionsWritten by Richard Hubbard
The FESP program now has staff! It’s very exciting to have a team working hard to help our students clarify their career goals, navigate the college, persist in their classes, and start preparing for economically secure futures.
HCC Presents Symposium on Race and AmericaWritten by Esther Watstein
The innovative use of theater performance as a springboard for InterACTion, a multi-activity symposium on Race and America will take place at Housatonic Community College on Tuesday, Oct. 20, Thurs. Oct. 22, and Friday, Oct. 23. Geoffrey Sheehan, HCC professor of Theater Arts says, “This critical exploration and discussion will consider the place of race in America beyond negative association.”
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…