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Manchester Community College

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  • Pioneer College Coach Has Gone Back To High School

    Pioneer College Coach Has Gone Back To High School
    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...
  • Obama's Free College Proposal Could Be 'Game-Changer' For State's Students

    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...
  • Teen Fantasy Author, Memoirist Among Authors Giving Talks

    Teen Fantasy Author, Memoirist Among Authors Giving Talks
    Books on food, fantasy, President John F. Kennedy, a memoir and some new novels will be discussed by their authors at free events at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All require reservations: 203-245-3959 or www.rjjulia.com. On...
  • Book Recounts Rise Of Manchester Community College Despite Doubters

    Susan Phillips Plese started teaching at Manchester Community College in 1969, six years after the school opened in 1963. Plese, 68, of Manchester, still teaches journalism at the college and released a book this month about the school's history...
  • Mother Pursued Dream Of Education And Became Psychiatric Social Worker

    Mother Pursued Dream Of Education And Became Psychiatric Social Worker
    Sandra Werkheiser, a psychiatric social worker and therapist at Manchester Memorial Hospital, died Nov. 13. She was 80. Werkheiser, who was born in Philadelphia, moved to Manchester in 1959 with her husband, Richard. When she was younger, Werkheiser's...
  • State DOT Plans New Route Using Busway, I-84 HOV Lanes

    State DOT Plans New Route Using Busway, I-84 HOV Lanes
    MANCHESTER — The CTfastrak busway runs from Hartford to New Britain, but it's not just a "west of the river" service, state Transportation Commissioner James Redeker told an audience of Manchester-region business owners Thursday. Manchester will...
  • CTfastrak Needs To Slow Down

    The article "Route Using Busway, I-84 Planned" [Dec. 19, news] talks about a new CT Transit bus route running between the UConn Medical Center in Farmington and Manchester Community College. With today’s CT Transit, you can ride the existing CT...
  • Christian Coffeehouse Presenting Music Series In Manchester

    Christian Coffeehouse Presenting Music Series In Manchester
    The Vernon-based Jacob's Well Coffeehouse, a monthly Christian nightclub, will celebrate its 20th anniversary by debuting a new music series in downtown Manchester Jan. 16. Drew Crandall, 59, of Ellington started the nightclub, which he describes as a...
  • Manchester Holiday Events Begin Thursday With Tree-Lighting

    Manchester Holiday Events Begin Thursday With Tree-Lighting
    MANCHESTER — Holiday events will begin Thursday with the downtown Christmas tree lighting and continue on Friday and Saturday. The tree-lighting ceremony is scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the lawn of St. James Church on Main Street. The event...
  • Hartford Makes White House Pledge To Get More Students To College

    Hartford Makes White House Pledge To Get More Students To College
    HARTFORD — Pledging to get more students to college, city school administrators on Thursday said they planned to raise the rate of Hartford graduates who enroll in postsecondary education to 70 percent by November 2015. Currently, 55 percent of...
  • Manchester Community College Offers Manufacturing Certification

    Manchester Community College Offers Manufacturing Certification
    MANCHESTER — Manchester Community College is enrolling students in the first manufacturing certification programs offered since a federal grant to boost manufacturing education was announced earlier this fall. The programs are conventional...