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Entries Tagged as 'Housatonic Community College'

HCC Awarded $1.3 Million To Expand Student Success Initiatives

October 19th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events

From Housatonic Community College: Housatonic Community College (HCC) has received a Title III Strengthening Institutions (SIP) grant of $1.3 million grant to enhance student success and retention programs.

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Mickey Makes Case For MGM, Amazon

October 16th, 2017 · 25 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mickey Herbert, president of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, enjoys an entrepreneurial spirit that he’s put into words and action, be it health care or sports entertainment. In his latest Mickey’s Mail eblast to his business community constituency, he muses about the potential of Amazon HQ2 and MGM’s proposal to build a waterfront gaming enterprise, as […]

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Attendance Urged At Public Hearing On State’s Energy Strategy

August 16th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

A public hearing on Connecticut’s draft Comprehensive Energy Strategy will take tonight (Wednesday) at 6:30 in the Beacon Hall Events Center, Room 214, Housatonic Community College, 600 Lafayette Boulevard.

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Puerto Rican Parade Festivities

June 21st, 2017 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

News release: The 2017 Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County will celebrate its 24th anniversary with special events on Friday 7 July, Saturday 8 July and with the Parade as the culminating event on Sunday 9 July. The public is invited to all the events, with reservations required for the Annual Banquet Gala on Friday.

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Mayor Moonlights As UB Professor

June 8th, 2017 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education, News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim generally does not enjoy idle time. If he can fill time running a city, working out, running for statewide office, raising money, fixing holes in fences, logging frequent flier miles overseas and anything else that floods his brain, so be it. And oh yes, teaching a weekly political science course at the […]

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Young Bloods–Brown, Langan Announce West Side City Council Run

June 6th, 2017 · 105 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Democratic Town Committee member Marcus Brown and middle school teacher Kyle Langan announced on Monday they are teaming up to run for City Council in the West Side 132nd District. Incumbent councilman John Olson has announced he’ll not seek reelection. The other incumbent in the district is Evette Brantley.

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Ganim, Housatonic Connect On Second-chance Scholarships

May 15th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Education, News and Events

News release from Mayor Joe Ganim: Mayor Ganim and Housatonic Community College (HCC) President Dr. Paul Broadie came together on Monday, May 15, 2017 to sign a contract that would expand higher education opportunities to individuals with prior convictions. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) states that HCC will award scholarships to individuals from the Mayor’s […]

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Ganim Pitches Driverless Car Technology For Downtown

May 6th, 2017 · 8 Comments · News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim envisions Downtown as a start-up test center for autonomous vehicles. In a letter to the tri-chairs of the state legislature’s Transportation Committee, Ganim is pitching designated lanes Downtown for the testing process that would include installation of transponders. Where could this be done? Water Street?

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