Global Security Forum to Bring Leading Diplomats, Experts to Connecticut

Global Security Forum to Bring Leading Diplomats, Experts to Connecticut

Global security is rarely a simple subject.  But one can reasonably argue that it hasn’t been as contentious and controversial a topic as it is in 2019 for quite some time.  Next month, that conversation arrives in Hartford, with a strong contingent of leaders on the world stage prepared to share their expertise and views on future prospects.

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Three CT Regions Are Among Nation’s Top 50 Most Educated; Greater Bridgeport Ranks First in Advanced Degrees

Three CT Regions Are Among Nation’s Top 50 Most Educated; Greater Bridgeport Ranks First in Advanced Degrees

Three of Connecticut’s metropolitan areas are among the top 50 most educated in the nation, according to a new analysis.  The Bridgeport/Norwalk/Stamford, Hartford/East Hartford/West Hartford and New Haven/Milford “metropolitan statistical areas” ranked 11th, 24th and 41st respectively.  And in one metric, one metro region ranked first in the nation.

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Community College Grads Move to Better-Paying Fields in Years After Graduation, Data Shows

Community College Grads Move to Better-Paying Fields in Years After Graduation, Data Shows

A new report on Connecticut community college graduates finds that shortly after leaving college, many graduates are employed in industries such as retail and food service, but within months many move to other industries for employment, led by manufacturing and health care. The analysis also found that average wages rise significantly in the years following graduation.

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University of New Haven Earns Historic $4 Million Grant to Educate the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals

University of New Haven Earns Historic $4 Million Grant to Educate the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals

The University of New Haven has received a $4 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant – the largest federal grant in the University’s history – to create Connecticut’s first CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service program, which will educate the next generation of professionals charged with protecting the nation from cyberattacks.

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Task Force to Review Mental Health Services for College Students Approved by Legislature

Task Force to Review Mental Health Services for College Students Approved by Legislature

In the state legislature’s final hour of the 2019 session, the House voted without objection, following unanimous support in April by the Senate, to create a task force to study of the policies and procedures adopted by each institution of  higher education in Connecticut regarding the prevention and treatment of mental illness in students. 

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