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Indeed, even from its roots Conn was not as religious as other similar institutions. Highbaugh explained that many American universities and colleges were founded by religious groups to educate pastors—like Harvard, or Jesuit universities such as Boston College—but Conn never was so. This College ...
(AP) — The new commander of the Connecticut State Police expects all troopers to be using body cameras by the end of the year, two years after they ... at disproportionate rates compared with white drivers, according to Central Connecticut State University researchers who analyzed statewide traffic stop ...

In the article, Paulson points to Connecticut College's production of “Carousel,” and the modern way Conn examined the relationship between Bigelow and Jordan through the lens of domestic violence. “In 2016, Connecticut College students met with a local domestic violence organization while rehearsing ...
Trombley, in a written statement, said she was drawn by “the mission of this vital university, its long commitment to the city of Bridgeport, and the crucial role that it plays in higher education in New England. “I am deeply impressed with the breadth and depth of the curriculum and the excellence of their ...
The move to consolidate 12 individually accredited community colleges into one accredited college with 12 campuses is projected to save $28 million. ... William Lugo of Eastern Connecticut State University, the faculty representative to the Board of Regents and a former department chair himself, told ...
"Connections has raised the profile of Connecticut College among students who understand the need to be adaptive in today's world," said Andrew Strickler, dean of admission and financial aid at Conn. "Specifically, they're drawn to our Integrative Pathways, which allow students to explore issues they are ...

NEW LONDON, Conn. — The following area students earned academic recognition for the 2017 fall semester at Connecticut College. Mary E. Erb, a sophomore from Readfield, was named to the dean's high honors list. She studies government. Morgan E. Fowle, a junior from Vassalboro, was named to the ...
While it would seem that faculty at the state's four regional universities have no skin in the game — the consolidation plan involves only community colleges — Central professors argue the plan has the potential to undermine the entire Connecticut State College and University system. Since 2011, Central ...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Sparks flew from the disc of a hand-held angle grinder as a member of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Tractor Restoration Club adjusted the fit of a 1946 John Deere tractor's grill. The club's shop, on UNL's East Campus, buzzed with the noise of work. The tractor club started out ...
"There's no doubt in my mind it's genuine," said John Reznikoff, founder of University Archives in Westport, Connecticut. And Reznikoff knows hair. His personal collection of 150 locks includes a brain-speckled strand plucked from Abraham Lincoln's fatal wound, a voodoo charm made from Jimi Hendrix's ...
At the University of Connecticut, as well, President Susan Herbst is recommending more than $3 million be raised by increasing student charges and fees to ... At the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, officials have yet to be convinced of the merits of the Board of Regents' plan to save $28 ...
The Huskies outscored BU, 3-1, in the final period to force the extra frame. Spencer Naas, who scored twice, Kasperi Ojantakanen and Alexander Payusov recorded Connecticut's third-period goals. Payusov scored on the power play with 5:37 left in regulation to tie the game. Naas' third-period tally also ...
Anand Mahant, an accounting major from India, has spent nearly four years living his dream in America. By August, the 21-year-old will have completed a bachelor's degree in accounting at the University of Bridgeport. “It was a tremendous journey, filled with joy,” said Mahant, who hopes to attend graduate ...
6 at 7 p.m. at Burt Kahn Court at Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Ave. in Hamden. Admission is free. Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University in Middletown presents “Reclaiming the Gaze: African American Prints and Photographs, 1930 to Now” from Feb. 7 to May 27. wesleyan.edu/cfa.
Gary Ford Jr., author and assistant professor of Africana studies at Lehman College, will speak at Eastern Connecticut State University. ... She became a key litigator and legal strategist for civil rights cases that included the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the desegregation of the universities of Mississippi, ...
Lucas Codognolla, executive director of CT Students for a Dream, said the meeting at the Spanish Community of Wallingford on Washington Street was meant to organize Afford to Dream, a campaign to win equal access to higher education for immigrants. “We hope to use our campaign as a way to help ...
A plan to merge Connecticut's 12 state-run community colleges into one system received mixed reviews at a legislative hearing in Hartford on Tuesday. Mark Ojakian, president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, told members of the state legislature's Higher Education and Employment ...

