| Mar 19, 2015
| 1:47 PM
Ten area arts and cultural organizations are receiving a total of $125,000 in "ignition grants," funded by the Greater Hartford Arts Council's United Arts Campaign with support from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
The grants are aimed at up-...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 8:59 AM
Local student wins Ureka! Big Idea Challenge at Clark University
MANCHESTER - Christopher J. Dibble, of Manchester, a junior at Clark University, received support for his business idea through the Ureka! Big Idea Challenge, an annual competition...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 11:05 AM
MANCHESTER — The United Bank Foundation has donated $100,000 to Manchester Community College to support growth of manufacturing programs.
The grant will be used to buy equipment that students will use for hands-on learning. The grant will also fund...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:57 AM
Manchester Community College's Police Department is pushing state legislation allowing its officers to carry guns.
The Journal Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/1EQ8bUs ) that the college's Police Department is turning to the General Assembly after...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:22 PM
According to Manchester Community College, where I am pursuing an associate's degree, I am a "nontraditional" student. This means I am older than 25 and have returned to higher education, after decades of other experiences, to retrain for a new career....
| Feb 23, 2015
| 9:05 AM
The student government association at Manchester Community College is hoping to spark a campuswide discussion of social justice by hosting an event called MCC Unites for a week in March.
After seeing protests in Ferguson, Mo., and in New York City...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 6:36 AM
Michael Stefanowicz has been named Asnuntuck Community College's Dean of Academics. Stefanowicz brings nearly 20 years of community college experience to his new position. He had served as Division Director for Liberal Arts at Manchester Community College...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 12:43 PM
MCC on Main is planning its first juried art show in April featuring food as the theme.
Jane Rainwater, who was hired as curator of MCC on Main's Dehn Gallery in July, said the competition is open to artists of all skill levels. The gallery on Main...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 1:34 PM
If you're looking to become healthier, be more creative, or to put a child in an enrichment activity, the Manchester Neighborhood Academy has all you need this spring. The organization is offering free classes in the areas of youth development, civic...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 2:59 PM
STORRS — Mary Roickle's introduction to sports came at age 3. She couldn't play catch with her brothers, so she would hide next to the house and jump into the game.
"As the ball would come, I would try to run out and catch it," she said. "The...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:24 AM
Connecticut's elected officials and educators were enthusiastic Friday about the proposal by President Barack Obama to provide two years of free community college tuition to millions of students who maintain good enough grades, with one educator saying...