Category: Education

Governor Lamont applauds Biden administration selection of Stamford’s Nick Simmons to serve as senior U.S. education official

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the announcement on Friday that the Biden administration has selected Nick Simmons to serve as Senior Advisor to the Secretary of Education for School Reopening and Recovery in a position that will have him coordinating efforts on behalf of the U.S. Department of Education to safely reopen…

Earth Month at Housatonic Community College

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Housatonic Community College (HCC) is celebrating Earth Day (April 22nd) with a series of engaging activities throughout April, all designed to raise our collective environmental awareness. Initiated by HCC’s STEAM Center of Excellence, with significant support from Pitney Bowes, Avangrid, and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, the lineup of fascinating events creates…

SPEF’s 14th Annual Excellence in Education Awards Honored Gartner, Jack Bryant (Posthumously), and named Five 2021 SPEF Educators

STAMFORD, CT – Stamford Public Education Foundation’s 14th annual Excellence in Education Awards was an evening of celebration and inspiration as community leaders and educators were honored for their commitment to public education. This year’s event took place virtually on Thursday, March 25th, and streamed from www.spefct.org. Longtime SPEF supporter, ESPN broadcaster Arda Orcal once…

Stamford Public Schools Named  SHS Science Teacher Donna Kaiser as 2021-2022 Stamford Teacher of the Year

Stamford, CT – Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that the SPS Teacher of the Year and Spotlight Award Program committee has selected Stamford High School (SHS) Science Teacher Donna Kaiser as the 2021-2022 SPS Teacher of the Year. As the SPS Teacher of the Year, Kaiser will automatically represent our district as a candidate for…

WCSU earns CRLA certification

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University’s Ancell Commons and Tutoring Resource Center have been awarded International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) through the College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA). The CRLA is a leading professional organization and certifying body in the field of tutoring and learning assistance in higher education. Certification promotes program credibility…

Exploring Witchcraft and Witch Persecution in Early New England Virtual Lecture Hosted by the Norwalk Historical Society

NORWALK, CT – In honor of Women’s History Month the Norwalk Historical Society is hosting the virtual lecture, ” ‘Giving Entertainment to Satan’: Witchcraft and Witch Persecution in Early New England” with guest presenter Dr. Leslie Lindenauer of Western CT State University on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 5:30pm (Eastern Time) via Zoom. Mention Salem…

HCC Archive Joins Top Colleges in Connecticut’s Archive Online

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The archive of Housatonic Community College (HCC) is now keeping company alongside Wesleyan University, Yale, UCONN, and other prestigious Connecticut colleges in Connecticut’s Archive Online (CAO). The largest community college archive in the state, HCC’s repository of original resource material contributes to the understanding and evolution of the institution and its community.…

Stamford Public Schools Announces SHS Senior Megan Armstrong Named  Honorary Canadian Space Programme Scientist

Stamford, CT – Stamford Public Schools is proud to announce that Stamford High School (SHS) Senior and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Candidate Megan Armstrong was recently named an Honorary Canadian Space Programme Scientist by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Armstrong received the honor for her contributions to experiments in the field of space farming, a…

Housatonic Community College Foundation Participates in Fairfield County’s Giving Day To Help Low-Income Students’ Critical Needs Amid COVID-19

BRIDGEPORT, CT – With community college students disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, the decision to participate in Fairfield’s County Giving Day has never been more important for the Housatonic Community College Foundation. The organization, which supports low-income Housatonic Community College (HCC) students in need, will join the collective giving event taking place on Thursday, February…