The Connecticut Higher Education Trust will award students up to eighth grade up to $1,000 in college savings account contributions. The Connecticut Higher Education Trust will award students up to eighth grade up to $1,000 in college savings account contributions. The statewide contest will ask ...
Mark Ojakian, president of the Connecticut State University and College system that includes the 12 community colleges, came to the committee to ... of Regents for Higher Education which oversees four state universities, an online degree program and the 12 community colleges — including Norwalk, ...
It's painfully obvious that the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education hasn't done its homework on Students First, the ill-thought-out planned ... Astonishingly, the plan's architect, Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system President Mark Ojakian, asked if there were other similar efforts at ...
Winter storm 2018: What's closed, canceled in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut. Email. share; share; tweet; email. EMBED More ... CUNY classes are also canceled, as are those at many area colleges and universities throughout the area. Check with your individual school for further information.
“We are thinking 5 to 10 inches in western Connecticut and 8 to 14 inches for the rest of the state,” said Gary Lessor, chief meteorologist of the Weather Center at Western Connecticut State University. “It's all going to be where the bands set up in the next couple of hours for who gets the absolute worst.”.
In order to turn things around and help homeless students succeed and have a decent shot at college, school counselors should be seen as our first line of ... if the school has affordable meal plans and if the university has support systems in place for additional counseling, advising, mentoring or tutoring.
SUFFIELD, CT — Here are some recent notable accomplishments by local college students, as provided by readMedia Newswire. ... The Little East Conference (LEC) All-Academic Team for the fall 2017 semester has been announced, and Eastern Connecticut State University is well represented. With 35 ...
She already saw older kids trying drugs, drinking, starting families in high school, not even considering college as a possibility. She wanted more. She scored 50 points against Dodson as an eighth-grader, and her name spread. The University of Montana soon sent a recruiting letter, Montana State showed ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Gov. C. L. "Butch" Otter has offered a rare glimpse into his 2018 agenda for the upcoming legislative session. The Republican governor announced Thursday that he plans on asking lawmakers to create a chief education officer to implement key changes inside Idaho's higher ...
Gonzaga University is, of course, from Washington state, as is ... Amazon. A reliable, reputable developer for the Downtown North neighborhood. Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin did the right thing when he kicked Centerplan Construction off the project. The failed developer of Dunkin' Donuts Park would not ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new energy plant at the University of Minnesota is designed to be efficient and save the university about $2 million in utility costs. The new Main Energy Plant is a combined heat and power plant located on the Mississippi River bank, Minnesota Public Radio reported. The plant can ...
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Boston College faced a major test on Saturday afternoon against Hockey East rival Connecticut. And thanks to sophomore netminder Ryan Edquist, along with some opportunistic scoring, the Eagles passed with flying colors. Without the services of top goaltender Joseph Woll ...
... was an unapologetic member of the church and chairman of the UB Board of Trustees when a search was launched to replace Richard Rubenstein, the university's eighth president. Salonen had no background in higher education administration, but took the job when nominated by a search committee.
A battle over online access is roiling an industry that includes Connecticut's top internet companies. ... “Information is power, and everybody needs access to information,” said Ramesh Subramanian, a professor of information systems at Quinnipiac University and a fellow at the Yale Information Society ...
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) — For the first time in more than half a century, a series of Christmas cards and booklets that feature poems by Robert Frost, the poet known for his gritty images of rural New England life, are on display at Vermont's Middlebury College. Some of the poems were published for the first ...
The theatre program at Eastern Connecticut State University presented the holiday classic "Little Women" from Nov. 28-Dec. 3. The play took place in the intimate venue of Eastern's DelMonte Bernstein Studio Theatre, with a special emphasis on being "sensory-friendly" for audience members with spectrum ...
The dispute, which began in November 2016 with the arrest of three black Oberlin students who tried stealing wine from Gibson's, is now a lawsuit in which the exasperated bakery owners accuse the college and a top dean of slandering Gibson's as a "racist establishment" and taking steps to destroy the ...
Connecticut College has established a guest student program for college students from Puerto Rico whose education was disrupted after Hurricane Maria hit ... The New London private liberal arts college said Friday that students from the University of Puerto Rico can apply to the school for the spring 2018 ...
Connecticut College today announced it has established a guest student program for college students from Puerto Rico whose education was disrupted after Hurricane Maria. Students from the University of Puerto Rico are invited to apply to Connecticut College for the spring 2018 semester. Through this ...
GOP governors say Connecticut winning race to bottom with Malloy ..... of the higher education system, including the University of Connecticut, ...
(University of Illinois at Chicago) ... The Illinois Board of Higher Education on Tuesday approved UIC's proposal to ... Now, after two years of steep cuts to state funding, the state's new 2017-18 budget provides public universities with funding akin ... Colleges and Universities · University of Illinois at Chicago ...
The University of Connecticut's annual Suicide Prevent Week will begin ... The JED campus program emphasizes training everyone on college ...
College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb .... Picturesque Boulder, home to the University of Colorado, last year began requiring ... A tour of Airbnb's website reveals how much of a draw colleges are — at least ... Hearst Newspapers © Copyright 2017 Hearst Media Services Connecticut, LLC.
DANIELSON — The Board of Regents for Higher Education has adopted a ... Tuesday, the panel which oversees four state universities, a dozen community colleges and an online degree college, built a budget around Gov. ... University of Connecticut officials say state aid to them would be cut nearly in half ...
Give Private College Students Connecticut Transit Pass ... the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut State Colleges and University System. ... to students attending Connecticut's private colleges and universities.
FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2015 file photo, dairy farmer Jennifer Lambert works with cows at her family farm in Graniteville, Vt. The University of ...
FULTON, Mo. (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders will deliver a lecture this month 21 at Westminster College in Fulton. The college announced Friday ...
NEW HAVEN >> The correlation between academic achievement and good attendance is not new information to state education officials, but a ...
The Connecticut College Art Department will host an opening reception for “Intersections: A Benefit Exhibition for the Immigration Advocacy and ...
He really understood what college students need. ... He earned his medical degree in June 1990 from the University of Michigan after earning ...
Southern Connecticut State University President Joe Bertolino (left) listens to U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (right) speak with students about ...
As Connecticut community colleges resumed classes this week, ... When it comes to career outcomes, Norwalk Community College ranks in the ...
Hoping to build on the success of similar programs in Killingly and Norwich, a community group plans to open a veterans "coffeehouse" next month at Eastern Connecticut State University. The Thames Valley Council for Community Action is ... Ashley ...


 

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