With locations throughout Fairfield and New Haven counties, Wells Fargo is taking innovative steps to support students in need in the communities it serves. In a first-of-its-kind grant, the leading financial services company is teaming up with the CT State Colleges & Universities Foundation to support three CT State Community Colleges with $75,000 for equity-based support services for scholars attending Norwalk, Housatonic and Gateway Community Colleges.

As veganism continues to grow in popularity, more Americans are saying ‘move over turkey’ this Thanksgiving than ever before, and one local vegan is helping those in need to enjoy a plant-based holiday.

Hundreds gathered to participate in Housatonic Community College’s 5th annual STEAMfest celebration. With a theme of ‘Helping Everyone Reach For The Stars’, the three-day event, led by the STEAMfest Coordinator Dr. David Platt, held both in-person and virtually on November 8, 9, and 11, was a celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. With opportunities to interact with NASA professionals, among others, the initiative spurred academic passions in those fields.

The long-awaited exhibition “Drip-Drop, Tick-Tock, Here + Now”, opened at the Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) on October 28 with a packed house. Crowds gathered to view the stunning, yet suggestive multi-media sculptures and paintings by Weston, CT artist Joseph Fucigna after a two year wait thanks to a fire, flood and a pandemic.

With one of the most outstanding advanced manufacturing technology training centers in the state, Housatonic Community College (HCC) celebrated Manufacturing Month with a series of exciting happenings last month, including a new partnership with FuelCell Energy in Torrington, CT.

In connection with National STEM/STEAM Day on Monday, November 8th, Housatonic Community College (HCC) will present STEAMFest 2021 with a theme of ‘Helping Everyone Reach For The Stars’. A series of engaging space-themed discussions and activities are planned, including lectures by NASA scientists and star watching parties.

Housatonic Community College (HCC), area churches and Griffin Health have joined forces to help increase Bridgeport’s COVID-19 vaccination rate. Together the organizations have created popup vaccination clinics offering both vaccinations and boosters in the coming weeks..

Bridgeport, CT (November 4, 2021) – Housatonic Community College (HCC) will host an Enroll in a Day registration event on Saturday, November 13. The events at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in Bridgeport, CT will take place in person from 9am – 1pm. Registration for the event is required, visit www.ct.edu/enroll.

The Connecticut Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) named Dwayne Smith, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Housatonic Community College (HCC) among the 100 Most Influential Blacks in the State of Connecticut in an October 23rd awards ceremony at Foxwoods Casino.

A new exhibit opening on October 28 at the Housatonic Museum of Art is aptly named DRIP-DROP, TICK-TOCK, HERE + NOW. The show, originally scheduled in 2018, was canceled a week prior to opening due to water damage from a fire above the gallery. When rescheduled for 2020, the exhibit was postponed yet again due to the pandemic.

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