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Entries Tagged as 'Housatonic Community College'

Lamont’s Bridgeport Day

August 2nd, 2018 · 5 Comments · News and Events, State Politics

Housatonic Community College, farmers market, small business round table, Moe’s Burger Joint and then a headquarters opening on Main Street are among the city visits on Ned Lamont’s schedule today less than two weeks from the Democratic primary for governor.

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Hanks: Why I Am Running For State Representative

July 28th, 2018 · 21 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Party-endorsed Shanté Hanks faces incumbent Charlie Stallworth in an August 14 Democratic primary in Connecticut’s 126th State House District that covers a portion of the North End, Whiskey Hill and a piece of the Upper East Side. She shares this commentary about her background and rationale for running.

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Housatonic Open For Walk-In Registration

July 28th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Education, News and Events

Housatonic Community College (HCC) will be open Saturdays, August 4, 18 and 25 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. to offer new and continuing students access to one-stop, walk-in registration, including a full range of assistance to complete the registration process in time for the fall semester, which begins on August 28.

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Housatonic Community College Celebrates 50 Years

March 21st, 2018 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, Education, News and Events

Housatonic Community College has come a long way from its humble beginning 50 years ago. Current enrollment is roughly 6,000 making it among the highest attended community colleges in Connecticut. Two-year programs have served as career springboards for doctors, lawyers, nurses and law enforcement professionals. More than 25 years ago, the college languished in an […]

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Enchanté! ‘Titanium Woman’ Hanks Gears Up For Stallworth Challenge

January 24th, 2018 · 23 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

The 2018 election cycle will be loaded with intriguing matchups including the one shaping up in the 126th State House District where incumbent Charlie Stallworth faces a Democratic primary challenge from Congressman Jim Himes’ former deputy district director Shanté Hanks who has formed a candidate committee.

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Calling All Candidates–Turn Cities Into Economic Drivers? State Has No Plan

January 22nd, 2018 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, State Politics

Connecticut has no plan to transform cities into regional economic drivers. The pols in charge say they do, but it’s fallacious spin. Cities should and must be economic drivers. When that occurs everyone benefits. The evidence of urban economics for the greater good is overwhelming. Every time a city befalls trouble in Connecticut be it […]

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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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