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

WHS Students Earned Top Honors at FBLA National Leadership Conference
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that students from Westhill High School (WHS) recently earned top honors at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)National Leadership Conference, where more than 9,200 of America’s top high school students competed in more than 70 business and business-related events.
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Jul 25, 2018 - 5:59:38 AM

AITE Student Ryan Edkins Took First Place in the NFTE NY Metro Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that Academy of Information Technology & Engineering (AITE) student Ryan Edkins took first place in the Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, hosted by the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) NY Metro, which qualifies him for the national competition in October.
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Jul 16, 2018 - 5:01:09 AM

Just in Time for Graduation Volunteers from AXA Investment Managers Revitalize Stark’s Courtyard and Kindergarten Outdoor Classroom
As the school year draws to a close and the days get warmer, the campus at Julia A. Stark Elementary School was in need of some “sprucing up.” On Friday, June 15, approximately 70 volunteers from AXA Investment Mangers (AXA IM), headquartered in Greenwich, CT, shed their business attire in exchange for workpants and gardening gloves as part of AXA’s Global CR Week 2018. This community engagement was coordinated by the Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF) in alignment with its role of bridging the gap between Stamford Public Schools and the business community.
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Jun 26, 2018 - 5:53:20 AM

Stamford High School Achieves International Baccalaureate World School Status Approved to Offer Diploma Program
Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that Stamford High School (SHS) in now an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for the Diploma Program (DP), joining IB schools in 147 countries across the globe. After a rigorous two-and-a-half year process, which culminated with a verification visit, SHS received its official notification in late May. SHS becomes the first high school in Stamford to offer an IB opportunity to students and one of only nine qualified in Connecticut.
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Jun 21, 2018 - 1:20:23 AM

Westhill High School Seniors Ivette Naranjo and Escarlin Perez Among the 2018 Class of Dell Scholars
Stamford Public School (SPS) announced that The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation recently named Westhill High School Seniors Ivette Naranjo and Escarlin Perez among the members of the 15th class of Dell Scholars. According to the organization, each of the 500 Scholars named receives a $20,000 scholarship and represents students from across the nation who have demonstrated the drive to succeed despite personal obstacles.
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Jun 20, 2018 - 1:18:56 AM

NCC signs a tuition match agreement with Carter Oak
Norwalk Community College is making it more affordable for its graduates to continue on for a bachelor’ degree. NCC and Charter Oak State College have signed a Community College Tuition Match Scholarship Agreement in which Charter Oak will provide the last two years of a bachelor’s degree to NCC graduates at the community college tuition and fee rates in effect for that year. This agreement goes into effect for the Fall 2018 semester.
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Jun 18, 2018 - 12:01:28 AM

Stamford Public Schools Released 2016-2017 Annual Report to the Community
Cornell University President Martha Pollack Rippowam Class of 1975 Among Those Featured

Stamford Public Schools (SPS) released its 2016-2017 Annual Report to the Community, which is now available on the SPS district website and will be in mailboxes of homes and businesses across the city. The report, as well as the SPS Strategic Plan Overview: Challenging, Inspiring and Preparing Students for the Future, is being distributed along with 8,000 copies of Stamford Plus magazine’s summer edition.
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Jun 15, 2018 - 8:17:50 AM

Juried Fine Art and Crafts show at Ives Concert Park features local talent
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Five recent Western Connecticut State University Master of Fine Arts graduates, four current M.F.A. students and one undergraduate art student have been awarded Art at Ives scholarships that will enable them to display their work alongside professional artists during the third annual Art at Ives, Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show on Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3, at Ives Concert Park in Danbury.
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May 24, 2018 - 8:38:17 AM

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