Housatonic Community College To Offer New Ophthalmic Assistant ProgramWritten by Laura Roberts
To help address the global shortage of ophthalmic medical personnel and train students for in-demand careers, Housatonic Community College will offer an Ophthalmic Assistant Program this semester, with classes beginning September 17th.
CT Alliance to End Sexual Violence offering free trainings this summerWritten by Matt Fischer
The CT Alliance to End Sexual Violence will host two free trainings for all CSCU students this summer. These trainings, made possible through the CSCU SAFE grant, provide information about sexual violence on campus and a comprehensive overview of state and federal policies.
Local real estate leader Bob Scinto celebrated the hard work and accomplishments of HCC scholarship recipients this week with a private luncheon and meet and greet at his office park in Shelton.
Brining in the Bystander, a sexual and relationship violence prevention workshop will be held Monday, April 30 from 2-2:30 p.m. in BH-317 and Tuesday, May 1, 11-12:20 p.m. in LH L109. The workshop, which is co-sponsored by the Academic Advising and Student Success Activities offices, aims to equip students with skills necessary to diffuse volatile situations in relationships.
Student wins Elevator Pitch Contest for vegan take-outWritten by Martin Florestant
Bubba’s Vegan Kitchen, a take-out and catering company created by HCC student Keysha Tingeling, won first place in the University of Bridgeport’s annual Elevator Pitch Competition last week.
What first started as a novella about two young couples caught up in tragedy and denial has turned into a full-on performance in HCC student Yasmina Saint-Jean’s For What It’s Worth, which debuted at HCC last week.
Chi Rho Receives Honors, Awards at Annual ConferenceWritten by Matt Fischer
For the second year in a row, members of the Chi Rho chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) took 1st place for their entry into the Honors in Action Project at the society’s 2018 Northeast Regional Conference.