Hartford’s Insurance Industry Poised to “Dive In” to Diversity & Inclusion

Hartford’s Insurance Industry Poised to “Dive In” to Diversity & Inclusion

Dive In is a global movement in the insurance sector to support the development of inclusive workplace cultures. Its mission is to enable people to achieve their potential by raising awareness of the business case and promoting positive action for diversity in all its forms - the international event arrives in Hartford on September 26.

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New Laws Turn to Veterans to Help Address Manufacturing Gap, Extend Benefits

New Laws Turn to Veterans to Help Address Manufacturing Gap, Extend Benefits

State and veterans officials are highlighting three new laws taking effect on October 1 that are designed to support Connecticut veterans. All three - on job training programs, expanding eligibility for veterans to receive certain services, and on property tax relief - were approved unanimously by the state legislature this year.

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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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