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Entries Tagged as 'Housatonic Community College'

Malloy Proposes College Incentive

March 24th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Education, News and Events

Governor Dan Malloy was in Bridgeport today urging students to return to college. News release from Malloy: Joined by Mayor Bill Finch, higher education officials, students and legislators, Governor Dannel P. Malloy today visited Housatonic Community College where he discussed his plan to increase college completion rates in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) […]

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Ed Caldwell, Political Leader, Former State Comptroller

October 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Ed Caldwell was one of the good guys in city politics. Decent and caring, Caldwell goes back to an era when Bridgeport elected officials had real juice in Hartford. He served as a state senator from Bridgeport and also as state comptroller. His influence locally was such some of his political peers referred to him […]

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American Made Movie Tour At Housatonic

July 24th, 2013 · 3 Comments · News and Events

The American Made Movie tour is coming to Housatonic Community College Thursday 5:30 p.m. The film focuses on the impact that consumers have on the health of their local communities as well as the nation at large. Bridgeport resident David Walker, former U.S. comptroller general, is among the subjects profiled in the film. Walker and […]

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State Bond Commission Sends Bucks To Bridgeport, Banshee Steps Up For Beardsley Zoo

June 22nd, 2013 · 13 Comments · News and Events

Bridgeport on Friday had a good day courtesy of the State Bond Commission chaired by Governor Dan Malloy. Among the items awarded to Bridgeport:

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Inspiration Awards For Excellence In Education

May 8th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Education, News and Events

The Bridgeport Public Education Fund and Fairfield County Community Foundation today at the Holiday Inn will present the annual Inspiration Awards to city educators for excellence in education. Anita Gliniecki, president of Housatonic Community College, will receive the Elizabeth M. Pfriem Award in honor of one of the founders of the Bridgeport Public Education Fund, […]

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Cast Your Vote, Show Off The Best Of Bridgeport

April 24th, 2013 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

The Connecticut Office of Tourism has launched a contest to name your favorite place in the state (no, not your favorite place to neck) and wouldn’t it surprise to create a Bridgeport buzz. Stamford, Hartford and New Haven are often highlighted in the state’s tourism campaign, while little ol’ state’s largest city (okay, it’s a […]

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View From A Political Demagogue, ‘New Haven Would Look Like Bridgeport Without Yale’

April 22nd, 2013 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

It always intrigues when the state’s largest city serves as a convenient foil for political demagoguery, especially from one who seeks the office of mayor in New Haven. State Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield, speaking at a mayoral forum in New Haven on Saturday, said the following according to the New Haven Independent when candidates were asked about […]

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