The Long Ridge School to host Fifth Annual Diversity Forum
The Long Ridge School will host their Fifth Annual Diversity Forum on Thursday, April 25 beginning at 7:15 pm and it is FREE and open to the public. The special speaker will be Tanya M. Odom, Ed.M., and she will share her insights on how we can address and attempt to correct unconscious bias with intentional inclusion. Some of the timely topics she will discuss include: building an understanding of the value and benefit of diversity and inclusion as essential life skills for today and the future, using children’s natural curiosity to understand differences and similarities and learn from them, and understanding the importance of creating environments where children feel a sense of belonging. This presentation will follow an in-depth workshop for The Long Ridge School teachers.
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Apr 16, 2019 - 1:11:58 PM

SHU plans computer-aided drug-design summer camp for high school students
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Sacred Heart University and NLS Therapeutic Discovery will conduct a summer camp August 5-16 to introduce high school students to computer-aided drug design.
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Apr 11, 2019 - 5:34:34 AM

Report: Sacred Heart University plays key role in region's economic vitality
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According to a recently released biennial Economic Impact Study examining the role of Connecticut’s private colleges and universities, Sacred Heart University (SHU) has a significant impact on the local and regional economies. Total direct spending by the University is in excess of $1.4 billion; direct spending by students accounts for over $99 million; and University visitors spend at least $1.6 million annually in the area. Overall, the University’s estimated total economic impact is $2.3 billion. What’s more, 17,121 jobs have been created to support this population and the University.
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Apr 5, 2019 - 5:59:30 AM

Café Dining Puts Work Experience on the Menu
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At Norwalk Community College, Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management students often prepare meals for college meetings and events. Now, they’re dishing them up for paying customers, too.
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Apr 1, 2019 - 5:09:10 AM

Housatonic Community College Announces One Book, One College Events: March 25-28
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Housatonic Community College (HCC) is proud to announce a series of events associated with the third annual HCC One Book, One College program. The book, Never Look An American In the Eye: A Memoir of Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts, and the Making of a Nigerian American, is by Connecticut author and past Connecticut Book Award winner, Okey Ndibe, and details his transition into becoming an African-American from Nigeria.
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Mar 18, 2019 - 5:49:40 AM

SPS Joins SPEF in Congratulating Outstanding Educators and Supporters
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) and the SPS Teacher of the Year and Spotlight Award Program committee announce a collaboration with The Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF) to celebrate public education in our community and the individuals who give so much to make it work.
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Feb 23, 2019 - 9:34:44 AM

Three SPS Students Earn Recognition in the 2019 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that the Connecticut Affiliate of the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) recently selected Academy of Information Technology & Engineering (AITE) Senior Julia Kempton as a Connecticut Affiliate Winner of the 2019 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing. AITE Teacher Sean Peterson nominated Kempton, who plans to study economics and computer science in college, currently works in the Computer Science department at UCONN Stamford and is a member of AITE’s multi-year, world-qualifying Odyssey of the Mind team.
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Feb 20, 2019 - 5:25:40 AM

WCSU to offer community interpreting classes this summer
The Western Connecticut State University Department of World Languages and Literature (WLL) will present the summer 2019 class, “Community Interpreting.” The 40-hour program will be offered during Summer Session II twice a week, on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., and Wednesdays from 4:30 to 8:45 p.m., each with a 15-minute recess, from July 2 to August 3.
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Feb 20, 2019 - 5:13:42 AM

Scholarships Available for High School Seniors in Stamford
United Way of Western Connecticut is seeking applications for its annual Roberta K. Eichler Heart of Gold Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes seniors attending any Stamford high school (public or private) who have volunteered extensively in the Stamford community over the course of their high school careers.
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Feb 17, 2019 - 5:40:54 PM

Mayor Ganim, Bridgeport Fire Chief Thode Announce Physical Test Scholarships Available For Firefighter Recruitment
Mayor Joe Ganim and Bridgeport Fire Chief Richard Thode announced on Friday that $175 scholarships are available to cover the cost of the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) for Bridgeport residents who can show financial need. To encourage and assist qualified applicants who live in Bridgeport, the Civil Service Department will issue 150 scholarships to cover the cost of the required CPAT exam. The applicants must first receive their national CPAT certification before applying for the Bridgeport Fire Department.
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Feb 9, 2019 - 9:21:59 PM

Ten Stamford Public Schools Students Honored With Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art & Writing
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that three Academy of Information Technology & Engineering (AITE) students, four Stamford High School (SHS) students and three Westhill High School (WHS) students were recently recognized for their outstanding submissions in the 2019 Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program. As an affiliate of the National Scholastic Art Awards and The Alliance For Young Artists and Writers, this national program honors the creative efforts of students in grades 7 to 12, who attend public, private and parochial schools.
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Feb 9, 2019 - 5:26:34 AM

Nearly $1 Million in Scholarship Opportunities Announced By Fairfield County’s Community Foundation
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Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is the largest provider of college scholarships in the region. This year, close to $1 million will be awarded to more than 450 Fairfield County High School seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students to jumpstart their path to success. These awards range from $500 to $8,000 and some of the scholarships are even renewable. Since the Community Foundation Scholarship Program was established in 1992, over $9 million has been awarded.
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Feb 5, 2019 - 9:16:56 AM

