Category: Education

Stamford Delegation congratulates AITE teacher Danielle Weber on winning national award

The Stamford Delegation would like to recognize Danielle Weber, a teacher at the Academy of Information Technology and Engineering (AITE) for being named the 2021-22 Project Lead The Way National Biomedical Science Teacher of the Year. Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is a mission-driven organization that is transforming the learning experience for millions of PreK-12…

SHS Student Athletes Recognized with Two Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) Sportsmanship Awards

Stamford, CT – Stamford Public Schools’ (SPS) is proud to announce that Stamford High School has been named a 2020-2021 CIAC Michaels Cup “Class Act” Sportsmanship recipient. SHS is among a select group of high school athletic programs from across the state to be awarded the honor. This is the second consecutive year that SHS…

WCSU seeks student applicants for research fellowships in biology

DANBURY, CT – College students interested in pursuing research studies in the field of biology are invited to submit applications to the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program to be offered in 2022 by the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at Western Connecticut State University. Applications are now being accepted from undergraduate students at any higher education institution who…

WCSU celebrates First-Generation students with fourth annual ‘I’m First’ celebration

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University will host the fourth annual “I’m First,” celebration of First-Generation college students, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 8, at the Higgins Hall Patio on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. During the event, WCSU will join in celebration with other colleges…

WCSU announces winner of 2021 Environmental Stewardship Competition

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences Chairperson Dr. Theodora Pinou announced that the winner of the 2021 WCSU Environmental Stewardship Competition is Jahmiya Beamon-Scott, a student at Westside Academy in Danbury, for her project “Say Goodbye to Fast Fashion.” Despite the effects COVID-19 had on educational partnerships, WCSU…

Alumna gifts great-great-grandfather’s Civil War letters to WCSU

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University recently received a donation of about 130 letters written as correspondence during the American Civil War. WCSU alumna Carol Lieto ’99, donated the letters, which were penned by her great-great-grandfather Joseph Dobbs Bishop. Bishop was a Danbury soldier during the American Civil War, serving as the chief musician…