Category: Education

Sacred Heart University adds new master’s degree in Human Clinical Nutrition

FAIRFIELD, CT – Sacred Heart University will offer an online master of science degree in human clinical nutrition beginning this fall. Jobs related to nutrition are increasing because of an increased focus on disease prevention and integrative health care. With only about 30 online master’s degrees in clinical nutrition available nationwide, the new degree makes…

Silvermine School of Art Summer Camps are back and offering week-long art camps for students ages 5-17

NEW CANAAN, CT – The Silvermine School of Art Summer Camps are back! Offering week-long art camps for students ages 5-17, Silvermine provides extraordinary opportunities for young children and high school students to learn from regionally and nationally known artists—while meeting new friends and having fun on Silvermine’s five-acre campus. Students will gain new skills,…

Oystering in Norwalk, CT – A Virtual Chat with Photographer Bill Whitbeck Hosted by the Norwalk Historical Society

NORWALK, CT – Calling all oyster lovers! The Norwalk Historical Society is hosting a virtual chat with photographer, Bill Whitbeck about his new book, “Oystering in Norwalk, Connecticut”. The free virtual event takes place on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 5:30pm (Eastern Time) via Zoom. This illustrated talk will highlight photographs from Mr. Whitbeck’s book…

Maritime Aquarium marks Black History Month with live-streaming programs celebrating black scientists and authors

NORWALK, CT – Log in to learn the achievements of Black scientists and authors during upcoming live-streaming educational programs offered by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk during Black History Month. The Virtual programs offered during Black History Month are part of a changing suite of online programs offered weekly by the Aquarium. There’s no set…

The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts Establishes  Textbook Lending Library at Housatonic Community College

Helping low-income, high-need students seeking higher education and vocational learning. BRIDGEPORT, CT – Housatonic Community College (HCC) is easing the burden of textbook costs for low-income students thanks to a grant from The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts (SFFEA) for the creation of a new Textbook Lending Library. The Textbook Lending Library…

Stamford Public Schools Announces Davenport Elementary Fifth Grader Krish Bande Named Winner of Senator Murphy’s MLK Essay Contest

Stamford, CT – Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that Davenport Elementary Fifth Grader Krish Bande was selected by U. S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) as a 4th Congressional District Winner in his 5th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Essay Contest. According to a press release issued by the senator’s office on January 18, 2021,…

“Connecticut’s Role in World War I”  Virtual Lecture by Christine Pittsley of the CT State Library – Hosted by the Weston Historical Society

WESTON, CT – As a lead-in to the Weston Historical Society’s 1920s exhibit, which will open later this year, the society is organizing a virtual lecture series that will explore events that influenced and shaped the Roaring 20s. The first virtual lecture, “Connecticut’s Role in World War I”, will be presented by Christine Pittsley of…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s Young Writers to Write Fiction on Renowned Scientists Visiting the Mansion

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will launch its eighth annual Young Writers’ Competition on February 1, 2021. The competition titled, A Scientist Visits the Mansion, will end on June 4, 2021 with an awards ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021. The competition is open to all middle school students sixth through eighth grade…

Sacred Heart University graduate student excels at healthcare hackathon

Student’s group wins second place with app that addresses social injustice in health care FAIRFIELD, CT – Hacking can have a good cause. Sacred Heart University graduate student Melanie Reyes recently used her work experience and knowledge to address social injustices in health care during the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) weekend-long virtual hackathon event.…

New Canaan’s LiveGirl and S.T.A.R. Join Forces for a conversation on Healing Together

New Canaan, CT – How can I get involved in healing my community? How can I navigate the racial dynamic? These are some of the important questions that will be addressed in an upcoming community conversation, “What’s Next: Post-Election Racial Healing” co-hosted by LiveGirl and Stand Together Against Racism (S.T.A.R.) LiveGirl Founder and CEO Sheri…