SHU introduces Communication Disorders undergraduate major
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Sacred Heart University’s College of Health Professions has established a new undergraduate major program in communication disorders, opening in fall of 2019. It will prepare students for graduate work in the fields of speech-language pathology (SLP) or audiology.
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Feb 4, 2019 - 5:50:17 AM

The Ferguson Library Winter Exhibit Features the Stamford Public Schools Teachers Art Show
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Fifteen Stamford Public Schools (SPS) teachers will showcase their works of art at The Ferguson Library Winter Exhibit. The opening reception, with entertainment by the Westhill High School Jazz Ensemble, is scheduled for Thursday, January 24, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Third Floor Auditorium Gallery. President of the Stamford Art Association Christine Irvin, SPS Art Content Leader Module Downer and Stamford High School Art Teacher Paul Cusano worked together to provide the opportunity for SPS teachers to participate in his professional exhibition.
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Jan 23, 2019 - 11:20:26 AM

Norwalk Community College to offer courses in Stamford
Norwalk Community College is coming to Stamford! NCC’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development Division is now collaborating with Stamford Adult & Continuing Education to offer five popular non-credit courses and certificates at The Old Town Hall in the heart of downtown Stamford.
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Jan 18, 2019 - 6:08:19 AM

NCC President David L. Levinson to retire June 30, 2019
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On June 30, 2019, David L. Levinson, Ph.D. will be retiring from his positions as President of Norwalk Community College (NCC) and Vice President of Community Colleges for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system (CSCU). A Westport resident, Dr. Levinson will preside over the college’s commencement ceremony on May 21, 2019.
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Jan 15, 2019 - 6:04:32 AM

SHU appoints director of career, professional development
Helen Boyke, of Stamford, is Sacred Heart University’s new director of career and professional development for graduate students and alumni.
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Jan 11, 2019 - 1:53:34 AM

Housatonic Community College Receives Grant To Support 3rd Annual One Book, One College Program
Housatonic Community College (HCC) was awarded a $2,975 grant by Connecticut Humanities to support the College’s 3rd Annual One Book, One College program.
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Dec 17, 2018 - 10:44:37 AM

SHU receives Lilly grant for Catholic conference
Sacred Heart University will host a collaborative regional conference on the Catholic intellectual tradition for universities in April 2020 through a grant from the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts.
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Nov 29, 2018 - 5:51:00 AM

Former Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara joins Sacred Heart University
Former Fairfield Police Chief Gary MacNamara has joined Sacred Heart University in the role of executive director for public safety and government affairs. He comes to the University after spending the past 18 years as chief of the Fairfield Police Department. During his tenure, the Fairfield Department has had one of the best reputations in the state.
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Nov 13, 2018 - 5:58:39 PM

Community Convener Norwalk ACTS to Cultivate a Public / Private Partnership with a Shared Vision of Success for Norwalk Children
Philanthropic Funders To Provide Grants To Help Achieve High Level Achievement For Youth Across The City

Multiple grants from a group of philanthropic investors will support Norwalk ACTS and its membership to develop a cohesive strategy for five high-level initiatives in support of Norwalk’s children: career and college readiness, “whole child” or social emotional learning, counseling, parent engagement, and replication of successful schools.
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Sep 12, 2018 - 12:35:03 AM

Sacred Heart University ranked one of the best by U.S. News & World Report
Sacred Heart University was once again included in U.S.News & World Report’s Best Colleges guidebook as one of the best universities in the North. Additionally, the publication named SHU in three other lists: best colleges for veterans in the North, best value schools in the North and best undergraduate business programs nationally.
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Sep 11, 2018 - 11:05:31 AM

Sacred Heart University professor explores the sacred through science fiction
Sacred Heart University theology and religious studies professor Richard Grigg of Shelton recently published his ninth book, Science Fiction and the Imitation of the Sacred.
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Aug 13, 2018 - 5:25:48 AM

Horizons at The Ethel Walker School Showcases STEAM Projects of 200 Students
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The first ever state-wide Horizons at The Ethel School STEAM Exhibition was held on July 27th at The Ethel Walker School campus in Simsbury. More than 100 students from Horizons’ sites throughout Connecticut joined the 85 young girls participating in the Horizons at The Ethel Walker School program to display their science, technology, engineering, arts and math projects. These public school students showcased the science, technology, engineering, arts and math skills they have acquired during the six-week summer program.
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Aug 3, 2018 - 2:07:50 AM

How It All Adds Up Learning to Love Math at The Children’s School
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Math is as essential to our understanding and appreciation of how the world works, and our place within it, as the spoken and written word; it has been described as “the poetry of logic.” As Maureen Murphy, Head of The Children’s School, explains, “A practical and needed tool, math is also a language, a window to deciphering the physical world as well as the forces that govern it. It teaches an important habit of mind—problem solving. Children learn how gratifying it is to find a solution, even if it takes several tries or a shift in strategy.”
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Aug 2, 2018 - 2:03:47 AM

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