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, [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Housatonic Community College'
May 8th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Education, News and Events
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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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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March 13th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Education, News and Events
From State Senators Andres Ayala and Anthony Musto: Senator Andres Ayala (D-Bridgeport) and Senator Anthony Musto (D-Trumbull) today applauded the State Bond Commission approval of funds to finance improvements at the Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport. The improvements aim to advance the technological and research capabilities of the school, enhancing the education of enrolled students.
February 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: Nearly 100 exhibitors representing organizations from across the tri-state area are set to converge on the 2013 Business Expo and Multicultural Marketplace organized by the City of Bridgeport’s Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Resource Office (SMBRO).
February 27th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Cops, News and Events
Roughly 250 city employees inside the Morton Government Center, 999 Broad Street Downtown, were evacuated Wednesday morning after a package containing a grenade was discovered around 11 a.m. Police spokesman Bill Kaempffer reports the State Police Bomb Squad was on the scene. The city employees were transported to nearby Housatonic Community College and returned to [...]
December 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · News and Events
UPDATE: Cynthia King, the first African American woman to serve as chair of the Bridgeport Democratic Town Committee, has passed away. She served as chair of the 90-member DTC when Bill Finch was elected mayor in 2007 prior to Mario Testa reclaiming the chairmanship in 2008. Statement from Finch: “I am very saddened by Cynthia [...]