Category: Education

CLC awarded grant by United Way of Western Connecticut

Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County (CLC), the second-largest center-based early childhood education nonprofit in CT, is the recipient of a $35,000 grant from United Way of Western Connecticut. The grant provides critical funding to CLC and helps make it possible for hard-working ALICE (Asset Limited Income Constrained Employed) families to access high-quality early childhood…

SPS Increases Daily Rate for Substitute Teachers

Stamford, CT – Stamford Public Schools (SPS) recently restructured its Substitute Teacher compensation package, to include an increased daily rate, as well as an opportunity for a bonus incentive for those who work consistently. In an effort to attract more substitute teachers to the district, in an ever more competitive market, SPS has increased the…

SHU professor honored by New England Chapter of American College of Sports Medicine

Peter Ronai has been committed to the professional organization and students throughout his career FAIRFIELD, Conn.—The New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM) recently honored Peter Ronai, exercise science professor at Sacred Heart University, for his stewardship and innovation by naming its annual College Bowl after him. The NEACSM is a…

Lamont ancourages CT high school students to participate in cybersecurity competition

CyberStart America Registration Now Open, Chance for Participating Students and Schools to Win Prizes, Scholarships, and Recognition HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today is urging high school students in Connecticut to participate in CyberStart America, an innovative, national cybersecurity competition that encourages young adults to explore their aptitude for the exciting, lucrative, postsecondary pathways…

SHU granted nearly $250,000 for community college cybertraining program

FAIRFIELD, CT – Sacred Heart University has received nearly $250,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project that aims to teach advanced skills in cyberinfrastructure security to community-college students. The NSF is an independent federal agency that funds around 25% of all federally supported, basic research conducted by national, higher-education institutions. Its grant…

AITE Students Assist NASA Scientists with COVID-19 Research Through

Stamford, CT – Stamford Public Schools (SPS) announced that Academy of Information Technology and Engineering (AITE) Juniors Kevin Fleischer and Anna Lichtenberg were selected to participate in the Student Enhancement in Earth and Space Science (SEES) summer internship, hosted by The University of Texas at Austin’s Center for Space Research. This nationally competitive program, sponsored…

STAR Rubino Family Center Announces Expanded Birth through Early Childhood Intervention Beginning September 1

STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way is launching an expanded, multi-lingual program for children experiencing, or at risk of, developmental delays. The enhanced program, generously supported in part by The Community Fund of Darien and New Canaan Community Foundation, and other generous grants expands services from birth through age five, with additional service options for children…

Sacred Heart University receives $25,000 grant for cybersecurity project

Protect Our Power awards SHU $25,000 for creating best practices for electricity utilities against DDoS attack protection   FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Sacred Heart University has received a $25,000 grant from Protect Our Power, a nonpartisan, not-for-profit institute headed by professionals from the physical and cyber defense communities, as well as finance and government. The organization’s focus is…